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The Ballet Nacional de Cuba performs "Swan Lake."
Ballet Nacional de Cuba
The Ballet Nacional de Cuba performs "Swan Lake."

(May 31) BALLET NACIONAL DE CUBA After a decade away Ballet Nacional de Cuba returns to the Kennedy Center for six days of performances. Today and tomorrow the company offers "The Magic of Dance," a compilation of ballet hits including "Swan Lake" and "Sleeping Beauty;" Thursday through Sunday the troupe presents its acclaimed take on "Don Quixote."

(June 1-June 26) BOOTYCANDY Washington's Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has "Bootycandy" today through late June. Playwright Robert O'Hara portrays what it's like growing up gay and African American in these United States with outrageous humor and heart.

(May 31) ALEXANDER AND FAM Alexander Ebert is best known as the frontman for the Los Angeles folk-rock posse Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes. The songwriter plays a solo set of folksy originals tonight at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Northwest Washington.

Music: "Home" by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes

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