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Bruce Waldman's Jazz Musicians is showing in Line and Shadow at Washington's Old Print Gallery.
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Bruce Waldman's Jazz Musicians is showing in Line and Shadow at Washington's Old Print Gallery.

(June 10-July 8) LINES AND SHADOWS IN 3D!

All you need is a trip to your local multiplex to see that the third dimension is the bee's knees these days. The Old Print Gallery in Northwest Washington jumps on the bandwagon with Line & Shadow opening Friday. Lines and light are manipulated to explore depth and perception in the collection of prints by early 20th century and contemporary artists. Three-dimensional worlds are depicted on two-dimensional paper through early July.

(June 9-11) CHEKHOV'S ORCHARD

Washington's Theatre Lab has Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard Thursday through Saturday. The playwright's tragicomedy about a Russian family's final days at its estate is explored throughout the theater space with scenes set up on and off the stage.

(June 8) MOSTLY INNOCUOUS FEVER AT THE BLACK CAT

Dengue Fever is a tropical disease, but it’s also a Los Angeles-based band that combines surf and psychedelic rock with Cambodian pop music. The group stops by Northwest's Black Cat tonight for a set of songs in Khmer and English.

Music: “Cannibal Courtship” by Dengue Fever

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No Resume? Criminal Background? No Problem At This Yonkers Bakery

Social justice is part of the recipe at New York's Greyston Bakery. The firm, whose clients include Ben & Jerry's, hires locals whose legal status or work history might otherwise make them unhirable.
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The Future Of Cardiology Will Be Shown In 3-D

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