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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, May 21

 

May 21-Jul. 28: Edvard Munch 

You can head to The National Gallery of Art to see Edvard Munch: A 150th Anniversary Tribute. The exhibit features more than 20 of the Norwegian painter and printmaker's works, including "The Madonna" and "The Scream". You can see these and more of the expressionist artist's work through July 28 on the Ground Floor of the Gallery's West Building. 

May 21: Capricious Summer 

You can head to Bistro Bohem at 7 tonight for a screening of Capricious Summer, a 1968 film by Oscar-winning director. The comedy follows three middle-aged men who are enjoying a leisurely summer, until a circus performer and his pretty assistant arrive. The event is held in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic.

Music: "Nightbook" by Ludovico Einaudi 

 

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