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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Oct. 20

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The Virginia Chamber Orchestra drops all sorts of Mozart this weekend.
Virginia Chamber Orchestra
The Virginia Chamber Orchestra drops all sorts of Mozart this weekend.

(Oct. 20-29) A meeting of the minds produces Visible Impact
Georgetown University presents the DiverseABILITY Forum this weekend. Policymakers, educators and artists take part in workshops, discussions and performances related to the future of our disabled communities. The centerpiece is Visible Impact, performed by an ensemble of Georgetown and Gallaudet University students today through next Saturday. The production melds monologue, scene work, Shakespeare and movement to celebrate the difference, inclusion and evolving capabilities of all people.

(Oct. 23) Virginia Chamber Orchestra
The Virginia Chamber Orchestra opens another season of classics this weekend at the Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale. Bravo Mozart features a whole lot of Wolfgang Sunday afternoon. 

Music: “Layla” by Eric Clapton


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