(Feb. 7-19) Electile Dysfunction
Two thousand twelve stands to be a big year for politics and the District has its fair share of political theater, art and film to see you through it. Electile Dysfunction is showing at Northwest Washington's Theater J through the 19th. The musical satire stars a group of drag queens vying for the Republican presidential nomination.
(Feb. 6-26) Love, Politics & Scrabble
(Feb. 6-9) Addition Incorporated
For a political documentary Washington's E Street Cinema has Addiction Incorporated through Thursday. The film follows scientist and whistleblower Victor DeNoble through the 80s and 90s as he engineers a "safer cigarette" that ended up proving the addictive properties of nicotine.
Music: "New Breed" by James Brown
Virginia's attorney general Ken Cuccinelli will face former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe in November to become Virginia's 72nd governor.