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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Feb. 13

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Cute canines and cats are showing at Workhouse Arts Center.
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Cute canines and cats are showing at Workhouse Arts Center.

(Feb. 13-March 6) Rescue Me

There's a whole lot of love going around this time of year and Lorton's Workhouse Arts Center is falling in line with "Rescue Me", an exhibit of paintings depicting adorable canines and cats that have been rescued from shelters and life on the streets.

(Feb. 13-24) Don't rescue me?

Less conventionally lovable animals are depicted in Elizabeth Holtry's Toile de Jouy, showing until February 24th at Hillyer Art Space in Northwest Washington. The artist showcases paintings of hyenas, rats and various insects to address our animal prejudices.

(Feb. 13) Mad Love

Roses are red. Violets are blue. If you hate Valentine's Day, this one's for you: Washington's Young Playwrights' Theater puts down love with three performances in Mad Love tonight at GALA Hispanic Theatre in Columbia Heights.

Music: "So Much Love to Give" by the Freeloaders

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