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Rodriguez brings love and protest to the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.
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Rodriguez brings love and protest to the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.

(Aug. 27) The Ed Dixon Show

You may never have heard of Ed Dixon. The character actor has pretty much been living on Broadway for more than forty years. Over the course of his career he's run into Leonard Bernstein, Bob Fosse, Tony Danza, and a crippling drug addiction. He'll perform a few tunes and look back on his life on stage and off tonight at Signature Theatre in Arlington.

(Aug. 31-Sept. 2) Regal Rodgers and Hammerstein

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I is staged with a full Broadway orchestra Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Wolf Trap in Vienna. The musical explores the various complexities involved in home schooling a set of young royals.

(Aug. 30) Rodriguez

Rodriguez drops by the District this week and that's a small miracle because the folk musician was rumored dead for several years. Though he never sold a ton of records in the United States, the Detroit native's music had a significant impact abroad in the 1970s--especially in South Africa and Australia. You can hear the poetry that brought the man back to music after a second career in construction Thursday night at Washington's Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.

Music: "Scherzo and Trio" by Penguin Cafe Orchestra


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