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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, March 21, 2013

This photo from Alissa Taylor's Tucker County WV series is one of the works featured in tonight's Spring Solstice exhibit and party.
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This photo from Alissa Taylor's Tucker County WV series is one of the works featured in tonight's Spring Solstice exhibit and party.

Mar. 21: Spring Solstice Art Exhibit/Celebration & Fundraiser

You can support the arts tonight at a Spring Solstice Art Exhibit/Celebration & Fundraiser. The event is free, but proceeds from the cash bar benefit The Anacostia Playhouse. The reception starts at 6 p.m. and will be held at Greenhouse 11 in Northwest. Four local artists will showcase their work while D.C.-based instrumental band Star FK Radium plays its rock-infused chamber music. The exhibition of mixed media and photography will be up through late April.

Mar. 21-24: DC Tap Fest

Chloe & Maud Productions presents the 5th Annual DC Tap Festival through March 24. DC Tap Fest kicks off today with a competition, which will be followed by three days of more than 30 dance classes at DC Dance Collective in Northwest. There will be an All Star Concert: Tap On Fire, March 23 at 8 p.m. in The Duke Ellington Theatre, with special performances by Grammy Award-winning singer Mya and 9-year-old tap prodigy, Luke Spring, among others.

Music: "Solitude Rotation" by Star FK Radium

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