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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, May 16, 2013

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Acclaimed local dancer Christopher K. Morgan's company will be performing at Dance Place this weekend in a joint venture with NY-based company skybetter and associates.
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Acclaimed local dancer Christopher K. Morgan's company will be performing at Dance Place this weekend in a joint venture with NY-based company skybetter and associates.

May 18-19: NY and DC Contemporary Dance

Two contemporary dance companies are collaborating in a weekend of dance starting this Saturday at Dance Place in Northeast. The D.C.-based company Christopher K. Morgan & Artists will join forces with the New York-based group skybetter and associates for two evenings of abstract dance.

May 16-18: Osage County

The Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County opens tonight at The Theatre Lab, and runs through Saturday. Directed by mother-daughter duo Delia and Deborah Taylor, the dysfunctional family drama follows a large clan from rural Oklahoma who must confront their deepest secrets after the family's patriarch mysteriously vanishes.

May 17-19: 22nd Annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

The 22nd Annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival kicks off tomorrow night at the [Reston Town Center] (www.restontowncenter.com/). The free event will feature live performances, various media by more than 200 artists, and kid-friendly activities through Sunday.

Music: "Too Late Instrumental" by No Doubt

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