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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 29, 2013

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"Raku Buffalo" by Klaudia Levin of Silver Spring, Md. is just one of the animal-inspired ceramic works featured in the Creatures in Clay exhibit.
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"Raku Buffalo" by Klaudia Levin of Silver Spring, Md. is just one of the animal-inspired ceramic works featured in the Creatures in Clay exhibit.

Jul. 29: The DC Youth Slam Team

Split This Rock's DC Youth Slam Team performs for free tonight at The Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage. Starting at 5:30 p.m., a dozen local teens will highlight issues of social justice through the art of slam poetry. The showcase is the team's final sendoff before the kids depart for the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival in Chicago.

Jul. 29-Sept. 2: Creatures in Clay

You can see an exhibit of ceramic works inspired by all things furry and feathered at Scope Gallery in Alexandria, where Creatures in Clay opens today. The show features bird houses, dog dishes, guinea piggy banks, and more pieces that were carefully crafted by Washington Ceramic Guild potters. The menagerie of sculpted works will be on view through September 2.

Music: "Animal Instinct (Instrumental)" by Mobb Deep

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