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Caption: "Moat II" by Danielle Mysliwiec was created in oil on wood panel, and is one of the pieces included in My Kind of Magic.
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Caption: "Moat II" by Danielle Mysliwiec was created in oil on wood panel, and is one of the pieces included in My Kind of Magic.

May 20-Jun. 29: My Kind of Magic
This week you can be enchanted by a new exhibit at Project 4 Gallery on U Street. My Kind of Magic is a group exhibition that delves into the varying rituals and techniques used by 10 contributing artists. The collection, which celebrates happy accidents and the creative process, will be up through June 29.  

May 20-Jun. 15: Loose Cannon
The Watergate Gallery & Frame Design in Northwest D.C. presents a new exhibit by Ethan Rochmis. Although the local artist works in a variety of media, Loose Cannon features colorful examples of ink on paper.  You can check out this bold body of work through June 15. 

May 21: Ludovico Einaudi
You can hear acclaimed musician Ludovico Einaudi perform with his full ensemble at the Warner Theater tomorrow night, starting at 8. The Italian pianist and composer is currently on tour, sharing songs from his latest album, In a Time Lapse.

Music: "Life" by Ludovico Einaudi from In a Time Lapse

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