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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Nov. 10

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Jake Muirhead's sketchy prints are showing at Old Print Gallery in Northwest Washington.
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Jake Muirhead's sketchy prints are showing at Old Print Gallery in Northwest Washington.

(Nov. 13) The legacy of Choral Arts

The Choral Arts Society of Washington has been harmonizing under the direction of Norman Scribner since he founded the group back in 1965. Scribner’s final season kicks off Sunday afternoon at The Kennedy Center with Homage to Modern Classics. The concert features selections by Stravinsky, Bernstein and Prokofiev.

(Nov. 11-Jan. 23) The prints of Jake Muirhead
Local printmaker Jake Muirhead opens a show of new works at the Old Print Gallery in Northwest Washington tomorrow. The artist uses a sketchy approach in his still lifes and portraits for a lively effect.

(Nov. 10-20) fallFRINGE
Washington’s Capital Fringe theater festival ended months ago, but the responsible parties have much more to offer. Enter fallFRINGE, continuing through November 20. Expect solo shows, ensembles, puppets and experimental works at The Shop in Northwest.

Music: “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” by The Rolling Stones


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