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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Nov. 16

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Sol LeWitt's 'Wavy Brushstrokes Superimposed' is among the prints showing in Multiplicity at the American Art Museum.
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Sol LeWitt's 'Wavy Brushstrokes Superimposed' is among the prints showing in Multiplicity at the American Art Museum.

(Nov. 16-March 11) Just as good without Michael Keaton
The American Art Museum takes the “more is more” approach in Multiplicity. The exhibition features large-scale prints and focuses on how the best contemporary printmakers inject a certain uniqueness into their work through repetition and pairing of images.

(Nov. 16) The Sri-Lankan-Canadian author
Sri-Lankan born Canadian author Michael Ondaatje drops by Washington’s Sixth & I Historic Synagogue tonight. The Booker Prize-winning author of The English Patient reads from his latest novel, The Cat’s Table which follows an eleven-year-old boy on a sea voyage filled with adventure, jazz, and childhood discovery.

(Nov. 17) You’re legendary, Buster
Northeast Washington’s African Continuum Theatre Company opens The Legend of Buster Neal tomorrow. A fearless civil rights activist finds the challenge of a lifetime in the form of his great-great grandson. The two work through family issues, blame games and the use of “the N-word”.

Music:  “Sleepwalkin’” by Modest Mouse


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