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A massive coral reef sculpture is on display at The American Association for the Advancement of Science Gallery in Washington.
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A massive coral reef sculpture is on display at The American Association for the Advancement of Science Gallery in Washington.

(Nov. 17-March 2) Under the sea
It isn’t too often that you get to go under the sea, but Beneath the Surface: Rediscovering a World Worth Conserving promises to take you there with photography, sculpture, paintings and mixed media works. The exhibit opens today at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Gallery in Northwest Washington.

(Nov. 17-Jan. 2013) A Song for the Horse Nation
The enduring relationship between Native tribes and horses is the focus of A Song for the Horse Nation showing through 2013 at the National Museum of the American Indian. Paintings, mannequins and plenty of text tell the epic story of the horse’s influence on Native Americans.

(Nov. 18) All along the Turtle Island
The Turtle Island Quartet takes its name from creation mythology found in Native American folklore. The Grammy-winning classical-jazz fusionists try and create something new out of the music of Jimi Hendrix tomorrow night at Strathmore in North Bethesda.

Music: “Hey Joe” by Turtle Island Quartet

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