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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Feb. 10

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Local photographers narrate their travels in Mirror to the World.
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Local photographers narrate their travels in Mirror to the World.

(Feb. 10-16) Short docs
Four of this year’s five Oscar-nominated documentary shorts begin screening today at Washington’s West End Cinema. You can see inspiring and heartbreaking stories from Japan, Pakistan, Iraq and Birmingham, Alabama.

(Feb. 10-27) Mirror To The World
There’s a collection of documentary photography showing at Glen Echo Park’s Photoworks Gallery until the end of February. Mirror to the World features the photos of a few talented locals who tell stories with pictures that span the globe and the District.

(Feb. 10-March 11) Under Cover
A pair of artists document ever-shifting notions of shelter and privacy in Under Cover, showing at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. The show features works of sculpture, photography and video that explore how private dwellings and public spaces have begun to merge in our densely populated cities and infinitely populated World Wide Web.

Music: “Inchworm” by Battles

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