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Killer Legs will be kicking it at Washington's Studio Gallery for the next few weeks.
Joyce McCarten
Killer Legs will be kicking it at Washington's Studio Gallery for the next few weeks.

(April 25-May 20) The Big Meal
A family tradition is traced through five generations in The Big Meal, opening tomorrow at Northwest Washington’s Studio Theatre. Nicole and Sam frequent their favorite restaurant first as a couple, then with their parents, their own kids, and eventually their kids’ kids. Moments both epic and intimate show a family in all of its glorious phases of functionality.

(April 24-May 25) Pablo and Henri
The work of two very big deals in the art world is showcased through late May at Neptune Fine Art in Georgetown. On Paper: Picasso & Matisse features a number of prints, etchings, and drawings by the two masters. The exhibit focuses on a few of Pablo and Henri’s favorite models and muses.

(April 25-May 19) Check out the stems on this one
Studio Gallery in Northwest focuses on a few sets of stems through mid-May. Killer Legs features unapologetic charcoal and collage renditions of femininity by Washington’s own Joyce McCarten. The drawings are all accented by pointed shoes-a reminder that the legs on display draw attention, carry confidence, and hold a fair amount of allure, too.

Music: “Seriously” by Shlohmo

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