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Manhattan is a classic love story involving Woody Allen, his 17-year-old girlfriend, his lesbian ex-wife, and his best friend's mistress.
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Manhattan is a classic love story involving Woody Allen, his 17-year-old girlfriend, his lesbian ex-wife, and his best friend's mistress.

(March 25) Battle of the Beats
If you love hip-hop, dance, and a good competition, there’s a show that will make you want to pop, lock, and break it down at Artisphere in Rosslyn Friday night. Battle of the Dance Crews brings break dancers from the Washington area, Senegal, and France together for an unconventional evening of international exchange.

(March 24) The Manhattan of the movies
Before he fell in love with France, New York City was Woody Allen’s main muse. The prolific filmmaker’s 1979 classic romantic comedy Manhattan screens tonight at the Phillips Collection in Northwest Washington.

(March 25-27) Eddie, Denzel, Jay-Z, Will Smith, and Jay Pharoah
You can catch Eddie Murphy, Will Smith, Jay-Z, and Denzel Washington in once place this weekend, as long as you don’t mind if none of them are actually there. Saturday Night Live’s hottest new impressionist Jay Pharoah spends three nights of the SNL off-season at the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse.

Music: “Misty” by Chuck Brown & Ivan Goff

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