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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, June 20

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Happy summer solstice! Feel free to celebrate with some art.
Sean Rameswaram
Happy summer solstice! Feel free to celebrate with some art.

(June 20) Have yourself a summer!
Happy summer solstice! If you forgot to plan a corresponding party, Hillyer Art Space in Northwest Washington has you covered. The gallery marks the longest day of the year with music, food, and drink, but it’s really an excuse to get you to check out its exhibition featuring more than 80 local and international artists.

(June 20) African Washingtonians
Today’s also World Refugee Day. Arlington’s Ethiopian Community Development Council marks the occasion with a photo exhibit of African refugees in the DC area. African Journeys highlights a selection of extraordinary stories about the region’s resettled refugees tonight at Ethiopic Restaurant in Northeast Washington.

(June 20) Peacedrobe
Jackie Flanagan left a corporate career to pursue her passion for fashion, and she’ll talk shop this evening at the American Art Museum. The owner of Northwest Washington’s Nana discusses her love for finely crafted vintage goods and her desire to create ethically made clothing.

Music: “Sunshine” by David Guetta & Avicii

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