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Arcadia is one of many films screening this weekend at the Chesapeake Film Festival.
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Arcadia is one of many films screening this weekend at the Chesapeake Film Festival.

(Sept. 21-23) Your festival wish is the Washington area's festival command
Whether you like your festivals street, art, film, or music-themed, the Washington area has you covered this weekend. For street festival fun the Third Annual 17th Street Festival brings music art and food to the pavement between Riggs Place and P Street tomorrow.

(Sept. 22) Art hits Hyattsville
For more art there's the 5th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival all day tomorrow. All the food and drink you could hope for accompanies over 50 visual and performing artists.

(Sept. 21-23) Film in Easton
The Chesapeake Film Festival kicks off today and continues all weekend in Easton, Maryland. You can take in dozens of homegrown and international documentaries, narratives, and shorts.

(Sept. 21-23) High Zero Festival in Charm City
A music festival may sound more like a summer affair, but the High Zero Festival is not your typical outdoor extravaganza. The four-day foray into experimental music brings musicians from all over the country and all over Charm City to tinker and celebrate life on the avant-garde at Theatre Project on West Preston Street in Baltimore.

Music: "Gettysburg" by Ratatat

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