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This photo shows the interior of the Washington National Cathedral with scaffolding as a result of the August 2011 earthquake, which damaged sections of the building. It is part of Winterbottom's Gothic Resilience series.
Colin Winterbottom
This photo shows the interior of the Washington National Cathedral with scaffolding as a result of the August 2011 earthquake, which damaged sections of the building. It is part of Winterbottom's Gothic Resilience series.

Jan. 10-Feb. 10: Gothic Resilience
The Washington National Cathedral has been a stunning part of D.C.'s urban landscape for many years. After the August 2011 earthquake damaged the iconic structure, photographer Colin Winterbottom began documenting the building and some of the hand-carved architectural elements that were affected by the quake. Gothic Resilience, a collection of his images from the restoration and recovery process, will be on display at Long View Gallery through February 10.

Jan. 11-31: International Exhibition
In celebration of Korean American Day, which is this Sunday, the Korean Cultural Center at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea will host an exhibition of traditional Korean clothing, known as hanbok. The exhibit will also include contemporary Korean styles, and features fashions by 22 Korean designers. You can check it out through January 31.

Jan. 10: BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
You can swing by The Barns at Wolf Trap tonight at 8 p.m. for a concert by the first Cajun band to win a GRAMMY Award. The rhythms of the bayou will flow through you as BeauSoilel avec Michael Doucet perform their boot-stomping blend of New Orleans jazz, calypso, and zydeco.

Music: "L'ouragon" by BeauSoleil

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