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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Feb. 5

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Martha Jackson-Jarvis' monoprint, "Spirit Bones I", is one of the works featured in In Unison at GMU's Center for the Arts.
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Martha Jackson-Jarvis' monoprint, "Spirit Bones I", is one of the works featured in In Unison at GMU's Center for the Arts.

Feb. 5: John Denver: A Rocky Mountain High Concert
Tonight you can head to Strathmore at 8 p.m. for John Denver: A Rocky Mountain High Concert. The performance will pay tribute to the late musician with vintage footage of Denver playing, accompanied live by members of his original touring band and a string section.

Feb. 5-Mar. 6: In Unison: 21 Washington, D.C. Artists
What happens when you gather a group of artists from different backgrounds and disciplines into a print studio? They make art, of course! George Mason University's School of Art presents In Unison: 21 Washington, D.C. Artists at the Mason Hall Atrium Gallery through March 6. The exhibit displays a series of monoprints by a diverse group of artists who came together with different interests but one shared purpose: to create.

Music: "Take Me Home Country Roads (Acoustic Instrumental Version)" by The Acoustic Guitar Troubadours 

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