WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Feb. 11

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"Open Galaxy" by Carolyn Goodrich is one of the pieces featured in Show Me What You're Working With! at the Brentwood Arts Exchange. 
 
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  "Open Galaxy" by Carolyn Goodrich is one of the pieces featured in Show Me What You're Working With! at the Brentwood Arts Exchange.   

Feb. 11-Mar. 10: Good People

When life hits hard, the actors in Good People hit back harder. This dark comedy is raw, human and emotional as it portrays life in a down and tumble neighborhood of South Boston. For a theater experience that will leave you contemplating the economy, class, and relationships, you can head to Arena Stage through March 10.

Feb. 11-Apr. 6: Show Me What You’re Working With!

You can view a collection of artwork by members of the Black Artists of DC at Brentwood Arts Exchange through April 6. The exhibit features work by 17 artists, who explore historical and contemporary interpretations of the African and African-American experience through sculpture, painting, photography, and more.

Music: “I’m Shipping Up To Boston Instrumental” by Dropkick Murphys

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