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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, March 1

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You can don your finest Transylvanian garb for Socky Horror Puppet Show at The Pinch. This weekend's performances are free, but donations are appreciated.
Nu Sass Productions
You can don your finest Transylvanian garb for Socky Horror Puppet Show at The Pinch. This weekend's performances are free, but donations are appreciated.

Mar. 1-3: Socky Horror Puppet Show
It's just a jump to the left, and then a step to The Pinch in Northwest D.C., where Nu Sass Productions is presenting Socky Horror Puppet Show. Written by Richard O'Brien and directed by Emily Crockett, this unique twist on the cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show involves live actors and sock puppets. Attendees are encouraged to dress up, wear newspapers as hats, and participate in all the traditional revelry. You can catch the show tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. and 11, or see the final performance this Sunday at 4. 

Mar. 1-Apr. 13: Francophonie Cultural Festival 2013
Starting today you can experience the diverse arts of the French-speaking world at the Francophonie Cultural Festival 2013, which runs through April 13 and will bring music, theater, film, food, and more to venues throughout the D.C.-area. C'est magnifique!

Mar. 1-31: Power Art
This month you can check out Power Art at Del Ray Artisans in Alexandria. The exhibit features quilts from the nationally touring Power Suits collection and artwork that connotes power, however you define it.

Music: "Time Warp (Instrumental)" by Richard O'Brien

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