Brian Dupont's "Endgame" features text painted on chunks of metal. There will be an opening soiree for Appropriated Texts this Saturday at 6:30 p.m., with live music by Blackberry Blonde.
Mar. 7-8: Lula Washington Dance Theatre
Los Angeles-based dance group Lula Washington Dance Theatre will be at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown tonight and tomorrow — The internationally-acclaimed group explores African-American culture and history through a combination of various dance techniques, performance art, and athleticism.
Mar. 7-17: Heartstrings & Shoestrings- Stories of Love and Woe
A joint project by two local performance art companies, UpRooted Dance and Happenstance Theater, opens tonight at the Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring. You can see Heartstrings & Shoestrings—Stories of Love and Woe through March 17. The dance theater event takes audience members on the dizzying adventure that is love, as female performers share their personal stories of heartache.
Mar. 7-Apr. 14: Appropriated Texts
Appropriated Texts opens today at Adah Rose Gallery in Kensington. Brian Dupont takes snippets from tweets, published writings, and President Obama's birth certificate, then paints the words on metal, distorting and erasing the information in the process.
Music: "What's Luv (Instrumental)" by Fat Joe feat. Ashanti & Ja Rule