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In this oil painting, artist Linda Lawler portrays her mother as Gaea, the Greek goddess of Earth.
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In this oil painting, artist Linda Lawler portrays her mother as Gaea, the Greek goddess of Earth.

Apr. 4-May 6: Everyday Gods & Goddesses
You can visit The Art League in Alexandria, where the exhibit Everyday Gods & Goddesses will go on display tomorrow. The collection of whimsical oil paintings by Linda Lawler depicts her family and friends as mythical deities. You can see the exhibit, including a self-portrait of the artist as Bacchus, the Greek god of wine, through May 6.

Apr. 3-28: Andy and the Shadows
Theatre J presents Andy and the Shadows by Ari Roth as part of Locally Grown: Community Supported Art Festival. The comedy follows Andy Glickstein, who worries that he can't get hitched because he hasn't suffered enough. Winner of the Streisand Award for Playwriting, the play will be on stage at the Washington DC Jewish Community Center through April 28, and you can attend a pay-what-you-can preview on April 3, 4 and 9.

Music: "Secret Smile" by Phish

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