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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, May 30

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Jun. 1-2: 35th Annual Celebration of Textiles
This weekend you can visit the gardens of The Textile Museum in Northwest for the 35th Annual Celebration of Textiles, a two-day festival teaching and sharing the art of fabric. The free family-friendly festival will provide opportunities for children of all ages to explore the textile arts through hands-on activities such as printing, weaving and basket-making. There will also be live demonstrations from local guilds, and traditional Indonesian and Lao music performances. The festival kicks off at 10 a.m. on Saturday and ends at 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Jun. 1: The Three B’s: Bach, Beethoven, Brahms
This Saturday night at 7: 30 you can head to Artisphere in Arlington to hear the National Chamber Ensemble perform pieces by three renowned composers. The Three B’s will feature music by Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, including Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4.

Music: “Piano concerto no. 4 in G major, op. 58: III. Rondo (Vivace)” by Ludwig van Beethoven


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