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The Food: Friend or Foe exhibit explores the complex relationships people often have with food.
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The Food: Friend or Foe exhibit explores the complex relationships people often have with food.

Jun. 10: Celebrity Autobiography
Tonight you can see the off-Broadway hit Celebrity Autobiography at the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sidney Harman Hall. The live comedy show features performances by actors from the screen and the stage. The cast will act out scenes from actual celebrity memoirs in this one-night-only stand-up style show, which starts at 8 p.m.

Jun. 10-30: Food: Friend or Foe
In Old Town Alexandria, the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Target Gallery presents Food: Friend or Foe, an all-media exhibition exploring the complex relationships people often have with food. Artists from all over the country and abroad contributed nineteen pieces to the exhibit, which looks at different aspects of food production and distribution, and also explores the more personal relationship between our bodies and what we put into them. From gold leaf potato chips to photography inspired by the infamous forbidden fruit from the Garden of Eden, you can see these works and more through June 30.

Music: “The Food (Instrumental)” by Common

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