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In Anything Goes, a loud-mouthed showgirl and a novice broker embark on a maritime journey to true love.
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In Anything Goes, a loud-mouthed showgirl and a novice broker embark on a maritime journey to true love.

Jun. 14-Jul. 7: Anything Goes
The Kennedy Center presents Roundabout Theatre Company’s Anything Goes, a new Broadway revival of Cole Porter’s 1934 musical comedy. When lovers, liars and booze-swigging socialites set sail on a trans-atlantic cruise, they break out of their shells and into song. Featuring classic hits such as “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “It’s De-Lovely” and “You’re the Top,” this 2011 Tony Award-winner is on stage through July 7.

Jun. 15: Reel Water Film Festival
You can head to Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club tomorrow for the second annual Reel Water Film Festival, a non-profit event that aims to educate people about local and global water issues. At 2 p.m., the festival will screen more than 50 short films on topics ranging from wild weather to the accessibility of clean water. Then at 7:15 p.m. you can see the event’s feature film, Chasing Ice, an award-winning documentary that shows the rapid disintegration of the world’s glaciers.

Music: “Entr’ Acte” by Cole Porter

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