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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 9

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"You're Welcome (Milkmaid)" is a work in charcoal, encaustic and mixed media that inspired artist Marcie Wolf-Hubbard's husband David to write a song entitled "Summer's Love". You can hear an instrumental version of the song in the background of today's Art Beat.
Marcie Wolf-Hubbard
"You're Welcome (Milkmaid)" is a work in charcoal, encaustic and mixed media that inspired artist Marcie Wolf-Hubbard's husband David to write a song entitled "Summer's Love". You can hear an instrumental version of the song in the background of today's Art Beat.

Jul. 9-31: For Mature Audiences Only
Local artist Marcie Wolf-Hubbard has a new exhibit on view at 49 West Coffeehouse Wine Bar & Gallery in Annapolis. Colorful backgrounds make marble-like white and gray figures stand out in For Mature Audiences: Figurative Paintings in Encaustic & Mixed Media. The artist says her work is "an appreciation of the life, personality, spirit and beauty of humanity." You can check it out through July 31.

Jul. 9-Aug. 4: America All Better!!
The past few years, things were looking pretty bleak for the US of A, but now the country is all better...sort of. Improvisational sketch comedy group The Second City returns to Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company to unite D.C. and Chicago-based actors in America All Better!! The show explores the ironies and idiosyncrasies of American society and politics, and runs through August 4.

Music: "Summer's Love (Instrumental)" by David Hubbard

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