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"Elizabeth Warren" by Geoff Stein features collage from the Dodd Frank Act and acrylic on canvas. It is just one of the pieces included in Drawing Perspectives.
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"Elizabeth Warren" by Geoff Stein features collage from the Dodd Frank Act and acrylic on canvas. It is just one of the pieces included in Drawing Perspectives.

Aug. 19: Summer Hummer
You can start your week on a saucy note at the second annual Summer Hummer performance at the Signature Theatre in Arlington. Directed by Eric Schaeffer, 100 percent of proceeds from the event will be donated to Taking Care of Our Own, Theatre Washington’s emergency aid fund for theatre professionals. Tonight at 7 and 9 p.m. more than 40 local actors will sing, dance and strip during the bawdy, burlesque show. It’s all for a good cause. Are you coming?

Aug. 19-Sept. 26: Drawing Perspectives
A new exhibit opens today at the Marlboro Gallery of Prince George’s Community College in Largo. Drawing Perspectives features work by more than a dozen artists, who each take a unique approach to the visual medium of drawing. From abstract work to installation and illustrations, the collection presents a variety of styles and skills, which you can see through September 26.

Music: “The Stripper” by David Rose & His Orchestra

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