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Lauren and Daniel Goans spent most of their first year of marriage on the road. The husband and wife folk duo will stop in D.C. and Vienna, Va. this week as part of their Native Air tour.
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Lauren and Daniel Goans spent most of their first year of marriage on the road. The husband and wife folk duo will stop in D.C. and Vienna, Va. this week as part of their Native Air tour.

Aug. 30: Lowland Hum
Husband and wife folk duo Lowland Hum is coming to Jammin Java in Vienna this Friday at 7 p.m. Based out of North Carolina, Daniel and Lauren Goans released their debut album, Native Air, earlier this month. Most of the songs were written during their first year of marriage, and Daniel says the album refers to a shared journey in their search for a new identity. “You know, we’re two very different people hoping to create something cohesive together.” A visual artist, Lauren built a forest-inspired installation to serve as a backdrop during the band’s performances. Indie-folk musician Christopher Graham will also perform.

Aug. 27-29: Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers
You can see Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers through Thursday at West End Cinema. The documentary features surveillance footage, animation and interviews with those closely involved with some of the high-profile heists pulled off by “The Pink Panthers,” a notorious gang of jewel thieves from the former Yugoslavia.

Music: “Until You Love Me (instrumental)” by Henry Mancini

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