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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, September 4

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The Václav Havel Project: Antiwords and The Unveiling, a double-bill, is part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival 2013 and will be presented at the Atlas Performing Arts Center on September 24th and 25th at 8 p.m.
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The Václav Havel Project: Antiwords and The Unveiling, a double-bill, is part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival 2013 and will be presented at the Atlas Performing Arts Center on September 24th and 25th at 8 p.m.

Sept. 5-Oct. 31: Mutual Inspirations Festival
The Embassy of the Czech Republic’s annual Mutual Inspirations Festival launches tomorrow and runs through October 31. This year’s focus is playwright, dissident and former Czech president Václav Havel, whose life and legacy will be celebrated through film, theater, music, art and discussion at venues throughout the D.C. area. Tomorrow night you can attend Václav Havel's Evening at 6 p.m., which will include the unveiling of a photography exhibition and a screening of the documentary Citizen Havel Goes on Vacation.

Sept. 4-Oct. 13: Night and Reflection: Drawings by Charles Ritchie
Night and Reflection: Drawings by Charles Ritchie goes on view today at Georgetown University’s Spagnuolo Art Gallery. The work will be up through October 13 and features drawings of nocturnal landscapes and unoccupied interiors. There will be a gallery talk and reception tonight at 5.

Music: “Night and Day instrumental” by Living Legends

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 4, 2015

You can see two exhibits and rub elbows with the artists behind the work.
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