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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, October 30

Dancers Catherine Roth and Tyrone Walker perform in MOVEiUS Contemporary Ballet's Locally Grown.
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Dancers Catherine Roth and Tyrone Walker perform in MOVEiUS Contemporary Ballet's Locally Grown.

Oct. 30: A Flower is a Lovesome Thing
Tonight you can hear singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Nellie McKay perform alongside the Grammy Award-winning Turtle Island Quartet in a new collaborative program called A Flower is a Lovesome Thing. The concert, which will be held at the [Reston Community Center] (http://www.restoncommunitycenter.com/>) at 8 p.m., will include a medley of jazz, cabaret and original songs as the group pays tribute to artists such as Billie Holiday, Billy Strayhorn, Doris Day and more.

Nov. 2: Locally Grown
This Saturday, MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet makes its debut as the Resident Contemporary Ballet Company of Montgomery County College Community Arts Center with a mixed repertory program performed at the Silver Spring venue at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Locally Grown features works by local choreographers, including Eric Hampton’s Nocturne I, which hasn’t been staged in the D.C. area in more than a decade.

Music: “A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing” by Christian McBride/Gregory Hutchinson/Joe Henderson/Scott, Stephen/Wynton Marsalis

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