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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, November 1

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This image is just one of the photos featured in the FotoWeekCentral exhibit at the National Geographic Museum Courtyard.
Photo by Aristide Economopoulos
This image is just one of the photos featured in the FotoWeekCentral exhibit at the National Geographic Museum Courtyard.

Nov. 1-10: FotoWeekDC 2013
FotoWeekDC 2013 kicks off tonight with a launch party at the National Geographic Museum in Northwest. The event starts at 7:30 and will include access to the outdoor FotoWeekCentral exhibit, which features juried work by more than 100 photographers, and Global Dance Hall music sponsored by Tropicalia and Eighteenth Street Lounge. You can also be one of the first to see Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment. This year’s FotoWeekDC has more partners than ever, with 50-plus galleries, museums, embassies and more opening up their spaces to present classes, events, and exhibits. The festival runs through November 10.

Nov. 1-3: Performing Indonesia: A Festival and Conference of Music, Dance, and Drama
Today through Sunday you can attend Performing Indonesia: A Festival and Conference of Music, Dance, and Drama at the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries and Ripley Center. You can experience Indonesian culture at free events, including traditional dance and shadow-puppet theater performances.

Music: “Indonesia (instrumental)” by Jazz Liberatorz

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