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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, January 9

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Artist Cathy Kwart says her love for color and design informs every composition.
Photo courtesy of Gallery B
Artist Cathy Kwart says her love for color and design informs every composition.

Jan. 9-Feb. 1: New Works on Paper
Now through February 1 you can see New Works on Paper by four local artists at Bethesda’s Gallery B. The exhibit features roughly 40 water-based media paintings by Cathy Kwart, Catherine Levinson, Bonny Lundy and Virginia Mahoney. There will be an opening reception tomorrow night from 6 to 9 in conjunction with the Bethesda Art Walk, which is held on the second Friday of every month.

Jan. 10-11: Brave New World: Music of The Tempest
You can visit the Washington National Cathedral tomorrow and Saturday at 8 p.m. to hear Folger Consort’s presentation of Brave New World: Music of the Tempest. The concert will feature the Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra Tempesta di Mare in a program that explores and celebrates Shakespeare’s The Tempest through musical interpretations spanning more than three centuries. Robert Aubry Davis will lead a pre-concert discussion tomorrow night at 6:30.

Music: “Brave New World (Instrumental)” by The Foreign Exchange

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