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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, February 4

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In Glassheart, The Beast has waited for his true love so long that he's running out of faith...and money.
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In Glassheart, The Beast has waited for his true love so long that he's running out of faith...and money.

Feb. 4-16: Glassheart
Ever wonder how The Beast would have fared if Beauty hadn't shown up? It's not too late to find out in Glassheart, which is on stage at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Northeast through February 16. Written by Reina Hardy, this modern version of the classic fairy tale is not set in a castle, but in a shabby apartment near a convenience store, where The Beast lives with his one remaining magical servant.

Feb. 4: Indigenous
You can head to The Hamilton in Northwest tonight to see blues-rock trio Indigenous. The son of a musician, front man Mato Nanji's style is informed by both guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix, B.B. King and Stevie Ray Vaughan, and his Native heritage and upbringing on the Yankton Sioux reservation in South Dakota. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by the blues band Moonshine Society.

Music: "Farewell Blues (Nylon Guitar Instrumental Version) by Lee Soo Young


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