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Xiomara Reyes and Herman Cornejo perform in American Ballet Theatre's "Don Quixote."
Xiomara Reyes and Herman Cornejo perform in American Ballet Theatre's "Don Quixote."

April 18 to 20: "Don Quixote"

You can visit the Kennedy Center through Sunday to see American Ballet Theatre perform "Don Quixote," staged by Kevin McKenzie and Susan Jones with choreography by Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky. Set in Spain, the light-hearted ballet tells the story of a knight named Don Quixote who thinks he's found the woman of his dreams. The problem is the lovely maiden's father already has a suitor in mind, and his daughter has her eyes set on someone else. Matadors, gypsies, a giant windmill and vibrant costumes help set the scene in this classic ballet.

April 18 to June 27: "What Not to Wear: Women Sculptors"

You can check out a fashion-focused exhibit through June 27 at George Washington University's Luther W. Brady Art Gallery. "What Not to Wear: Women Sculptors" features work by 10 contemporary artists who use clothing and design to create sculpture exploring the perceived societal roles of women.

Music: “Act I: A square in Barcelona” by Sofia National Opera Orchestra


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