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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 29

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Sterling (Ricardo Frederick Evans) and Wolf (KenYatta Rogers) chat in Round House Theatre's production of Two Trains Running.
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Sterling (Ricardo Frederick Evans) and Wolf (KenYatta Rogers) chat in Round House Theatre's production of Two Trains Running.

Apr. 29-May 18: Turkish Tango

You can see the U.S. premiere of Turkish Tango by Rafael Bruza at Gunston Arts Center in Arlington through May 18. Presented by [Teatro de la Luna] (http://teatrodelaluna.org/home.htm) and directed by Mario Marcel, the comedy follows a pair of lovers and tango dancers from Argentina who must escape their country after committing a painful act. On their journey, the two pour their energy into securing musical accompaniment and find it in an unlikely third wheel, a guitarist from Lebanon.

Apr. 29-May 4: Two Trains Running It’s not too late to see August Wilson’s Two Trains Running at Round House Theatre Bethesda. Directed by Timothy Douglas, the play is on stage through Sunday and you can snag tickets to tonight’s performance for just ten bucks as part of $10 Tuesday. Set in Pittsburgh in 1969, the play is about African-American life in the 1960s. It centers on Memphis, the owner of a rundown diner, who finds himself torn between his real needs and his principles.

Music: “El Viaje (instrumental)” by Astor Piazzolla

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