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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, May 14

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The Washington Ballet dancers Fernanda Oliveira, Daniel Savetta, Laura Chachich, Sukyung Park and Esmiana Jani strike a pose for a whimsical performance. (Steve Vaccariello)

May 15-June 30: Chromatisms

D.C. artist Javier Cabada hasn’t had an exhibition of new work in more than a decade, but tomorrow night the abstract expressionist painter will unveil a new collection of 30 colorful paintings at an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at Aaron Gallery in Northwest. Chromatisms will be on view through June 30.

May 17-18: Who Cares & Green Eggs and Ham

Do you like Green Eggs and Ham? I’m not referring to the book or quirky brunch items, but the dance by choreographer David Palmer, which The Washington Ballet will perform this Saturday and Sunday at THEARC Theater in Southeast. The program also includes George Balanchine’s Who Cares, which is set to music by George Gershwin.

Music: “Someone To Watch Over Me (Instrumental)” by George Gershwin

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