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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, May 19

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Artist Judy Rushin suspends some of her work in mid-air, allowing the pieces to move when visitors pass by.
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Artist Judy Rushin suspends some of her work in mid-air, allowing the pieces to move when visitors pass by.
Artist Judy Rushin suspends some of her work in mid-air, allowing the pieces to move when visitors pass by. (CulturalDC)

May 19-June 1: The Threepenny Opera

In a dystopian future, London’s haves and have-nots clash while preparing for the coronation of King William V. In a city stricken by poverty, the thief king Macheath reigns supreme. That is, until he tangles with the wrong women. The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht’s musical critique of capitalism, is on stage at Arlington’s Signature Theatre through June 1. The play includes graphic language and adult themes.

May 19-June 21: Between Us: Variance Invariance Project by Judy Rushin

Judy Rushin treats her artwork as objects in motion in a new exhibit that showcases four sets of modular paintings that were shipped to different people over a period of six months. Between Us: Variance Invariance Project features work by Rushin and various participants. The exhibit will be on view at CulturalDC's Flashpoint Gallery through June 21.

Music: “Mack the Knife” by 101 Strings Orchestra

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