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Boston Ballet performs Rubies from George Balanchine's Jewels.
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Boston Ballet performs Rubies from George Balanchine's Jewels.

June 3-6: EuroAsia Shorts 2014

You can watch short films from Europe, Asia and the United States at embassies and cultural centers across D.C. through Friday. The 9th annual EuroAsia Shorts festival presents cinematic work that fits under the theme of Travel and Journeys and represents eight different countries. Tonight’s event will feature films from Korea and Italy, while tomorrow evening’s screenings focus on Japan and Spain. Events are free and open to the public, but you do need to reserve a seat.

June 3-5: Boston Ballet

After 50 years, Boston Ballet is still going strong. The company is celebrating its golden anniversary at The Kennedy Center tonight through Thursday with a mixed-repertory program. The three-part performance includes George Balanchine’s Rubies, Jirí Kylián’s Bella Figura, and Petr Zuska’s D.M.J. 1953-1977.

Music: “Capriccio, For Piano & Orchestra” by Igor Stravinsky

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