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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 13

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Sally Kaufman, Peek-a-Boo, 2012
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August 14: Boney James & Eric Benét

Soul Train Award-winning saxophonist and Billboard jazz chart topper Boney James is performing at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap tomorrow night with R&B singer Eric Benét. In his music, James incorporates pop, jazz, funk, and R&B with elements of Latin rhythm and percussion. His latest album, The Beat, is a Grammy-nominated release. Award-winning singer-songwriter Benét has six albums under his belt and keeps things contemporary with a blend of funk, hip-hop and soul. The concert starts at 8 p.m.

August 13-30: Surface Ten

Aether Art Projects and Studio 1469 in Columbia Heights present Surface Ten, a month-long group exhibit featuring work in paint, installation and printmaking by local artists such as Caroline Battle, Thom Flynn, Sally Kauffman and more. The show considers how the word “surface” can be used as both a noun and as a verb, an action that involves emerging from the unseen or moving through a boundary.

Music: “Sunset Boulevard” by Boney James

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