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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, August 21

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Dave Weckl performs in D.C. this week.
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Dave Weckl performs in D.C. this week.

August 21: Dave Weckl Acoustic Band

Seasoned drummer Dave Weckl is playing and recording with a band for the first time in over a decade. The Dave Weckl Acoustic Band includes pianist and keyboardist Makoto Ozone, bassist Tom Kennedy and saxophonist Gary Meek. The jazz quartet will perform at The Howard Theatre tonight at 8.

August 21-Sept. 14: She Kills Monsters

High school isn't easy for Tilly, a teenager growing up in suburban Ohio in the 1990s. To cope with the stress, she creates a fantasy world ala Dungeons & Dragons in which she calls the shots. But when Tilly dies unexpectedly, her older sister takes her place, battling and befriending the strange monsters in this alternate reality. Directed by Randy Baker, She Kills Monsters is on stage at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Northeast through September 14.

Music: “Swunk” by Dave Weckl Band

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