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Mention Rosslyn, Virginia, and most people picture a corporate-looking downtown, home to Fortune 500 companies. But Rosslyn also hopes to be known for cutting-edge art events, with its annual jazz festival and Artisphere, a cultural center for visual and performing arts. The latest addition to its burgeoning arts scene is a performance art festival, set for the second weekend in June, when artists will take to the streets with performances designed to engage and entertain.

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