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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 29, 2015

Dance and music are used to explore ancestral origins and impact. Then on Saturday, you can get geared up for Halloween fun with a matinee of a spooky silent movie.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 15, 2015

You can keep yourself entertained with live theater, dance and musical performances.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 9, 2015

Cuban dance, Spanish opera and Sephardic Jewish music provide Spanish-influenced entertainment this weekend in D.C.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 8, 2015

A physical theater troupe performs a choreography-heavy version of Alice in Wonderland, and a dance company visits D.C.

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Deluge Contaminates And Destroys Ballet School

The South Carolina flood has left the Columbia Classical Ballet Company without not just its costumes and scores but its building.
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Michelle Dorrance: 'I Just Knew I Would Never Stop Tap Dancing'

Dorrance was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship on Tuesday. For her, tap dance is the ultimate art form. "To be able to be a dancer and a musician at the same time — there's nothing like it," she says.
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No Vanity Project: At Art Center, Baryshnikov Tells Artists, 'You're The Boss'

You'd think the sign in front of dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov's arts center would have his name in lights — but actually, you can barely see it. He says what happens inside is way more important.
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Black Girlhood Takes Center Stage In A Work That's Serious About 'Play'

"Black girls playing; black girl joy" — that's what choreographer Camille Brown says her new show is all about. She's taking Black Girl: Linguistic Play to stages, schools and prisons around the U.S.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Sept. 18, 2015

You can blast off into outer space with a performance by a local dance company or relax at a day-long yoga and reggae festival.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 27, 2015

You can go to a free dance party that won’t bother the neighbors or see a musical about learning the power of compassion.

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