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D.C. Hosts World Premiere Of Opera About Government Corruption

Next week Wolf Trap is performing the world premiere of a comical opera called "The Inspector".

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Taffety Punk's Vision: Affordable Theater For All

A group called Taffety Punk is bringing an inventive, low-budget approach to producing plays in the D.C. area. Its credo is: "Artist-centered, exciting, affordable" and the theater company's newest effort is called "The Car Plays".

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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Nesting at torpedo, benefiting at La Masion Francaise, and the return of FilmfestDC.

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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Opera is done up differently, etchings are made personal, and Italian films on fresh prints.

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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Elephant Man, House Arrest at 1600 and a tidal basin of cherries.

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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Afrobeats at Bossa, wordy walls and open charm city.

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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Art in Paris, art in the suburbs: It’s a win-win.

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Local Playwright Digs Up Morbid History With Humor

A new play by a local playwright shines the spotlight on a notorious figure from D.C.'s past: a 19th-century grave-robber who stole headlines, and for one unforgettable night, stole the show.

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