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Step One: Cut a Hole in the Box Doris Deahardie proved that — even at 100 years old — girls just wanna have fun. The great-great-grandmother from England recently hired a stripper to give her “the full monty” for her birthday, reports the Lincolnshire Echo. She even brought her own baby oil to the party at the Sun Inn in North Wheatley, England. Deahardie had planned a helicopter ride at first, but canceled when she learned the pilot wouldn’t strip for her. (EXPRESS)
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Both highly critical and bipartisan, a Senate report declared Wednesday that the deadly assault on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, could have been prevented. The account spreads blame among the State Department, the military and U.S. intelligence for missing what now seem like obvious warning signs. For the first time in the muchpoliticized aftermath, the report also points at Ambassador Chris Stevens, who was killed in the attack. It says that the State Department ended a deal with the military
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respond more quickly on the night of the assault. The Obama administration first described the assault as a spontaneous mob protest of an anti-Islamic, American-made video. Such a protest did occur at the U.S. Embas-
On the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in the U.S., armed militants stormed the diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, setting the building on fire. Ambassador Chris Stevens, above, information technology specialist Sean Smith, and CIA security contractors Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty, both former Navy SEALs, were killed over the course of two battles that night. (AP)
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Your Kid Mistakenly Made an App Purchase? There’s a Refund for That Washington Kids gleefully snapped up virtual pet food, gems or other items while playing games on their mobile devices, while the bills from Apple Inc. mounted, often without parents’ knowledge. Now, the tech giant has agreed to refund the money. Following tens of thousands of
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Meanwhile … President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects millions of Americans’ phone records for possible future surveillance, but he’ll leave many of the specific adjustments for Congress to sort out, according to three U.S. officials familiar with the White House intelligence review. In a highly anticipated speech Friday, Obama is also expected to announce broader oversight of the surveillance process. (AP)
Washington The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but not in the United States — that allows the U.S. to conduct surveillance on those machines, The New York Times reported Tuesday. The Times cited NSA documents, computer experts and U.S. ofﬁcials in its report about the use of secret technology using radio waves to gain access to computers that other countries have tried to protect from spying or cyberattacks. The software network could also create a digital highway for launching cyberattacks, the Times reported. The Times reported that the technology, used by the agency for several years, relies on radio waves that can be transmitted from tiny
circuit boards and USB cards inserted covertly into the computers. The NSA calls the effort an “active defense” and has used the technology to monitor units of China’s army, the Russian military, drug cartels, trade institutions inside the European Union, and such sometime U.S. partners against terrorism as Saudi Arabia, India and Pakistan, the Times reported. Parts of the program have been disclosed in documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the former NSA systems analyst, the Times report-
ed. A Dutch newspaper published the map showing where the United States has inserted spy software, sometimes with the help of local authorities. Der Spiegel, a German newsmagazine, published information about the NSA’s hardware products that can secretly transmit and receive signals from computers, according to the Times. The Times said it withheld some of those details, at the request of U.S. intelligence ofﬁcials, when it reported in summer 2012 on American cyberattacks on Iran. (AP)
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A Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Atlantic waters off Virginia’s coast and the pilot has been rescued, a Navy official said. The crash comes a week after a Navy helicopter plunged into the ocean in the region, leaving three dead. (AP) WASHINGTON
Supreme Court Looks Set To Strike Buffer Zone Law A 35-foot protest-free zone outside Massachusetts abortion clinics appeared unlikely to survive Supreme Court review after liberal and conservative justices alike expressed misgivings about the law in arguments Wednesday. The court questioned the size of the zone and asked whether the state could find less restrictive ways of preventing abortion opponents from impeding access to clinics. (AP)
The Archdiocese of Chicago said Wednesday it will release 6,000 pages of documents detailing what it knows about decades of clergy sex-abuse allegations and how it handled them, calling it an effort to “bring healing to the victims and their families.” (AP) NEW YORK
Netflix Stock Falls After Unfavorable Court Ruling Netflix’s stock fell more than 2 percent Wednesday after a court ruling this week gave broadband providers more flexibility to charge Internet services to deliver the data that streaming video and other content requires. The stock fell out of concern that the company may someday have to pay subscribers’ broadband providers. (AP)
Mutts Get Their Day Long the province of the purebred, the Westminster Kennel Club dog show is opening a doggie door this year to mixed-breed competitors. While Labradoodles, puggles and who-knows-whats won’t be able to vie for the prestigious Best in Show award, they’ll be included in its new agility trial. It’s a notable embrace for the nation’s premier canine event, which has never had mixedbreed dogs participate in its history, organizers said Wednesday. (AP)
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Food for Thought Chimpanzees who share are chimpanzees who care, it seems. A study published Wednesday appears to confirm that friendships are forged at mealtimes, at least for chimps. Scientists found that chimps who share their food have higher levels of oxytocin, known as the love hormone, than those who don’t. (AP)
Video from a ﬁreﬁghter’s helmet camera following the crash landing of an Asiana Airlines ﬂight in San Francisco shows rescuers were aware there was someone on the ground outside the plane, before she was fatally run over by a ﬁre truck. On Tuesday night, CBS afﬁliate KPIX-TV aired parts of the footage showing the chaotic aftermath of the July 6 crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco Inter-
national Airport. The station said it obtained it from a person close to the family of the girl who was killed, 16-year-old Ye Meng Yuan. Fifteen minutes after the driver of a ﬁre truck was alerted to where she was, the video shows that same truck running over her, according to the station, though footage of her being run over was not aired in the broadcast. The helmet camera shows another truck driving over her minutes after that, according to KPIX-TV. The San Mateo County Coroner has conﬁrmed that Yuan was killed by a ﬁre truck. It’s still unknown how Yuan got out of the plane. Interviews for an ongoing National Trafﬁc Safety
Backstory During final approach for landing July 6, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 slammed into a seawall at the end of a runway at San Francisco’s airport. The impact ripped off the back of the plane, tossed out three flight attendants and their seats, and scattered pieces of the jet across the runway as it spun and skidded to a stop. Ye Meng Yuan, 16, above, was one of three Chinese teens who died; one died during the crash, and another died later in the hospital. (AP)
Board investigation found Yuan was covered with foam and struck twice. “At least ﬁve ﬁreﬁghters knew of her presence before she was covered in foam, nobody examined her, nobody touched her, nobody protected her, moved her or did anything to take her out of harm’s way and then they abandoned her there,” said Anthony Tarricone, an attorney for Yuan’s family. San Francisco ﬁre spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said Wednesday that she could not comment on the video because of pending litigation, but she conﬁrmed there were videos and photographs of the scene that were taken by ﬁreﬁghters and turned over to the department. (AP)
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Amnesty: 10 Suspected Gays Arrested in Nigeria Amnesty International said Wednesday that Nigerian police have arrested 10 people suspected of being gay in four majority Christian southern states in the highly religious nation. The organization said the arrests follow President Goodluck Jonathan’s signing of a law outlawing gay organizations and meetings as well as same-sex marriage. (AP)
India: Danish Tourist Gang-Raped Woman looking for directions assaulted in capital, police say New Delhi A 51-year-old Danish tourist was gang-raped near a popular shopping area in New Delhi after she got lost and approached a group of men for directions back to her hotel, police said Wednesday. Police spokesman Rajan Bhagat said two people were arrested after a daylong search for the suspects. The woman asked the men for directions to her hotel, Bhagat said. They lured her to a secluded area where they raped her at knifepoint, according to the Press Trust
The problem of sexual violence in India has gained attention since the horrific gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman on a moving bus in December 2012. Public fury over the case has led to more stringent laws that doubled prison terms for rape to 20 years and criminalized voyeurism and stalking. But for many women, particularly the poor, daily indignities and abuse continue unabated and the new laws have not made the streets any safer. Ranjana Kumari, director of India’s Center for Social Research, said India’s conservative, patriarchal traditions lead men to use rape as a tool to instill fear in women. (AP)
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Silver Line Tests to Start But a date still hasn’t been announced for its debut to riders Washington Metro is expected to start testing trains on the first phase of its new Silver Line next weekend, but there is no set date for when the new line will debut to riders. At a meeting Wednesday of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which is overseeing construction of the new line, officials said they had resolved a software issue linked to a critical safety system.
Got Phase 2 Questions? Officials have launched a hotline for members of the public who have questions or concerns about the second phase of the rail project. The tollfree hotline will be staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The number is: 1-844-385-RAIL. Preliminary work on the second phase, which will have six stops, has begun. It is expected to open in 2018. (T WP)
“We are now ready to take the next step,” said Jack Potter, president and CEO of MWAA. I n No v e mb e r, of f ic i a l s announced that completion of the first phase of the $5.6 billion rail project would be delayed after officials found problems with the software associated with the automatic train control system. Now that the software issues
have been resolved, Potter said officials will conduct a “simulated service” exercise in which Silver Line trains will run at the same time weekend Metro service is being run. The test will likely be run the weekend of Jan. 25. The November delay was the second time in six months that the project’s timeline had been moved back.
@jdaulte snaps Wednesday’s foggy morning at Van Dorn Street.
Tag @ExpressDCrider in your Instagram posts of the transit system, and your photo could turn up in print.
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Make Your Voice Heard Metro is considering a budget that invests in safer, better and more service in the coming year.
The Authority proposes modest fare changes that would take effect July 1, 2014. Metro has also released its proposed FY15 Capital Improvement Plan. We want your input on both. Details are available at wmata.com.
How to make your voice heard: • Complete an online survey at wmata.com/budgetsurvey or send written comments to email@example.com before 5 p.m. on February 11, 2014. • Attend a public hearing held on the dates and at the locations listed below. Each public hearing will begin at 6:30 p.m., with a half hour information session starting at 6 p.m. You can register to speak at a public hearing by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If the meetings are cancelled due to bad weather, see wmata.com for new dates, times and locations. Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Greenbelt Marriott 6400 Ivy Lane Greenbelt, Maryland
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Tuesday, February 4, 2014 Montgomery County Executive Office Building 101 Monroe Street (enter on Jefferson Street) Rockville, Maryland
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Arlington Central Library 1015 North Quincy Street Arlington, Virginia
Monday, February 3, 2014 Matthews Memorial Baptist Church 2616 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue, SE Washington, DC Anacostia station
Thursday, February 6, 2014 Metro Headquarters 600 5th Street, NW Washington, DC Gallery Pl station
All locations are wheelchair accessible. For accommodations for people with disabilities, call 202-962-2511 (TTY 202-962-2033). For language interpretation, call 202-962-2582 (48 hours in advance).
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Local The attraction will open in April at National Harbor
Pr. George’s County, Md. A city known for a monumental skyline marked by a sober granite obelisk is getting a piece of good old American razzle-dazzle plopped down just outside its borders. In April, a $15 million, brightly lit 175-foot Ferris wheel will begin slowly spinning visitors on 12- to
15-minute rides as they overlook the Potomac River from the burgeoning $4 billion playground known as National Harbor seven miles south of D.C. in Prince George’s County. “When you have a place like National Harbor or Washington, you need new things, iconic things. Not piddly things,” said Milt Peterson, the real estate magnate behind National Harbor. Peterson said he envisions the attraction, easily visible from ﬂights arriving or departing from Reagan National Airport, becoming as much a part of region’s
skyline as the Washington Monument or U.S. Capitol. In mid-2016 it will be joined by a $925 million MGM resort and casino. Such glit z y a lterations to Potomac views may come as an affront by some, particularly given the wheel’s visibility from Old Town Alexandria. Georgetown resident Dawn Carpenter calls the Capital Wheel “cultural deja vu.” “Just as Dubai is planning for the massive Dubai Eye wheel in 2015, now National Harbor?” she wrote in an email. “I hope we are not being
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The Price of Beauty MIKE DeBONIS (THE WASHINGTON POST)
SARAH L. VOISIN (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Mayor Vincent Gray was surrounded by campaign challengers as he signed the bill.
THE WORKHOUSE ARTS CENTER, in Lorton, Va., will be taken over
by Fairfax County after the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to assume $30 million of debt owed by the Lorton Arts Foundation, the nonprofit that has struggled to run the former prison as an artist colony since it opened in 2006.
“What are good ways to teach kids cheating is wrong when you’ve been caught doing it yourself?” — @CATH YSHERW IN ASKED MICHELLE RHEE, LEFT, WHEN THE FORMER D.C. SCHOOLS CHANCELLOR HOSTED A TWITTER TOWN HALL WEDNESDAY, WHICH PREDICTABLY DREW SOME SCATHING QUESTIONS. SHERWIN WAS REFERRING TO ALLEGATIONS OF SYSTEMIC CHEATING ON TESTS DURING RHEE’S TENURE.
taken back to the one-ups of Chicago and Paris in the late 1800s.” Peterson said he borrowed the idea from Paris, where he visited the 200-foot Roue de Paris. His 17-story version, the Capital Wheel, will have 42 gondolas equipped with sound systems, air conditioning and heating. Each gondola will ﬁt about eight people who will pay $15 each for two revolutions. He expects between 600,000 and 800,000 visitors to ride the Capital Wheel the ﬁrst year. THOMAS HEATH AND
Gray Signs Bill Raising D.C.’s Minimum Wage Washington Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill Wednesday giving D.C. workers one of the nation’s highest minimum wages, finally giving his wholehearted support to the measure after months of public skepticism. The bill, passed by the D.C. Council in September, raises the wage in steps, culminating in an $11.50 minimum in July 2016. After, the rate will be reset yearly based on the region’s cost of living. As he signed the bill, Gray was surrounded by council members — including four running against him in the Democratic primary — who had been much more aggressive about supporting the minimum wage hike. They included Vincent Orange, D-At Large, who
shepherded the bill to a council vote, and Tommy Wells, D-Ward 6, who introduced his own “living wage for all” bill earlier this year. While Gray called for a minimum wage increase on the day he vetoed a council bill mandating a special minimum wage for big retail chains, he refrained from endorsing any particular rate and called for months of study before moving forward. Only on the eve of council action did he endorse a $10 an hour rate, which would have been higher than the $9.50 rate expected to take effect this July, but would have fallen behind a year later, when the rate moves to $10.50. Gray made little mention of his earlier hesitance Wednesday: “I was delighted to be able to sign it,” he said. MIKE DeBONIS (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Poll: Most D.C. Residents Support Height Limit District residents oppose making changes to the century-old limits on building heights in the city by a wide margin, according to a new Washington Post poll. Sixty-one percent say they prefer to keep the current restrictions, while 37 percent favor allowing taller buildings. The strong sentiment against making any changes stands in contrast to the position taken in recent years by Mayor Vincent Gray, who has argued that the city needs to grow taller in some places to accommodate future growth. (THE WASHINGTON POST) RICHMOND
Va. Democrats Push for Gun Control Legislation Democratic lawmakers in Virginia say they are hopeful they can enact new measures restricting gun ownership by criminals and the mentally ill. The proposals, outlined Wednesday, are intended to require background checks for all commercial gun purchases, ban gun ownership for five years for individuals convicted of stalking or sexual battery and limit access for individuals who have been involuntarily treated for mental health issues, but they are likely to face stiff opposition in the Republicancontrolled House of Delegates. (AP)
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Momentum for Marijuana In a major shift, D.C. residents strongly support legalizing pot
Most D.C. residents support making pot legal; Colorado did earlier this month, and the buyers — one pictured in Denver — eagerly came out.
The proposal before the D.C. Council would eliminate criminal penalties for possession, instead fining violators $25, and allow for tickets of $100 for those caught smoking in public. Minors would also have a letter sent to their parents. The bill passed the public safety committee Wednesday.
Legalization THEO STROOMER (GETTY IMAGES)
Support for legalizing marijuana has expanded dramatically in the nation’s capital, with residents who were split evenly on the issue four years ago now favoring sales of the drug for personal use by a margin of almost 2 to 1, according to a new Washington Post poll. Washingtonians of every age, race and ethnicity — black and white, teenage and elderly — registered double-digit increases in support for legalization. Overall, 63 percent are in favor. Even among the 34 percent who oppose legalization, nearly half of them support relaxing punishment for marijuana possession to a ﬁne of no more than $100. The survey comes amid growing momentum across the country to legalize pot. This month, Colorado allowed the ﬁrst sales of the drug for recreational use, and the state of Washington is preparing to follow suit. Yet the poll places District residents signiﬁcantly to the left of a more closely divided nation. A new, separate Washington PostABC News national poll this week shows voters coast-to-coast split 49 percent to 48 percent on the issue. Other national polls have shown higher support for legalization in the past year, but none as high as in the District. The numbers also come on the same day when a committee of D.C. lawmakers — led by council member and mayoral candidate Tommy Wells, D-Ward 6 — took the ﬁrst major step in decades to loosen the city’s marijuana laws by advancing a bill to reduce the city’s penalty for possession of pot from $1,000 and
six months in jail to a $25 civil ﬁne. If passed by the full council, the ﬁne would amount to less than most parking tickets and would run counter to federal penalties for simple possession of $1,000 and one year in jail, which could still be enforced on the Mall and other federal properties within the District. A band of District activists has also ﬁled a ballot initiative that could put the question of legalization before city voters in November. Majority support for legalization in the nation’s capital could hasten the arrival on the East Coast of a debate that has largely simmered in western states. Ballot measures in Alaska, Arizona, California and Oregon this year could legalize marijuana in a contiguous, 1,800-mile swath stretching from the nation’s border with Canada to Mexico. “There’s still a federal law that says it’s a no-no, and yet states are starting to legalize it,” said Richard Smith, 68, a Northwest businessman. “In my lifetime, what’s out West comes East. At this point, I think it’s inevitable.” The Post poll found that the dramatic expansion of support for legalization over the past four years was driven in part by a complete
D.C.’s Changing Views on Pot Q: Do you favor or oppose legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use? Now January 2010 Favor Oppose Favor Oppose All 34% 46% 48% 63% Whites AfricanAmericans
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This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone Jan. 9 to 12, 2014, among a random sample of 1,003 adults living in Washington, including users of both conventional and cellular phones. The results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 4 percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York.
“The law needs to remain the same. You could see the negative eﬀects on children, teenagers, adults. It would create more of a problem.” — CHUQUITA BERRY, 34, WHO LIVES IN
“I smoke pot and I’m a highly functioning critical thinker. … The prohibition on pot has been lost in terms of its social goal — to calm a social problem. It’s creating a social problem, not calming it.”
D.C.’S MARSHALL HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD AND OPPOSES BOTH LEGALIZATION
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The ballot initiative — for which supporters would have to gather signatures to qualify for the November ballot — would allow residents ages 21 or older to possess as much as 2 ounces of marijuana for personal use and grow up to three plants at home. The initiative would allow individuals to transfer, but not sell, up to 1 ounce of the drug and permit the use and sale of paraphernalia. Because of federal oversight of District governance, the measure would have to go to Congress for review if passed. (T WP)
reversal of opinion among African-Americans. In 2010, 37 percent were in favor of legalization and 55 percent were opposed. Now that number has ﬂipped, with 58 percent of African-Americans in favor and 39 percent opposed. In the past, many older blacks have opposed legalization out of the fear that it could lead to addiction among black youths. But the change in opinion could reﬂect the effort by civil rights groups to call attention to the disproportionate arrest of African-Americans on pot charges. A study released by the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs in July said 9 out of 10 people arrested on the charge of simple drug possession in the city were black. “I don’t care one way or another about legalizing it,” said Renee Matthews, 49, a Northeast resident. “But it shouldn’t be criminalized if the penalties are harder for African-Americans.” A ARON C. DAVIS AND PEYTON M. CRAIGHILL (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Top: Anastasia gets frisky with a male dancer; bottom: Carol, Pam and Bev peruse “Fifty Shades of Grey” in “50 Shades! The Musical,” which features an ever-changing cast of actors.
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The best things to do this weekend
‘Glassheart’ Atlas’ latest play reimagines “Beauty and the Beast” — minus Beauty. In this version the Beast and his lamp live in a ramshackle apartment by a 7-11. This weekend’s performances are pay-what-you-can.
‘The Tallest Tree In the Forest’
SW; through Feb. 16, $40-$120; 202-488-3300, arenastage.org. (Waterfront) PAGE E4
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Daniel Beaty, left, plays more than 40 characters in this story of Paul Robeson, the popular 20th-century actor/singer who thrilled fans with his renditions of “Ol’ Man River” and “Steal Away” (both among the 14 songs Beaty performs). “Tallest Tree” tracks his life and career. Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St.
Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE; Fri. through Feb. 7, $20$30; 202-399-7993, atlasarts.org.
Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires It makes sense that Charles Bradley, above, got his start as a James Brown impersonator. His music, like last year’s “Victim of Love,” is a revival of the ’60s funk and soul Brown revolutionized. And at 65, he has more energy than many performers half his age. 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW; Thu., 7 p.m. $25; 202-265-0930, 930.com. (U Street)
‘Miss Nelson Is Missing’ This stage adaptation of Harry Allard’s books follows the misbehaving students of sweet Miss Nelson, who goes missing only to be replaced by the meanest substitute ever, Viola Swamp. It’s aimed at kids 5 and up. Adventure Theater MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, Md.; Fri.-March 19, $19; 301-6342270, adventuretheatre-mtc.org.
Todd Glass If your sense of humor leans toward the silly and the spontaneous, then Todd Glass, above, is the comedian for you. At his near-annual DC Improv shows, jokes are abandoned as quick as they are made and freewheeling improvisation isn’t an accident, but part of what makes each show a special event. DC Improv, 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW; Thu. & Sun., 8 p.m., $17; Fri. & Sat., 8 & 10:30 p.m., $20; 202-296-7008, dcimprov.com. (Farragut North)
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Real Cool Time Comedy
Tereu Tereu, comprised of Ryan Little, below left, and Brendan Polmer, below right, headline the second anniversary showcase for Bad Friend Records. Little and Tommy Siegel founded the local label in 2011, and ever since, it’s been a breeding ground for D.C. rock. Drunken Sufis and Raw Feels round out the bill. Black Cat, 1811
MATT McCLAIN (THE WASHINGTON POST)
U Street vinyl shop Joint Custody holds its first-ever Real Cool Time Comedy show. Watch as local comics Brandon Wardell, Dana Bell and Katherine Jessup sling jokes amid racks of records and vintage threads. Joint Custody, 1530 U St. NW; Fri., 9 p.m., free; 202-643-8614, tinyurl.com/ realcoolcomedy. (U Street)
14th St. NW; Fri., 9 p.m. $12; 202-6677960, blackcatdc.com. (U Street)
Oneohtrix Point Never
DJ/producer Daniel Lopatin brings his often confounding yet engrossing music project to Atlas, along with visual accompaniment from artist and sculptor Nate Boyce. Atlas
Bao Bao Emerges!
Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE; Sun., 8 p.m., $18; 202-399-7993,
D.C. loves its pandas — so much so that we almost revolted when the zoo unplugged the Panda Cam during the government shutdown. Bao Bao the cub finally makes her debut this weekend during special extended hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. National Zoo, 3001
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Connecticut Ave. NW; free; 202-633-4888, nationalzoo.si.edu. (Woodley Park)
Stephen Hough plays Liszt
Grammy-winning trumpeter Roy Hargrove brings his progressive jazz ensemble, The RH Factor, to the Kennedy Center’s comfy Crossroads Club lounge. Expect his trademark blend of soul, jazz, funk and hip-hop, studded with skillful trumpet solos. Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW; Sat., 8 & 10 p.m., $30; 202-467-4600, kennedy-center.org. (Foggy Bottom)
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A tribute to
AUTHOR AND STAR, ‘THE TALLEST TREE IN THE FOREST’
Before the benign celebrity activism of George Clooney and Bono came into vogue, there were the outspoken politics of Paul Robeson. The son of a slave, Robeson was a popular singer and actor whose career was stunted when his pro-union, anti-racism stance and Soviet sympathies landed him on a McCarthy-era blacklist. “My goal has been to delve in the heart and mind of Robeson,” says Daniel Beaty, author and star of “The Tallest Tree in the Forest,” a one-man musical tribute at Arena Stage in which he plays 40-plus characters. “This play asks, what was it about Robeson’s character, his journey and the people he met that caused him to choose activism at the expense of his art?”
NEXT THURSDAY! Jan 23, 8 pm Jack Everly, conductor The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pays a loving tribute to its former Pops conductor Marvin Hamlisch. Jack Everly and the BSO SuperPops remember Marvin with smash hits from A Chorus Line, The Sting, The Way We Were and more.
How were you introduced to Paul Robeson?
Why write his life as a one-man show?
I first learned about him when I was a student of classical voice at Yale University. I have always loved to sing spirituals and Robeson has some of the best recordings. When I learned about the breadth of what he had accomplished, I became upset that I had never heard of him. None of my friends had heard of Robeson either.
There was something bold and virtuosic about Robeson’s life and career. By portraying over 40 characters and singing 14 songs … I feel it somehow honors and mirrors the size of Robeson.
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He is a complicated man with flaws and contradictions, like all people. The height of his fame as a black man enabled him to see what most could not. He felt clear about his perspective on the world and sacrificed everything for it. The more time I spend with him, the richer the work becomes.
Doesn’t it get lonely?
There is a huge family of dynamic artists gathered around this production. My director, Moises Kaufman, and I have been work-
“Artists who use their platforms to advocate for causes they believe in are embodying [Robeson’s] spirit.”
ing very closely for over two years at this point. So I don’t feel lonely. Is there a modern-day Robeson?
I believe artists who use their platforms to advocate for causes they believe in are embodying his spirit in some way. So what makes an artist a good activist?
Artists have a crucial role to play in social transformation. Not just in our ability to inspire with our art, but in what we understand about communication. The best artists are masters of empathy and human behavior. CHRISTINA CAUTERUCCI (FOR E X PRES S)
Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW; through Feb. 16, $40 -$120; 202-488-3300, arenastage.org. (Waterfront)
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“The thing I’ve worked quite hard at is taking each thing really seriously.” — JOHNN Y FLY NN, ON THE WAY HE
KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (EXPRESS)
ACTING AND MAKING MUSIC
Johnny Flynn acts in films to fund his true passion: folk music Music It’s easy to assume that anyone who works as both an actor and a musician is trying as hard as possible to get noticed. That’s not how Johnny Flynn, the South Africanborn actor, poet and singer/song-
INDIES & ARTIES
writer, sees it. Flynn views acting as a job and a means to an end. His work in small, independent films (“Something in the Air,” “Lotus Eaters”) finances his true passion: playing dusty folk-rock music with his band, The Sussex Wit. Indebted to both Bob Dylan and the modern anti-folk movement, Flynn’s third full-length album, last year’s “Country Mile,” is full of fast-strummed guitar
and anthemic organ and horns. You only have to go as far as the title track, which subtly builds in intensity before a climactic burst of horns, to get the idea. For Flynn, 30, neither acting nor music is meant to put him on a path toward riches and fame. It’s an attitude he’s had since his earliest days as a musician, when he was in his late teens, living in England and playing in bands with his pals.
Affair Play In “The Invisible Woman,” Felicity Jones plays Nelly Ternan, the woman behind Charles Dickens. WAY behind, hidden from everyone — especially his wife. Welcome, Nelly, to the company of cinematic side dishes.
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His Stages of Life
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“I didn’t really have any commercial aspirations,” Flynn says. “I was really principled about it. I thought that as soon as you had some kind of goal and result in mind that it would kill it. … I kind of still do feel that way about it.” Now, however, Flynn, who comes from a family of actors and performers, is inching toward the spotlight. Roles in the upcoming films “Song One,” with Anne Hathaway, and “Sils Maria,” starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Kristen Stewart, mean a new level of
Johnny Flynn prefers spending time on the road playing music to his other job: acting in movies.
star power. And his solo concert Sunday at DC9 sold out well in advance. Yet success is something Flynn is still coming to terms with. “I get a kick out of turning things down,” he says, of acting gigs. Still, his anti-commercialism stance — something that comes from anti-folk’s punk-like do-ityourself ethos — has softened in recent years. And regardless of what the tour and the films do for Flynn’s career, there’s one thing he’s planning to keep constant in both his music and acting. “ W h e t h e r o r n o t w e ge t known,” he says of his band, “the thing I’ve worked quite hard at is taking each thing really seriously.” JON WOLPER (FOR E XPRESS)
DC9, 1940 9th St. NW; Sun., 8:30 p.m., sold out; 202-483-5000, dcnine.com. (U Street)
‘The Square’: This film proves that the simplest form of documentary — footage shot as stuff happens, sometimes by the people it’s happening to — can be amazingly effective. It’s about a small group of Egyptian friends who find themselves on opposing political sides during the nation’s recent period of revolution. With filmmakers that don’t flinch when things turn violent, “The Square” (which Netflix starts streaming on Friday) is a powerful and very human look at unfolding history. KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (E XPRESS)
West End Cinema, 2301 M St. NW; opens Friday; 202-419-3456, westendcinema.com. (Foggy Bottom)
1 Mrs. Robinson Anne Bancroft set the standard for forbidden women in 1967’s “The Graduate,” both in terms of sexiness and tortuous logistics: She’s married to Ben’s (Dustin Hoffman) dad’s business partner.
2 Daisy Suckley FDR is a ladies’ man in 2012’s “Hyde Park on Hudson,” an inaccurate portrayal of his relationships with multiple women, particularly Laura Linney’s sweet-natured Daisy.
3 Viola de Lesseps It’s not until well into 1998’s “Shakespeare in Love” that Viola (Gwyneth Paltrow) finds out Will has a wife. But she’s cheating on her fiance, so she’s not in a great place to judge.
4 John Gage Men can be the bit on the side, too, especially when they look like Robert Redford and will drop a million bucks for a night with someone else’s wife. “Indecent Proposal” came out in 1993, so he’d have to spend about $600,000 more today, owing to inflation.
5 Sabrina Fairchild In both the 1954 and 1995 versions of “Sabrina,” an ugly duckling turns into a swan hot enough to turn the head of her childhood crush — who’s engaged. So it’s on to the older brother!
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Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires w/ Jay Vons ................................ Th 16 Trouble Funk Video Release Show w/ Bela Dona, Sugar Bear, Gogo Symphony and
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Invited guests: Buggs of JYB, James Funk and White Boy of RE, Big G of BYB ...................... F 17
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Big Head Todd and the Monsters
G.M.U. Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA
featuring Ronnie Baker Brooks & Hazel Miller Early Show! 7pm Doors............................... Sa 18
BLOWOFF feat. the DJ Sounds of Bob Mould & Richard Morel
21+ to enter. ................ Sa 18
Lady Antebellum Robin Thicke
w/ Kip Moore & Kacey Musgraves .... FEBRUARY 21
w/ & DJ Cassidy.................. FEBRUARY 27 In association with CD Enterprises
Los Campesinos! w/ Sun Club .................................................................................................. Th 23 Cowboy Mouth w/ Fifth of the Floor Early Show! 6pm Doors ................................................... F 24 The Gene Clark - “No Other” Tour featuring members of Fleet Foxes, Beach House, Iain Matthews, Grizzly Bear, and The Walkmen performing Gene Clark’s ‘No Other’ from beginning to end. Late Show! 10pm Doors.................... F 24 DC MUSIC DOWNLOAD AND RAISE YOUR CITY PRESENT
Drop Electric • Young Rapids • The Sea Life • The Raised By Wolves • DJ Ryan Ulbrich.............................................................. Sa 25 Reverend Horton Heat w/ Nekromantix & The Creepshow
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plus special guest appearance by Deke Dickerson ......................................................................... Su 26
12th Planet w/ Protohype • Flinch • Two Fresh • Steady ....................................................... Th 30
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Brandon Boyd and Sons of the Sea............................................................................... M 27 BASS NATION DC PRESENTS THE SMOG CITY TOUR FEATURING
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Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe w/ Tauk ............................................................................... F 31 FEBRUARY ALL GOOD PRESENTS
Greensky Bluegrass w/ Tumbleweed Wanderers............................................................... Sa 1 Darkside w/ High Water..................................................................................................................... W 5
MS. LAURYN HILL ..................................................................FEBRUARY 9
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Rufus Wainwright ........................................................APRIL 16
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Railroad Earth (F 7 - w/ Yarn / Sa 8 - w/ Have Guns Will Travel) Reduced-price two night ticket available! ....................................................................................... F 7 & Sa 8 STEEZ PROMO PRESENTS
Paper Diamond w/ Loudpvck • Gent and Jawns • RaceCarBed • Yola................................ W 12 Galactic w/ Ryan Montbleau (solo) ................................................................................................ Th 13 SpeakeasyDC’s Sucker for Love Valentine’s Day Show Early Show! 6pm Doors. This is a seated show........................................................................................ F 14 ALL GOOD PRESENTS
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Several Species The PINK FLOYD Experience.......................................JANUARY 18
RUSS PARR PRESENTS
Corey Holcomb & Friends .......................................... JANUARY 25
SHPONGLE: The Museum of Consciousness Tour w/ Desert Dwellers
LUNAFEST 2014: films by, for, about Women™ ..................... JANUARY 30
Delta Rae w/ The Falls & Angelica Garcia................................................................................... Sa 15 Earl Sweatshirt............................................................................................................................. M 17 Black Joe Lewis .......................................................................................................................... Tu 18
Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings w/ Valerie June...........................FEBRUARY 10 Jennifer Nettles w/ Brandy Clark ...................................................................FEBRUARY 14
Late Show! 10pm Doors ............................................................................................................................ F 14
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STS9 ...................................................................................................................................................... W 19 G. Love and Special Sauce w/ Kristy Lee ........................................................................ Th 20 ALL GOOD PRESENTS
Big Gigantic w/ Bassdread ........................................................................................................... F 21 White Lies w/ Frankie Rose .......................................................................................................... Sa 22 RJD2 ...................................................................................................................................................... Su 23 Brett Dennen w/ Foy Vance ......................................................................................................... W 26 Randy Rogers Band w/ Stoney LaRue • JAB • Wade Bowen .............................................. F 28 MARCH
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Bob Weir & RatDog ..............................................................................FEBRUARY 17 & 18 Josh Ritter (acoustic show) w/ Gregory Alan Isakov ...........FEBRUARY 28 & MARCH 1 Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited 2014 ................................................ MARCH 26 EXPERIENCE HENDRIX FEAT. Billy Cox • Buddy Guy and more! .....MARCH 30 For a full lineup and more info, visit experiencehendrixtour.com
Dream Theater.......................................................................................................... APRIL 1 Neil Finn (of Crowded House) ...................................................................... APRIL 12 DOCTOR DREDD PRESENTS
Stephen “Ragga” Marley w/ Joe Mersa • Wayne Marshall • Zedicus All 10/23 tickets honored. ...........................APRIL 17
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St. Vincent .......................................................................................................................................... Su 2 Mayer Hawthorne w/ Quadron ....................................................................................................M 3 ALL GOOD PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH
Mike Gordon .................................................................................................................................... Tu 4 Bob Mould: 25 Years of Workbook ................................................................................ W 5
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The Stepkids .................................................................................................................. F 7 Lanterns on the Lake w/ Boxelders ............................................................................ Sa 8 Augustines w/ My Goodness......................................................................................... W 26 • Buy advance tickets at the 9:30 Club box office
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A local tour guide reveals that many beloved D.C. tales fall short of the truth If you weren’t already mad at D.C. tour guides for clogging sidewalks with eighth graders in matching shirts, you can curse them for spreading lies. “We like telling good stories, even if they aren’t quite true,” says local tour guide Robert Pohl. “I almost certainly propagated some before I started being more careful about researching what I talk about,” he says. In “Urban Legends & Historic Lore of Washington, D.C.,” Pohl sought the truth. Here are some of his favorite debunked myths, which he’ll also discuss at Politics and Prose on Sunday. SADIE DINGFELDER (E XPRES S)
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The Existence of a ‘Hoof Code’
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In D.C., an equestrian statue’s stance does not provide clues as to how its rider died, Pohl says. In Gettysburg National Military Park, however, most of the horse statues do follow a pattern whereby people who died in battle ride horses with two hooves on the ground, while those who were merely injured sit on animals with three feet planted on terra firma. “It seems to be a coincidence, though,” Pohl says.
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Why There’s No J Street
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Many tour guides claim that the District’s planner, Pierre L’Enfant, left out J Street because he was feuding with Supreme Court justice John Jay. It’s more likely, however, that the street was skipped because I and J were considered interchangeable at the time, Pohl says: “Dictionaries from the late 1700s didn’t even have different sections for I and J.”
BRAZILIAN GIRLS .......................................
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STEPHANIE MILLS .......................................
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D.C. Was Built on a Swamp The image of the nation’s capital being constructed atop a fetid cesspool may ring true, but it’s factually incorrect. “There was a swampy area called Swampoodle near Union Station, but less than one percent of D.C. was swampland when the federal government moved here in 1800,” Pohl says.
Georgetowners Refused a Metro Station Popular lore has it that short-sighted Georgetown residents objected to a Metro stop for fear that easier access to the neighborhood would lure riffraff, but no station was ever planned, Pohl found: “Metro was really designed to be a commuter rail, to bring people from the suburbs into the [center of the] city.”
The Origin of the Word ‘Lobbyist’ Sorry, Willard Hotel. Though political advocates may have loitered in the your lobby hoping to chat with President Ulysses S. Grant, the political use of the word “lobby” dates back to 1640, when regular British folks talked with their representatives in the lobbies of the House of Commons, according to the Oxford English Dictionary.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
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Taft Got Stuck in a Bathtub President William Howard Taft never got stuck in a White House bathtub, but he did have an extra-large one installed to prevent just that. The 6-foot-tall president weighed in at 355 pounds, and “generally preferred to shower,” Pohl says. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW; Sun. 1 p.m., free; 202-364-1919, politics-prose.com. (Van Ness)
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH
SISTER CAROL AND THE ITALS .......................................
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Stage In “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the 2011 erotic novel read by millions, Anastasia Steele tries to find happiness with Christian Grey, a billionaire with a fondness for paddling. In the touring “50 Shades! The Musical,” at Warner Theatre this weekend, Ana does all that while singing songs such as “How Much Can I Take?” and the earnestly delivered, double-entendre-laden “There’s a Hole Inside of Me.” (Example lyric: “I’ve got sugar and tea, but no cream in my cup.”) While Ana (Eileen Patterson) is at the center of the book, the show spends equal time on the “Book Club Ladies.” The three serve as a Greek chorus for Ana’s story; in the real world, they learn about themselves as their discussions suddenly involve toys that aren’t for kids and knots they don’t teach in the Boy Scouts. There’s Pam (Tiffany Dissette), who is “definitely the most sexually charged of the three,” Dissette says. It’s Pam’s idea to read “Fifty Shades” in book club. Bev (Alexis Field, who says her character is “looking for a little spice in her love life”) and Carol (Sheila O’Connor) round out the trio. As the ladies read about Ana’s adventures, it’s up to Patterson and Jack Boice, as Christian, to provide the action. “Ana is so naive and so innocent,” Patterson says. “I take that to the extreme, so she’s like a parody of a Disney princess.” (Patterson played Cinderella and Rapunzel on a Disney
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cruise line, so she has some experience.) Eventually, Ana discovers that a little hot candle wax is a small price to pay for the man she loves. It’s a fairy tale come true! Musicals are already unreal, since people rarely burst into song no matter how in love they are. Adding parody slaps on another layer. The trick, the cast agrees, is to take it all seriously. “Comedy doesn’t come from the actors being like, ‘Watch me! I’m funny!’ ” Dissette says. “Funny comes from the actors going ‘Watch me, I’m
“We talk about how nice it must be for the women who see the show to have a wonderful way to start a conversation.” — SHEIL A O’CONNOR, WHO PLAYS “BOOK CLUB LADY” CAROL, ON THE BENEFITS OF SEEING “50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL”
being completely serious doing this completely stupid thing.’ ” The “stupid things” often involve writhing or cheesy dancing or both, but O’Connor thinks that the show can offer something more than laughs and a little titillation. (The sex isn’t explicit and the nudity only suggested.) “We talk about how nice it must be for the women who see the show to have a wonderful way to start a conversation” about sex, O’Connor says. “They bring their boyfriends or their husbands and, when they laugh about it, it’s easier to talk about.”
Characters Carol, Pam and Bev join with Ana, on table, in exploring the more painful side of love. (The “50 Shades” touring cast rotates, so these aren’t the actors you’ll see this weekend).
The silly ‘50 Shades! The Musical’ delivers sex, spanks and double entendres aplenty
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Warner Theatre, 513 13th St. NW; Thu.Sat., $32.50-$52.50; 202-783-4000, warnertheatredc.com. (Metro Center)
The Fandom, by the Numbers
“Fifty Shades” author E.L. James’ earnings as of June 2013, according to Forbes.
Consecutive weeks the first novel in the trilogy was No. 1 on New York Times’ best-seller list.
The number of weeks it took for the first “Fifty Shades” to sell 1 million copies in the U.K.
The number of orgasms Anastasia Steele has in the first novel alone.
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When new late-night comedy programs “@Midnight” and “The Pete Holmes Show” debuted a week apart in October, both series tapped the same guy as the ﬁrst guest. Kumail Nanjiani, a self-eﬀacing, nerdy Los Angeles comic, isn’t quite a household name, but that’s changing, thanks to his upcoming projects. First, though, he’ll share the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse stage with friend and fellow stand-up Jonah Ray on Friday.
‘Portlandia’ State of Mind Nanjiani is best known for his recurring role on IFC’s “Portlandia” as the salesman who won’t stop asking questions. In Season 1, he sold Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen a convoluted cellphone plan. Then, he was a waiter at a restaurant with 80 dishes. Most recently, he played something called a “birthday loan officer.”
The Gamer Life With his wife, Emily Gordon, Nanjiani co-hosts “The Indoor Kids,” a podcast where the couple and guests play video games and discuss gaming culture.
Television Takeover Nanjiani and Ray will co-host Comedy Central’s “The Meltdown,” premiering later this year. The stand-up showcase is based on the weekly live show the pair curates at L.A.’s Meltdown Comics. Nanjiani will also appear on HBO’s new Mike Judge series about tech billionaires, “Silicon Valley,” starting in April. RUDI GREENBERG (EXPRESS) Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike; Fri., 7 p.m., sold out; 703486-2345, arlingtondrafthouse.com.
Oneohtrix Point Never makes harmony out of disparate sounds and elaborate techniques
Inside Track Oneohtrix Point Never’s “Americans,” off last year’s “R Plus Seven,” exemplifies Daniel Lopatin’s erratic sonic tendencies. The song’s tight passages snake around each other and diverge seemingly at will. Lopatin says the stark contrast between segments reminds you that you are listening to something, which mimics the very act of listening. “When you listen to a record, you’re also listening to yourself listen to a record,” Lopatin says. “There’s this other layer of perceptive stuff that influences what you hear and the way you think about things.” D.L.
Music Daniel Lopatin greets confusion with a smile. As Oneohtrix Point Never, the 31-year-old Brooklyn-based musician makes records that mirror his perception of our loud, perplexing world. A former data archivist, Lopatin combs through sounds like data sets. “R Plus Seven,” his latest album of brainy electronic music, is filled with distinct noises in constant conversation — or argument — with one another. In his head, monosyllabic vocals, tractor beams, animal grunts and synthesized choir melodies all make sense together. “I’m basically trying to create something the way I perceive the world to be, like how it sounds and how it moves,” Lopatin says. “It’s most exciting to me when [the sounds] start to overlap or create different relationships between each other.” For the listener, the results can be hypnotic and disorienting. Many songs on “R Plus Seven” can resemble dance music, before they take arrhythmic detours through non-musical noises — or even periods of silence — mid-song. “I want it to be an interesting marriage of the hypnotic aspect of electronic music and the totally asocial, almost sculptural aspect of electronic music,” Lopatin says. “There’s no reason not to create asymmetry all the time.” Lopatin, who helped score Sofia Coppola’s 2013 film “The Bling Ring” with composer Brian Reitzell, uses a writing and recording process that will make your head spin. For “R Plus Seven,” he created initial melodies on synthesizers, then reinterpreted and randomized them using his own mix of digital and manual processing techniques. Lopatin derived many of the vocal snippets on “R Plus Seven” by having text-tospeech software read scripts from textadventure computer games, which
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“I want it to be an interesting marriage of the hypnotic aspect of electronic music and the totally asocial, almost sculptural aspect of electronic music. There’s no reason not to create asymmetry all the time.” — DA NIEL LOPATIN, ABOVE, ON THE WAY HE APPROACHES MUSIC COMPOSITION AS ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER.
he then converted to playable musical scales. Given the nature of his music, Lopatin says Oneohtrix Point Never’s live show is more conducive to a formal concert space (like the Atlas Performing Arts Center, where he’ll hit the stage Sunday), because the audience is often more attentive than they might be at a rock club. “With this set of music and the way that we incorporate video, [the show is] definitely more of a thing to focus on and consider,” Lopatin says. “It’s a combination of DJing and crazy, improvised electronic stuff.” For the tour, Lopatin is working alongside video collaborator, sculptor and 3-D animator Nate Boyce to create an immersive audio-visual experience. Boyce will react to the music in real time by morphing his computergenerated sculptures based on what Lopatin plays. “A lot of it is about marrying our common ideas about sculpture and music,” Lopatin says. “It’s super hypnotic and really beautiful. Each [of Boyce’s objects] is so specifically crafted that you can just stare at it forever.” DREW LITOWITZ (FOR E XPRESS)
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The informal restaurant in the Mandarin Oriental changed its name from Sou’Wester to Muze last month, a reboot that includes the appointment of a new chef de cuisine, Mark McDonnell, a veteran of Rogue 24, and finds more Asian accents on the list. For your consideration: a sandwich layered with beet relish, goat cheese and falafel (made green with edamame) and a main course of veal glazed with fermented black bean sauce. The latter shows up with a carrot puree seasoned with star anise that further underscores the venue’s change in direction. It can take a few meals to warm up to the concept — and several long minutes to be greeted by a waiter, who only after taking your order brings out water. At the same lunch, another server goes from
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it mounts on smashed potatoes sparked with black olives. On top of the entree teeters a tiny crown of sea bean tempura and some shaved fennel. McDonnell, 30, has talent. But he needs the cooperation of the dining room staff to make Muze more of a draw. And some decorating funds wouldn’t hurt.
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fries that compel you to finish them but also with a hot, wet cloth and a lemon wedge for cleaning up after the fragrant seafood feast. And because the coconut tapioca is one of those rare desserts that satisfies your sweet tooth while also leaving a refreshing trail in their wake. The soothing, snow-white finale fits in a lovely coconut sorbet, diced pineapple and pale green panes of cucumber meringue. The kitchen also does well by simple roasted rockfish, which
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Dishes at Muze include green curry mussels with lemongrass, apples and cilantro, top, and roasted rockfish with yukon potatoes, fennel and sea-beans, above.
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We like the racy chili sauce for dipping, but the fritters’ coats are tough as leather. table to table asking “Caesar? Caesar?,” eventually reaching the party waiting for the salad. Nearby, a companion and I leave most of our corn fritters in their fry basket; the snack tastes fine, and we like the racy chili sauce for dipping, but the fritters’ coats are tough as leather. The name is fresh; the look isn’t. The setting remains a big, boring, pale yellow dining room. Muze has sweep and light in its favor, but not flair. So why make the trip? Because the plump steamed mussels in a pool of green curry are excellent, and they come not just with french
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Kennedy Center/Terrace Theater: “Les Femmes Vengees,” 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center/Concert Hall: National Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. Kennedy Center/Millennium Stage: NSO Prelude, 6 p.m. The Hamilton: Rhett Miller of the Old 97’s, 8:30 p.m.; 19th Street Band, 10:30 p.m., free. U Street Music Hall: A Great Big World, 7 p.m.; Derrick Carter, T.Williams, Chris Burns, 10 p.m.
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THURSDAY 9:30 Club: Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, 7 p.m. George Washington University/Lisner Auditorium: Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits, Krar Collective, 8 p.m. Kennedy Center/Concert Hall: National Symphony Orchestra, 7 p.m. Kennedy Center/Millennium Stage: Maybebop, 6 p.m., free. Music Center at Strathmore: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. The Fillmore: Post Typography, 7 p.m.midnight.
OLD 97’S FRONT MAN RHETT MILLER, above, takes a vacation from his day job for a solo set at The Hamilton on
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Blues Alley: Marie-Claire, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java: Cahalen Morrison and Eli West, 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center/Millennium Stage: Dionne Warwick and the Let Freedom Ring Choir, 6 p.m., free. Music Center at Strathmore: Day of Service Tribute and Musical Celebration, 3 p.m.
SUNDAY 9:30 Club: DJs James “DJ Dub” Graham & Timothy Mykael, 10 p.m. Birchmere: Maysa & Her Jazz Funk Soul Symphony, 7:30 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts: Holiday Swing with Daryl Davis and Gotta Swing, 7:30 p.m., free. Empire: Wesley Spangler, Cabin Creek, Ian Marsh, 5 p.m. Jammin’ Java: The 30th Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Awards Gala, 6:30 p.m. Kennedy Center/Terrace Theater: Alisa Weilerstein, 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center/Millennium Stage: Children of Uganda Choir, 6 p.m., free. Rams Head On Stage: Greg Brown, 7:30 p.m. The Fillmore: School of Rock with Swift Technique, 4:30 p.m. U Street Music Hall: Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Maseo of De La Soul, Fort Knox Five, DJ Underdog, 10 p.m.
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Addison/Ripley: “Mira Hecht: All Things Vanish,” the artist presents her paintings and works on paper, opening Sat., through March 15. 1670 Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-338-5180, addisonripley fineart.com. Anacostia Community Museum: “Black Baseball in the District of Columbia,” an examination of the national pastime in the African-American community. “Home Sewn: Quilts From the Lower Mississippi Valley,” an exhibition examining the generational, social and economic fabric of an African-American quilting community in rural Mississippi, through Sept. 21. “Ubuhle Women, Beadwork and the Art of Independence,” this exhibition features a new form of bead art, the ndwango (which translates as “cloth”), developed by a community
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of women living and working together in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, through Sept. 21. 1901 Fort Place SE; 202-633-4820, anacostia.si.edu. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: “Eyes of the World: Ara Guler’s Anatolia,” the photographer’s iconic snapshots of medieval Seljuk and Armenian buildings from 1965, through May 4. “Perspectives: Rina Banerjee,” the contemporary artist draws inspiration from her birthplace of India, creating a sculptural river of glass bottles on the floor of the museum pavilion, through June 8. “Yoga: The Art of Transformation,” an exhibition showcasing more than 120 works of sculpture and painting that explore yoga’s goals and its Hindu interpretation, through Jan. 26. 1050 Independence Ave. SW; 202-633-1000, asia.si.edu. Artisphere: “#Coping,” a collection of artist Claire Brigg’s crocheted wall hangings that reflect the power of words, through March 15. “Alicia Eggert: Everything You Are Looking For,” kinetic, electronic and interactive sculpture that plays on the notion of time and the tension between the visible and the invisible, through Feb. 2. “Gary Kachadourian: Phase One - Progress Report,” the Baltimore artist will make an installation encompassing drawings, ephemera, posters, books, scenarios, and large scale prints outlining his Continued on page E14
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Gizmo, 6 p.m., free. Music Center at Strathmore: National Philharmonic, 8 p.m. The Fillmore: Crowded Streets, Blue Print Blue, On the Bus, Redline Addiction, 7:30 p.m. The Hamilton: Harris Face, 10:30 p.m. U Street Music Hall: Viceroy Penguin Prison, DJ Remote Ctrl, 10 p.m.
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work by photographer Camille Clifton, through Feb. 25. 545 Seventh St. SE;
ongoing scale drawing project that began in 2007, through Feb. 16. “May I Have the Piano Delivered to You?,” resident artist Emily Francisco manipulates the deconstructed parts of an antique baby grand piano. It is related to her interactive piece “The Trans-Harmonium: A Listening Device,” which allows guests to play an antique piano keyboard connected to tuned radios, through April 6. 1101 Wilson Blvd., artisphere.com. BlackRock Center for the Arts: Tamryn McDermott, an exhibit featuring work by the Missouri artist, through Feb. 1. 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, Md.; 301-528-2260, blackrockcenter.org. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop: “Urban Eyes,” a photography exhibit featuring
ARTIST LINDSAY PICHASKE — shown here inside her work “The Stallion” — has a solo show at Flashpoint Gallery.
Pichaske’s work deals with the intersection of human and animal, life and death, and in this case, embroidery and human hair.
January 24-25, 2014 at 8:00 pm Eisenhower Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Tickets are available at the Kennedy Center Box Office. Charge by phone at 202/467-4600 and kennedy-center.org CPAA Productions Ltd. Presents
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Performed by Ordos Song and Dance Theater
202-547-6839, chaw.org. Carroll Square Gallery: “Artwork by Tracy’s Kids,” a display of artwork by Tracy’s Kids Art Therapy Program, which helps young cancer patients and their families cope with the emotional stress and trauma of cancer and its treatment, through Jan. 24. 975 F St. NW; 202-624-8643. LAST CHANCE Connersmith: “The Works: Recent Painting, Sculpture, Video,” an exhibit featuring work by Julie Roberts, Koen Vanmechelen, Leo Villareal and others, Thu.-Sat. 1358-60 Florida Ave. NE; 202-588-8750, connersmith.us.com. Corcoran Gallery of Art: “Alex Prager: Face in the Crowd,” Prager displays her elaborate crowd scenes in
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ROBERT EARL KEEN
25th Anniv. of “The Road Goes on Forever” w/Andrea Davidson
Gerald Alston & Blue Lovett
An Intimate Acoustic Evening with
MOTOWN & MORE: TRIBUTE TO THE LEGENDS OF MOTOWN & SOUL January 17
POPA CHUBBY January 18
THE SOUL SERENADERS January 19
PAUL CEBAR TOMORROW SOUND Soulful rockers present world music jams JANUARY 25
SAMMY FIGUEROA & HIS LATIN JAZZ EXPLOSION January 24
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Must close Jan. 26! Best for ages 1-5
Help Jack and Calypso create and explore a magical underwater world with gentle music, beautiful puppets, and props.
Now Playing Thru Feb 1
A moving look at life, loyalty and America’s pastime. By Mark Harris and adapted for the stage by Eric Simonson
Imagination Stage 4908 Auburn Ave. Bethesda, MD imaginationstage.org Gunston Arts Center Arlington, VA AmericanCentury.org 703-998-4555
Children’s Theater Festival/ Festival de Teatro para Niños
Sat. Jan. 18 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Six hours of family fun include family-focused theater and folkloric dance presentations showcasing troupes representing Bolivia, Mexico, Paraguay and Peru’s traditions and cultures.
Lewis Black One-Act Plays
Jan 15-17, 23-25, 30Feb 1@7:30; Jan 26, Feb 2 @2:00
WA Premier of one-act plays written by the world famous comedian Lewis Black.
Regular Schedule: Tuesday–Friday at 8 Saturday at 6 & 9 Sunday at 3 & 7
Aquarium American Century
Bang the Drum Slowly
The Kennedy Center Theater Lab
Synetic Theater Presents
Twelfth Night 10th “silent Shakespeare” adaptation!
Urinetown The Musical Music by Mark Hollman Lyrics by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis Book by Greg Kotis
Wed-Sat at 8pm, Sun at 2pm Jan 9 – Feb 16
Now on Stage! Thu. >> 1/16 & 1/23 Fri. >> 1/17 & 1/24 Sa. >> 1/18 & 1/25 8 PM Curtain
Washington’s hilarious whodunit. It’s fresh, funny, and different every time you see it. “Shrieks of laughter night after night.” -The Washington Post
The Kennedy Center Theater Lab Tickets: 202-467-4600 Groups: 202-416-8400 www.shearmadness.com
In this wordless, roaring 20s rendition of Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy, fraternal twins Viola and Sebastian are separated in a shipwreck. Viola falls in love with Duke Orsino and disguises herself as a man to enter his services.
Synetic Theater 1800 S. Bell St Crystal City 866.811.4111 synetictheater.org
A musical comedy that satirizes the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, and municipal politics.
Gunston Theater One 2700 S. Lang Street Arlington, VA 22206
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MUSIC - ORCHESTRAL The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
January 18-19, 2014 Saturday at 8:00 p.m Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Britten and Shostakovich were composing at the same time, with the same soul-baring intimacy.
Harris Theatre 4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax http://www.fairfaxsymphony.org
$5 Student (6-18) tickets available at the door
Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding, & Leo Genovese
Saturday, February 1 at 8pm • Warner Theatre
The River & The Thread
Friday, February 14 at 8pm GW Lisner Auditorium
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Marine Chamber Music Series
Sunday at 2 p.m.
Join the musicians of “The President’s Own” for an afternoon of chamber music! Following the performance, patrons may tour the facility and enjoy light refreshments. Seating is first come, first served.
John Philip Sousa Band Hall Marine Barracks Annex 7th & K Streets, SE Washington, DC 202-433-4011 www.marineband.marines.mil
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COMEDY Washington, DC’s Premiere Political Satire Troupe
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm
A musical, political satire. We put the MOCK in Democracy! www.capsteps.com Info: 202.312.1555
VISUAL ARTS Diego Rivera’s Mural at Rockefeller Center
Through May 17th 2014
Exploring the creation of Rivera’s “Man at the Crossroads” mural in NYC’s Rockefeller Center.
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installation will be connected to the
Home Is Where Your Stuff Is
late Six Dynasties and the High Tang
both photography and video, through
ceiling, walls and floor, a web of threads
(sixth to eighth century). The exhibi-
March 9. “American Journeys — Visions
suspending an animal frame made out
tion’s dramatic focus is the monumen-
of Place,” a new installation of the
of knotted human hair, opening Fri.,
tal Cosmological Buddha: a life-size
museum’s pre-1945 American paint-
through Feb. 15. 916 G St. NW; 202-315-
stone sculpture covered in intricate rep-
ings and sculpture collection orga-
resentations of the earthly realms. “Syl-
notion of place in the history of American art. “Mia Feuer: An Unkindness,” an installation inspired by the artist’s experiences in lands where oil is produced, through Feb. 23. “Recent Acquisitions: American Art from the Johns Collection,” an exhibit celebrating the museum’s acquisition of 61 prints and drawings and one painting from San Francisco collectors Roy C. Bud Johns and Fran Moreland Johns, through Feb. 9. 500 17th St. NW; 202-639-1700, corcoran.org.
Flashpoint: “Everything that Rises,” Lindsay Pichaske’s three-dimensional
Foundry Gallery: “Staples and Gravy,” Edward Bear Miller blends realism and expressionism in his landscape paintings, through Feb. 2. 1314 18th St. NW; 202-463-0203, foundrygallery.org. Freer Gallery of Art: “Charles Freer and the Arts of Japan,” Freer’s Japanese painting collection on display, through Feb. 9. “Korean Style in Japanese Ceramics,” works from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries in the Korean ceramic style are shown, through Feb. 9. “Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture,” a collection of stone and gilt bronze Buddhist sculptures highlight two flourishing ages, the
van Sounds: Freer, Dewing and Japan,” American tonalism — shadowy paintALLAN SPRECHER (NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM)
nized around the theme of the changing
ings in muted hues — became a gateway to Japanese art for patron Charles Lang Freer. His namesake museum explicitly shows the connection, exhibiting works by American artist Thomas Dewing alongside Japanese pieces Freer collected in the late 1890s, through May 18. “The Nile and Ancient Egypt,” high quality artifacts from the collections of Freer Gallery are showcased to illumi-
THE NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM’S EXHIBIT “House and
nate the role and importance of water
Home” looks at what home has meant throughout American history and what it might signify in the future. Like, in the future, you might want a sled on your wall.
animals for ancient Egyptian religion and afterlife. “Women in Chinese Continued on page E18
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16 THU ★ Maybebop
The German a cappella pop quartet dazzles with its vocal mastery. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Germany.
17 FRI ★ NSO Prelude:
The Last Stand Quartet National Symphony Orchestra musicians Joel Fuller and Alexandra Osborne, violins; Mahoko Eguchi, viola; and Rachel Young, cello, play Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and more.
18 SAT ★ Gizmo The 22-year-old jazz bassist and Berklee College of Music graduate has worked with artists such as Meshell Ndegeocello, Bilal, Marcus Strickland, and many others.
19 SUN ★
22 WED ★ National
28 TUE ★ NSO Youth Fellows
The D.C. group created to provide performance opportunities for established and aspiring Broadway performers presents an evening of musical theater.
29 WED ★ NSO Youth
23 THU ★ Sharel Cassity Quintet
A post-bop jazz lover’s delight led by one of the scene’s hottest rising stars.
24 FRI ★ Pearsonwidrig Dancetheater
25 SAT ★ Tianjin Puppet
Through rhythm, drums, ﬂutes, and folktales, this organization works to preserve and raise awareness of Uganda and East Africa’s rich culture.
The Chinese troupe brings a play featuring world-class puppeteers and marionettes.
20 MON ★ Let Freedom Ring The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University host a musical celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. The concert featuring ﬁve-time Grammy Award®–winning singer and recording artist Dionne Warwick also includes the Let Freedom Ring Choir with Music Director Rev. Nolan Williams Jr. Note: A limited number of free tickets will be given away up to two (2) per person in line in the Hall of Nations at 5 p.m. on Mon., Jan. 20 on a first-come, first-served basis.
21 TUE ★ Queen Esther
Speciﬁcally requested by Kennedy Center Artistic Advisor for Jazz Jason Moran, the award-winning vocalist, songwriter, actor, and recording artist takes the stage in a program highlighting her many talents.
DAILY FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS. 5–6 P.M. NIGHTLY ★ GRAND FOYER BARS The Millennium Stage was created and underwritten by James A. Johnson and Maxine Isaacs to make the performing arts accessible to everyone in fulﬁllment of the Kennedy Center’s mission to its community and the nation. Additional funding for the Millennium Stage is provided by DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, The Isadore and Bertha Gudelsky Family Foundation, Inc., Jaylee M. Mead†, The Meredith Foundation, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Suzy and Bob Pence, Dr. Deborah Rose and Dr. Jan A.J. Stolwijk, U.S. Department of Education, and the Millennium Stage Endowment Fund.
Young musicians play Kikta’s Sonata for Violin and Harp and Dvo ák’s String Quartet No. 12 “American,” as well as a brass quartet performance.
Led by artistic directors Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig, the ensemble presents a contemporary dance performance that uses dance, text, and video to transform the familiar into the mysterious.
Family Night: Children of Uganda Dance Troupe
A DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION IN THE CONCERT HALL
Young musicians play Kuhlau’s Grand Quartet in E minor for Four Flutes, Dvo ák’s String Quintet No. 2, and Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat.
JUDY CHICAGO (NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS)
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SEMINAL FEMINIST ARTIST JUDY CHICAGO is the subject of a new exhibition at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. “Virginia Woolf” (preparatory drawing for “The Dinner Party”) is one mixed-media work on display.
Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of China.
18 SAT ★ GIZMO
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Painting,” an exhibit featuring 30 works
26 SUN ★ Kennedy Center
introducing goddesses, court ladies,
Opera House Orchestra
empresses and more examines the role
Members of the KCOHO play Beethoven’s Sextet, Op. 71, Mozart’s Serenade for Wind Sextet K. 375, and Seiber’s Serenade for Wind Sextet.
of women in the art world, through April 27. Jefferson Drive and 12th Street
IN THE THEATER LAB
27 MON ★ Yvonne Caruthers Weaving stunning music with colorful characters, the NSO cellist takes audiences In Search of the Perfect G-String, the poignant story of a smalltown girl who practices her way onto the world’s great stages and ﬁnds “glory.”
21 TUE ★ QUEEN ESTHER
Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30, up to 2 tickets per person, subject to availability.
★★★★★★★ ALL PERFORMERS AND PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Live Internet broadcast, video archive, artist information, and more at
kennedy-center.org/millennium TAKE METRO to the Foggy Bottom/ GWU station and ride the free Kennedy Center shuttle departing every 15 minutes until midnight. FREE TOURS are given daily by the Friends of the Kennedy Center tour guides. Tour hours: Monday thru Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. For information, call (202) 416-8340.
25 SAT ★ TIANJIN PUPPET TROUPE
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SW; 202-633-1000, asia.si.edu. Gallery at Convergence: “Collaborative Color Play,” an exhibit featuring work by local artists, Eileen O’Brien, Cheryl Leibovitz and Pamela Underhill, through Feb. 15. 1801 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria; 703-998-6260. Goethe-Institut: “Linger On!,” photos by Max Baumann, Iris Brosch, Reinhard Hentze, Carina Linge, Matthias Ritzmann and Robert Schlotter are featured, through Jan. 31. “Post-Oil City: The History of the City’s Future,” an international planning and landscape architecture exhibit, through March 1. 812 Seventh St. NW; 202-2891200, goethe.de/ins/us/was. Hillyer Art Space: “Creating Space: Concept, Content, Context,” artist Greg Braun used drywall to create sculptures, through Feb. 1. “Half Wild,” Fawna Xiao’s artwork celebrates natural formations and landforms, through Feb. 1. JD Deardourff, screen prints by the artists inspired by comic books, through Feb. 1. 9 Hillyer Court NW; 202-338-
0680, artsandartists.org. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: “Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt,” the entire museum space — walls, floor, escalator sides — is wrapped in text on vinyl by the artist, immersing visitors in halls of voices that address conflicting perceptions of democracy, power and belief. “Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950,” international art that has risen since the end of World War II, through May 26. Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW; 202-633-1000, hirshhorn.si.edu. Honfleur: “Common Ground,” an exhibit featuring work by painter Katherine TzuLan Mann and photographer Michael B. Platt, through Feb. 28. 1241 Good Hope Road SE; 202-365-8392, honfleurgallery.com. International Visions: “Explorations,” a group show featuring work by Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series’ winners, through Jan. 25. 2629 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-234-5112, inter-visions.com. Mexican Cultural Institute: “Man at the Crossroads: Diego Rivera’s Mural at Rockefeller Center,” an examination of the history, creation and ultimate destruction of a controversial New York mural by the great Mexican artist,
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the March on Washington, 1963,” a col-
cultural shifts have influenced major
Constitution Avenue NW; 202-633-1000,
of Brian Skerry,” an underwater journey
lection of photos and artifacts com-
changes in food, wine and eating in
through different marine environments
memorating two major events in Amer-
America. “Puppetry in America,” arti-
ican history, through Sept. 7. “Food:
facts from stage and screen that
Transforming the American Table,
cover more than 160 years of puppetry,
1950 to 2000,” from food production to
through April 13. “The Birth of Biotech,”
who does the cooking to where meals
a display featuring lab and factory
are consumed to what we know about
equipment used for recombinant insu-
what’s good for us, this exhibit explores
lin and historical objects used to treat
how new technologies and social and
diabetes, through Feb. 1. 14th Street and
National Building Museum: “House and Home,” an ongoing exhibition that explores what it means to live at home. “Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990,” an exhibition divided into five sections details the transformation of Los Angeles, through March 10. 401 F St. NW; 202-272-2448, nbm.org. National Gallery of Art, West Building: “Civic Pride: Dutch Group Portraits From Amsterdam,” rare depictions by Govert Flinck and Bartholomeus van der Helst of meetings inside the Kloveniersdoelen, the gathering place of one of Amsterdam’s three militia companies. “From the Library: The Transformation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses,” an exhibition focused on the popularity of “Metamorphoses” features selections from the National Gallery of Art Library’s rare book collection, prints, drawings, medals and decorative art objects, through Feb. 9. “Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium From Greek Collections,” an exhibition divided into five thematic sections includes manuscripts, jewelry and ceramics, through March 2. “Tell It With Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Shaw Memorial,” for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Wagner, the National Gallery opens an exhibition of work that honors one of the first regiment of black soldiers during the Civil War. The show includes letters recruitment, paraphernalia and portraits of soldiers and those who recruited them, a group that included Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth, through Mon. Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue NW; 202-737-4215, nga.gov. National Museum of African Art: “Africa Re-Viewed: The Photographic Legacy of Eliot Elisofon,” in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, an exhibition focused on the photographer’s work capturing images of African culture, through Aug. 24. “Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa,” the exhibit surveys artwork that portrays African land as something revered and exploited, through Feb. 23. 950 Independence Ave. SW; 202-6334600, africa.si.edu. National Museum of American History: “Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and
National Museum of Natural History: “Dom Pedro,” the 14-inch obelisk is a 10,363-carat aquamarine. “Nature’s Best Photography Awards,” portraits of plants, animals and people by the world’s best amateur and professional photographers, through March 31. “Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography
by the award-winning photojournalist. “Whales: From Bone to Book,” traces the journey of fossil bones from sea cliff to museum drawer and illustration in a science book, through May 31. 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW; 202-6331000, mnh.si.edu. Continued on page E20
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than 30 tribes. “Ceramica de los Ances-
of Steckel, who created the Fight Cen-
by women artists, through March 9.
ments, opening Fri., through April 13.
National Museum of the American Indian: “As We Grow: Traditions, Toys and Games,” a new permanent exhibition at the museum displays more than 100 objects that show how Native American children play. The toys, games and clothing in these cases come from all over North, Central and South America and represent more
tros: Central America’s Past Revealed,”
sorship Group. Hours for this exhibi-
“Workt by Hand: Hidden Labor and His-
1250 New York Ave. NW;
Central American ceramics from 1000
tion are Monday through Friday 10 a.m.
torical Quilts,” a showcase of 35 18th-
B.C. to the present, Fourth Street and
to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., through
to-20th-century quilts from the Brook-
Independence Avenue SW; 202-633-
May 9. “New York Avenue Sculpture
lyn Museum’s decorative arts collec-
Project: Chakaia Booker,” Booker exhib-
tion, through April 27. “Circa ’75: Judy
its her rubber-tire-based pieces out-
Chicago,” features selected works by
side the museum along New York Ave-
Chicago in honor of her 75th birthday.
nue as part of a series of changing
Chicago’s work explores female iden-
installations of contemporary works
tity and women’s cultural achieve-
National Museum of Women in the Arts: “Equal Exposure: Anita Steckel’s Fight Against Censorship,” artwork, papers and photographs detail the life
Local movie times DISTRICT AMC Loews Georgetown 14 3111 K Street N.W.
Frozen (PG) CC;Digital Presentation: 12:00-2:35-5:10 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 1:45 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:30-3:25 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC;Digital Presentation: 12:40-3:20-6:00-8:45 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 9:00 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX;RealD 3D: (!) 1:35-5:15 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 1:25-4:35-7:25-10:20 Ride Along (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 8:00-10:30 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) CC;Digital Presentation: 1:20-3:35-5:50-6:30 August: Osage County (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC;Digital Presentation: 1:10-4:10-7:10-10:15 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC;Digital Presentation: 12:15-3:00-4:00-7:45-9:50 American Hustle (R) CC;Digital Presentation: 12:00-1:00-4:05-6:45-7:20-10:25 Lone Survivor (R) CC;Digital Presentation: 1:05-4:00-5:05-6:50-7:50-10:40 Devil's Due (R) CC;Digital Presentation: 10:00 Her (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 1:50-4:45-7:45-10:35 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:35 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit in IMAX (NR) Digital Presentation;IMAX: 9:00 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: 3:00-5:30-8:00-10:25
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AFI Silver Theatre Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Road
Inside Llewyn Davis (R) (!) 12:35-2:45-4:55-7:20-9:30 Dallas Buyers Club (R) 4:30-9:45 Philomena (PG-13) 11:00-1:00-3:05-5:05-7:10-9:20 12 Years a Slave (R) 11:05-1:45-7:00
AMC Loews Center Park 8 4001 Powder Mill Rd.
AMC Loews Uptown 1
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC;Digital Presentation: 2:30-5:15 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 9:00 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 5:30 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC;RealD 3D: 1:45 Ride Along (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 8:00 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 4:30 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 1:15-4:15-7:30 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:50-6:45 American Hustle (R) CC;Digital Presentation: 1:00-4:10-7:15 Lone Survivor (R) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 2:15-5:00-7:45 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 1:30-7:35 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 3:45 Devil's Due (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:00 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:40 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: 3:00-5:45-8:15
American Hustle (R) CC;Digital Presentation: 3:45-7:00
AMC Loews White Flint 5
3426 Connecticut Avenue N.W. www.AMCTheatres.com
11301 Rockville Pike
AMC Mazza Gallerie 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Frozen (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:00-5:00 Frozen 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 2:30 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 9:00 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:10 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 3:40 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:25-3:15-6:10-9:00 Ride Along (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 8:00 August: Osage County (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:05-3:00-6:00-7:20 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:05-3:50-7:40 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:15-3:00-5:50-8:40 Her (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:00-2:50-5:45-8:50
5612 Connecticut Avenue
The Wolf of Wall Street (R) 2 Golden Globe Nominations! Best Picture and Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) - Musical/Comedy: 12:00-3:50 American Hustle (R) 7 Golden Globe Nominations! Including Best Picture- ALL major acting categories and Director: 1:45-5:00-8:15; 10:30AM
Landmark E Street Cinema 555 11th Street NW
Inside Llewyn Davis (R) 1:00-2:15-4:45-6:30-7:30-9:50 The Past (Le passe) (PG-13) 12:50-3:50-6:40-9:25 Dallas Buyers Club (R) 1:10-4:10-7:10-9:40 Nebraska (R) 1:15-4:15-7:15-9:40 The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza) (NR) 1:45-5:00-8:30 Philomena (PG-13) 12:40-3:00-5:20-7:40-9:50 Her (R) 2:00-3:30-5:00-8:00-9:15
Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14 707 Seventh Street NW
Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 1:30-4:15-7:05 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:45-4:40-7:50-10:35 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 1:00-3:40-6:20 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 5:40-9:30 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 9:00-10:20 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;in RealD 3D: (!) 1:55 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:25-4:25-7:25-10:15 Ride Along (PG-13) CC/DVS: 8:00-10:30 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS: 9:45 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:20 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 4:30-7:20 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 1:50-6:10-10:10 August: Osage County (R) CC/DVS: 12:40-4:20-7:15-10:10 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 12:10-3:15-4:00-6:30-9:40 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 12:15-3:30-6:45 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 12:45-1:40-4:50-7:40-10:30 Devil's Due (R) CC/DVS: 10:00 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 5:00-10:00 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 12:00-2:30-7:30 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 12:30-2:50-5:20-7:40-10:35
West End Cinema 2301 M Street NW
All Is Lost (PG-13) 2 Golden Globe noms- incl. Best Actor- Robert Redford!: 3:10 August: Osage County (R) Golden Globe nominees Meryl Streep & Julia Roberts!: 2:00-4:30-7:00-9:30 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) The New Scorsese Classic!: 1:30-5:00-8:30
202-783-5000, nmwa.org. National Portrait Gallery: “Dancing the Dream,” an exhibit featuring choreographers, impresarios and performers such as Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Michael Jackson and Beyonce, through July 13. “Mathew Brady’s Photographs of Union Generals,” studio portraits by
Frozen (PG) 12:45-3:30-6:00 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) (!) 1:15-4:00-7:00 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) (!) 12:50-3:45-6:45 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) 12:30-3:50-7:15 American Hustle (R) (!) 1:00-4:15-7:30
AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12 800 Shoppers Way
47 Ronin (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 1:45-7:15 Frozen (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:50-4:15 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:15-2:15-5:00 Frozen 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 1:30-6:50 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:00 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX;RealD 3D: 10:302:00-5:30 Ride Along (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 8:00-9:15-10:30 The Best Man Holiday (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:45-4:00-7:00-10:00 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) Digital Presentation: 12:15-2:30-5:00-7:30-9:45 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:00-2:45-5:30-8:00-10:25 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:30-3:30-6:15-9:00 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:453:15-6:30-9:30 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 10:45-4:30 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:30-2:15-6:00 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 11:00-1:50-4:45-7:45-10:30 Devil's Due (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:00 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:30-4:30-9:30 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit in IMAX (NR) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;IMAX: (!) 9:00 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 2:00-7:00
Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema 7235 Woodmont Avenue
Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) 1:20-4:00-7:00-9:45 Inside Llewyn Davis (R) 1:50-4:40-7:40-10:05 August: Osage County (R) 1:30-4:10-7:10-9:50 Nebraska (R) 1:40-4:30-7:35-10:00 The Past (Le passe) (PG-13) 1:35-4:20-7:20-10:10 Philomena (PG-13) 1:10-3:55-6:55-9:30 Her (R) 1:45-4:35-7:30-10:15 12 Years a Slave (R) 1:05-3:50-6:50-9:40
Regal Bethesda 10 7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Ride Along (PG-13) CC/DVS: 8:00-10:35 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:15-3:45-6:55-9:25 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:50-7:50 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:45-4:00 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 4:35-10:35 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 1:10-5:00-9:00 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 1:25-4:30-7:35-10:35 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 12:45 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 1:45-4:45-7:40-10:30 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:30-7:15 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 4:10-10:05 Devil's Due (R) CC/DVS: 10:00 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 1:00-2:00-3:10-4:15-5:20-8:00-10:15
Regal Majestic 20 & IMAX 900 Ellsworth Drive
Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 12:00-1:35-2:45-4:20-5:45-7:00 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:50-3:30-6:20-9:00 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 2:00-4:45-7:50 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 2:40-6:25-10:25 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 10:00 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) CC/DVS Se;IMAX: (!) 12:05-3:35-7:20 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:05-4:05-7:05-9:55 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:45-5:05-8:05-11:05 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) CC/DVS: 3:05-6:35-9:45 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 2:20-5:20-8:15 August: Osage County (R) CC/DVS: 12:20-3:20-6:45-9:40 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 1:15-5:05-8:50 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 12:45-4:25-7:30-10:35 Walking With Dinosaurs (PG) CC/DVS: 12:30 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 11:55-3:05-6:10-9:25 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 11:50-1:00-2:35-4:15-5:25-7:15-8:20-10:10-11:05 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 12:15-1:25-2:30-3:40-5:00-6:00-7:35-8:20-10:40 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:30-6:40 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 4:00-9:15 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit in IMAX (NR) CC/DVS Se;IMAX: (!) 10:45 Her (R) 1:50-4:40-8:00-10:50
Xscape 14 Theatres 7710 Matapeake Business Drive
47 Ronin (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: (!) 10:40AM Frozen (PG) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: 10:00-11:40-2:20-5:00-7:40 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: 12:10-3:10-7:10-10:10 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: (!) 10:15 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: (!) 2:30-10:00 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) 3D;English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: (!) 10:45-6:15 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: (!) 12:50-4:10-7:20-10:30 Ride Along (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: (!) 9:15-10:00 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: (!) 10:40-1:40-4:40-7:4010:30 Grudge Match (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: (!) 10:30-1:30-4:30-7:20-10:20 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: 12:00-6:40 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: 12:20-4:50-9:30 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating;XTR: (!) 9:00-11:30 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: 11:20-1:50-4:30-7:00-9:30 American Hustle (R) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: 12:40-3:50-7:10-10:20 Lone Survivor (R) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: (!) 10:00-1:10-3:30-4:20-7:30-10:10-10:40 Her (R) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating: (!) 12:10-3:20-6:30-9:50 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating;XTR 2D: (!) 2:10-7:50 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating;XTR 3D: (!) 11:40-4:50-10:40 Ride Along (PG-13) Stadium Seating;XTR: (!) 8:00-11:00 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) English Subtitles;Stadium Seating;XTR: 12:00-2:30-5:007:30-10:00
AMC Courthouse Plaza 8 2150 Clarendon Blvd.
Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 1:10-4:05-6:40 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:55-3:50-7:30 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 1:40-4:50-7:45 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:00-8:10 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;in RealD 3D: (!) 4:40 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:50-4:10-7:20 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 1:30-3:40-7:40 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 12:50-4:00-7:10 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 1:20-4:20-7:20 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 4:30 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 1:50-7:15 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 1:35-5:15-7:50
Regal Hyattsville Royale Stadium 14 6505 America Blvd.
Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 12:50-3:30-7:05-9:45 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:35-4:25-7:25-10:20 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 4:05 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 9:00 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 2:15-6:00-9:30 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:55-3:50-6:40-9:40
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 2:30-9:00 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 10:00-12:45-3:456:45-9:30 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 11:15-6:15 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D;Reserved Seating: 2:45-9:45 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 10:30-1:30-4:30-7:30-10:30 August: Osage County (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: (!) 10:15-1:15-4:15-7:15-10:15 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 10:15-2:15-6:00-9:45 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: (!) 10:00-11:30-1:00-4:00-6:00-7:00-10:00 Her (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: (!) 10:30-1:30-4:30-7:30-10:30
AMC Hoffman Center 22 206 Swamp Fox Rd.
47 Ronin (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 1:05-7:05 Frozen (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 1:40-7:10-9:55 Walking With Dinosaurs 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 2:30 Gravity 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 10:20-12:50-3:20-5:50-8:20-10:45 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:35-3:00-6:20-9:45 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:40-1:35-4:40-7:40 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:10-1:10-4:00-6:50-9:40 Frozen 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 10:55-4:25 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 9:00-10:30-12:01 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:50-6:40
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX;RealD 3D: 12:40-4:20 Ride Along (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 8:00-9:15-10:30-12:01 The Best Man Holiday (R) Digital Presentation: 7:25-10:25 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:25-11:30-12:45-1:50-3:05-4:105:25-6:30-7:45-10:05 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 2:40-8:05 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:00 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: 10:00-4:00 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:20-2:15-6:10-10:10 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:30-1:45-3:25-5:00-10:20 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:15-11:45-1:15-2:45-4:15-5:45-7:15-10:15 Nebraska (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:10-1:05-4:00-6:45-9:30 Devil's Due (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:00-12:01 Walking With Dinosaurs (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:05-4:55 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit in IMAX (NR) Digital Presentation;IMAX: (!) 9:00-12:01 Black Coffee (PG) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:30-2:50-5:10-7:30-9:50 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 10:45-1:40-4:45-7:50-10:40 August: Osage County (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:00-1:00-4:05-7:20-10:25 Her (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:35-1:30-4:35-7:35-10:35 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 2:00 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 11:25-4:30-7:00-9:35
Angelika Film Center Mosaic 2911 District Ave
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) 10:50-1:50-4:45-10:20 Inside Llewyn Davis (R) 11:30-2:00-4:35-7:10-9:40 August: Osage County (R) 11:00-1:45-4:30-7:25-10:15 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) 11:40-3:30-7:00-10:40 American Hustle (R) 10:10-1:15-4:20-7:30-10:35 Lone Survivor (R) 10:45-1:30-4:15-7:15-8:15-10:00-10:55 Nebraska (R) 10:00-12:30-3:00-5:30 Her (R) 11:45-2:30-5:15-8:10-10:50
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Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 12:50-1:20-3:40-4:10-6:50-9:40 Gravity 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 3:50-6:30 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 2:40-5:20-7:10-10:00 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 9:00 Ride Along (PG-13) CC/DVS: 8:00 Inside Llewyn Davis (R) CC: 4:15-7:05 47 Ronin 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 7:30 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 12:40-1:10-3:50-4:50-8:10 Devil's Due (R) CC/DVS: 10:00 Philomena (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:45 Walking With Dinosaurs (PG) CC/DVS: 1:30 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 5:10 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 2:40-7:40 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 1:00-2:30-3:30-5:00-7:50
Regal Kingstowne 16 & RPX 5910 Kingstowne Towne Center
Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 1:25-4:25-7:00 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:10-4:05-7:45-10:30 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 1:45-4:30 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 5:00-9:00 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 10:00 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;in RealD 3D: (!) 1:30 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:00-4:00-6:50-9:45 Grudge Match (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:20-4:45-7:35-10:15 Ride Along (PG-13) CC/DVS: 8:00-10:35 August: Osage County (R) CC/DVS: 12:00-3:20-7:20-10:20 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 12:10-4:15-8:05 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 12:05-3:25-7:05-10:10 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS Ser;RPX: (!) 1:50-4:40-7:40-10:35 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 12:00-3:05-6:15-9:25 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:30-5:30-10:30 Devil's Due (R) CC/DVS: 10:00 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 3:00-8:00 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 1:15-2:00-3:30-5:15-7:10-9:30 Her (R) 12:50-3:50-7:30-10:25 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 12:40-3:40-6:40-9:35
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Frozen (PG) CC/DVS: 1:30-4:25 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) CC/DVS: 2:05-4:55-7:45-10:25 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (PG) CC/DVS: 1:40-4:45-7:30 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:30-5:30-9:30 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 9:00-10:20 Saving Mr. Banks (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:10-4:10-7:10-10:05 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (PG-13) CC/DVS: 10:25 Ride Along (PG-13) CC/DVS: 8:00-10:35 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:30-3:35-6:40 August: Osage County (R) CC/DVS: 12:50-3:50-6:50-9:50 The Wolf of Wall Street (R) CC/DVS: 12:30-4:30-8:30 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 12:40-3:55-7:15 American Hustle (R) CC/DVS: 12:30-3:20-6:30-9:40 Lone Survivor (R) CC/DVS: 1:20-2:00-4:10-4:50-7:00-7:30-9:50-10:20 The Legend of Hercules (PG-13) CC/DVS: 5:00-10:10 The Legend of Hercules 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 2:10-7:30 Devil's Due (R) CC/DVS: 10:00 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (R) 12:45-1:30-3:00-3:45-5:15-6:00-7:25-9:45 Her (R) 1:00-4:00-7:00-10:00
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one of the most famous photographers of the Civil War. “Meade Brothers: Pioneers in American Photography,” a collection of daguerreotypes from the 19th-century American photographers and brothers, through June 1. “Mr. Lincoln’s Washington: A Civil War Portfolio,” features large-format reproductions of photographs, drawings and maps that document the Civil War and its impact on Washington. “One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.,” the one-room exhibition spotlights the icon in honor of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Photos and memorabilia chart King’s society-altering actions and influence, through June 1. “Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013,” a juried exhibit of mixed-media portraits, NW; 202-633-1000, npg.si.edu. Newseum: “Anchorman: The Exhibit,” an exhibition dedicated to the fictional exploits of anchorman Ron Burgundy and the Channel 4 Evening News team features costumes, props and footage from the film, through Aug. 31. “Civil Rights at 50,” a three-year changing exhibit follows the civil rights movement from 1963 to 1965 with images and the front pages of newspapers and magazines from the time. “Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe,” intimate shots of President John F. Kennedy’s family taken by his personal photographer, through March 16. “G-Men and Journalists,” an exhibit exploring the FBI’s effort to combat crime features photographs, newspapers and interactive displays, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW; 888-639-7386, newseum.org. Phillips Collection: “John F. Simon, Jr.: Points, Lines, and Colors in Succession,” an exhibition inspired by the progression of movement in the natural world incorporates drawing, software and computer-generated fabrication, through Feb. 9. “Laib Wax Room,” German artist Wolfgang Laib originally created this fragrant, illuminated beeswax chamber for the Phillips family home. It will be the museum’s first permanent installation since the Rothko Room in 1960. “Van Gogh Repetitions,” an exhibition organized by the Phillips Collection and the Cleveland Museum of Art features more than 30 portraits and landscapes by the artist, through Feb. 2. 1600 21st St. NW; 202-387-2151, phillipscollection.org.
ERNEST C. WITHERS (NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, SMITHSONIAN)
through Feb. 23. Eighth and F streets
“MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND ABERNATHY” by Ernest C. Withers is one out of a vast number of photographs and other memorabilia on display as part
of “One Life: Martin Luther King, Jr.,” now at the National Portrait Gallery. The exhibit tracks King’s journey from a community activist to a national leader and historical figure. The exhibit opened in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech and runs through this summer.
Smithsonian American Art Museum: “Landscapes in Passing: Photographs by Steve Fitch, Robbert Flick, and Elaine Mayes,” three photographers’ works, all focusing on the passing American landscape, are exhibited, through Feb. 23. “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” more than 90 works of art across all media by significant Latino artists who have been active since the mid20th century, through March 2. Eighth and F streets NW; 202-633-1000, americanart.si.edu. Susan Calloway Fine Arts: “New Landscapes: Scenes from the Shenandoah to the Chesapeake,” Ed Cooper reflects the subtleties of early morning and late afternoon light and color in his landscapes, capturing the interplay of sun and shade on trees, water and grass, opening Fri., through Feb. 15. 1643
Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-965-4601,
The Old Print Gallery: “2013 Winter Contemporary Show,” features 11 artists who primarily use printmaking for artistic expression, through Feb. 15, 10 a.m.5:20 p.m. 1220 31st St. NW; 202-9651818, oldprintgallery.com. LAST CHANCE Torpedo Factory Art Center/Art League Gallery: 2014 Solo Artists Preview, photographs, paintings, drawings, sculptures and more by the Art League Gallery’s 2014 solo artists, through Thu. Allmedia exhibit, juried exhibition featuring works by member artists, through Feb. 3. Art League Gallery, Room 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria; 703-683-1780, theartleague.org. Touchstone: “Form Transformed: Five Sculptors,”through Feb. 2, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 901 New York Ave. NW; 202-347-2787,
301-617-9906, laurelmillplayhouse.org. LAST CHANCE 50 Shades! The Musi-
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Daryl Davis and Gotta Swing: Join Daryl Davis with Gotta Swing for a lesson on swing dancing, and a holiday swing dance, opens Sun., free. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, Md.; 301-528-2260, blackrockcenter.org. 45 Seconds from Broadway: Take a behind the scenes look at New York’s theater district in this Neil Simon comedy featuring washed-up and on-therise players, opens Fri. through Feb. 8, $15, $12 seniors and students. Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St., Laurel;
cal: Through Sat. Warner Theatre, 13th and E streets NW; 202-783-4000, warnertheatredc.com. A Steady Rain: Capital City Players stage Keith Huff’s drama about two childhood friends turned police officers whose relationship falters after a call goes wrong, through Jan. 25, $20. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 Seventh St. SE; 202-547-6839, chaw.org. Aquarium: Through Jan. 26, $10-$12. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda; 301-280-1660, imagination stage.org. Bang the Drum Slowly: American Century Theater presents the story of a baseball team in which one of the players has a terminal illness, through Feb. 1, $32-$40. Gunston Arts Center Continued on page E22
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Blame It On Beckett: The comedy follows an idealistic intern as she starts working with playwrights and a cynical boss, through Jan. 26, $16, $14 Gaithersburg residents. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, Md.; 301-2586394, gaithersburgmd.gov/artsbarn.
SATURDAY ONLY Children’s Theater
Everyman Theatre, 315 W. Fayette St.,
LAST CHANCE Flashdance — The
Feb. 16. Atlas Performing Arts Center,
Festival: The festival includes six hours of bilingual theater, dancing and other activities, opens Sat., $10-$15; age 4 and younger, free. Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington; 703-875-1100, artisphere.com. Crimes of the Heart: Three Mississippi sisters band together after streaks of misfortune, through Feb. 2, $32-$60.
Musical: The film gets a turn on the stage in celebration of its 30th anniversary, through Sun., $45-$150. Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater, 2700 F St. NW; 202-467-4600, kennedy-center.org. Glassheart: The story of “Beauty and the Beast” is re-imagined as if the Beast’s spell was never broken and he lives in an apartment, opens Fri. through
1333 H St. NE; 202-399-7993,
everymantheatre.org. SUNDAY ONLY Fahrenheit 451: Aquila Theatre stages Ray Bradbury’s novel about a world in which books are burned, opens Sun., $22-$44. George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax; 703-993-8888, cfa.gmu.edu.
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atlasarts.org. Gypsy: An overbearing stage mom puts pressure on her daughters to succeed in theater, no matter who is in their way, through Jan. 26, $35-$90. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington; 703-820-9771, signature-theatre.org. SATURDAY ONLY I Call Her Rusita Rojas: The bilingual play is staged as part of a theater festival for children, opens Sat. Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington; 703875-1100, artisphere.com. LAST CHANCE La Vie en Rose: The In Series teams up with the Washington Ballet’s Studio Company for a show that combines dance and cabaret, opens Fri. through Sun. GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW; 202-234-7174, galatheatre.org. LAST CHANCE Meena’s Dream: In Forum Theatre’s show, an Indian-American girl struggles with her mother’s sickness by escaping into her dreams, where Hindu God Lord Krishna needs her help, through Sat., $10-$20. Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Road, Silver Spring; 240-644-1100, roundhousetheatre.org. Miss Nelson Is Missing: When Miss
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pushes her kids to fame and it doesn’t matter that one turns out to be a stripper. Sherri L. Edelen is Momma Rose and Erin Cearlock is Baby June (the non-stripper sister) in the musical “Gypsy,” playing at the Signature Theatre through Jan. 26.
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Feb. 1, $20, $18 seniors and students.
Robeson, an African-American singer
class is subjected to the strict substi-
Silver Spring Stage, 10145 Colesville
and actor brought down by accusa-
tute, Viola Swamp, opens Fri. through
Road, Silver Spring; 301-593-6036,
tions during the McCarthy era, through
March 8, $19. Glen Echo Park, Adventure
Feb. 16, $40-$120. Arena Stage, 1101
Nelson disappears her misbehaving
Theatre MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, Md.; 301-634-2270,
Scapin: Constellation Theatre’s comedy follows two men as they attempt to rescue the women they love by coming up with lots of money, through Feb. 16, $15-$45. Source, 1835 14th St. NW; 202-204-7800, sourcedc.org. Shear Madness: The audience plays armchair detective in the record-breaking comedy, $50. Kennedy Center, Theater Lab, 2700 F St. NW; 800-444-1324, kennedy-center.org. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged): More than 35 of Shakespeare’s plays are crammed into a two-hour show, through
THE ZANY COMEDY “SCAPIN,” now at the Constellation Theatre, is about a servant who uses high jinks to bring lovers together. Michael Glenn stars in the highly physical comedy, which is adapted from a play by Moliere.
The Importance of Being Earnest: Two wealthy English men make up tales to entertain themselves in Oscar Wilde’s comedy, through March 2, $20-$110. Lansburgh Theatre, 450 Seventh St. NW; 202-547-1122, 877-487-8849, shakespearetheatre.org. The Old Masters: Washington Stage Guild presents Simon Gray’s story of an art critic and an art dealer who face off over a painting’s origins, through Jan. 26, $40-$50, $30-$40 seniors, $20-$25 students. Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, Undercroft Theatre, 900 Massachusetts Ave. NW; 202-347-9620. The Tallest Tree in the Forest: Daniel Beaty stars in the true story of Paul
Sixth St. SW; 202-488-3300, arenastage.org. Tribes: A boy who was born deaf and forced to conform to a hearing world, gets another perspective when he meets a deaf girl, through Feb. 23, $39$75. Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW; 202-332-3300, studiotheatre.org. Twelfth Night: Synetic Theater promises that the 10th installment in its Silent Shakespeare series will be its most comical. The Bard’s gender-bending story of ship-wrecked twins will be set in the 1920s, infusing the romantic comedy with a Charlie Chaplin vibe, through Feb. 16, $10-$75. Synetic Theater, 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington; 866-8114111, synetictheater.org.
Summer Dance Intensive at Univ of MD College Park’s Dance Department June 23rd, 2014 - Jul 20th, 2014 Tuition: $800
Audition Dates & Location *Jan 25th, 2014 UMCP Dance Dept *Feb 15th, 2014 UMCP Dance Dept Mar 8th, 2014 UMCP Dance Dept Apr 5th, 2014 UMCP Dance Dept Apr 27th, 2014 UMCP Dance Dept Auditions conducted from 6:00pm-9:00pm Dates Subject To Change
Audition Fee: $25
Classes in: Contemporary Classical Ballet Boy’s/Men’s Class Beg Pointe & More *Scholarship auditions are Jan 25th & Feb15th The audition consists of a contemporary ballet class conducted by Founder Shawn Short.
Dissonance Dance Theatre www.ddtdc.org Founded By Artistic Director Shawn Short in 2007 Washington, DC’s Only Black-Managed Contemporary Ballet
Online Pre-Registration Encouraged! View the complete schedule, curriculum, guest teachers and pre-register for an audition online at www.ddtdc.org/summer-intensive.html Audition Site: Dance Department 3800 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD 20742-2635 Questions? Audition Hotline: 202-540-8338 Press 4 Upcoming DDT Performances: Watch Me Bounce Watch Me Bounce is dance celebrating “America’s indigenous art form” Jazz music through a blend of classical ballet and contemporary dance. Presented as part of INTERSECTIONS at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, February 21-March 8, 2014 Dates and Prices Saturday, March 1, 2014, 9:30pm, $15 / $30 Sunday, March 2, 2014, 2:30pm, $15 / $30
For tickets visit: www.ddtdc.org Check Out DC Newest Dance Magazine! www.ngoma-center-for-dance.org/NR
Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Shaw Memorial (detail), 1900, patinated plaster, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, New Hampshire, on long-term loan to the National Gallery of Art, Washington
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Tell It with Pride The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Shaw Memorial Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington. The exhibition is made possible through the generous support of GRoW, an initiative of the Annenberg Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Trellis Fund.
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King of Second Chances Manning hasn’t lost twice in a row to the same team since ’07 NFL From rematches to revivals to redemption, it’s not a good idea to bet against Peyton Manning when it comes to second chances. He has 97 touchdown throws since hooking up with John Elway in Denver two years ago after the Indianapolis Colts released him when neck troubles clouded his football future.
After dispatching San Diego on Sunday on the anniversary of last year’s crushing loss to Baltimore in eerily similar circumstances, Manning stands one win from a shot at becoming the ﬁrst quarterback to win Super Bowls with two franchises. Standing in his way are Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, who beat the Broncos 34-31 in overtime in November. Thing is, it’s been six years since Manning lost a rematch to a team that beat him earlier in the season. The Broncos (14-3) lost just once at home this season, when they became the highest-scoring team in the Super Bowl era, propelled by Manning’s record 55 TD throws and 5,447 yards through the air. That was back on Dec. 12, when they were upset by San Diego, a loss they avenged Sunday by beating the Chargers 24-17. The last time Manning lost twice in a row to the same team was in 2007, when the Colts lost 23-21 at
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Quarterback Peyton Manning and the Broncos host the AFC title game Sunday.
Manning vs. Brady Tom Brady has beaten Peyton Manning in 10 out of 14 meetings. Here’s how the two record-breaking QBs fared in those games. (AP) Cmp Brady 249 Manning 267
REGULAR SEASON (BRADY LEADS 8-3) Att Yds TD Int 364 2,790 23 10 421 3,147 27 14
Rating 100.6 93.6
Cmp Brady 61 Manning 77
POSTSTEAON (BRADY LEADS 2-1) Att Yds TD Int 98 613 3 2 136 824 2 6
Rating 81.7 61.0
San Diego in November and then dropped a 28-24 heartbreaker at home in the wild-card playoffs. Since then, Manning has won ﬁve straight rematches, including the AFC championship against the Jets 30-17 following the 2009 season, avenging a 29-15 loss in Week 16 that ended the Colts’ shot at a perfect season. It took a vintage performance from Manning on Sunday to keep that streak going. After controlling the game for 3½ quarters, the Broncos allowed 17 fourth-quarter points. The Broncos were facing thirdand-17 from their own 20 with three minutes left and Rivers loosening up his right arm on the Chargers sideline, ready for his chance to tie this one just like the Ravens had a year earlier on their way to a 38-35 win in double-overtime. “It was deja vu,” Elway, now the Broncos’ executive vice president, said on his weekly podcast on the team’s website Tuesday. As Manning took the snap and stepped up, the pocket began to collapse around him, but he spotted tight end Julius Thomas open along the Broncos sideline. The pass was perfect, as was Thomas’ tap dance until his momentum took him out of bounds at the 41. Then, on third-and-6 from his 45, Manning hit Thomas for a 9-yard gain over the middle with 2:12 left. A year ago, then-offensive coordinator Mike McCoy called for a run by undersized Ronnie Hillman on third-and-7 at about the same point in the game, which in turn led to Joe Flacco’s 70-yard touchdown heave to Jacoby Jones over Rahim Moore with 31 seconds left. Manning made good on last week’s second chance. Will he do the same Sunday? ARNIE STAPLETON (AP)
Where’s Brady?: Tom Brady has taken time off from practice before the New England Patriots play the AFC
championship game against the Denver Broncos. Backup quarterback Ryan Mallett says Brady missed the full practice Wednesday. But Mallett says he’s not worried about the star quarterback’s availability for Sunday’s game. Brady had a cold last week and then led the Patriots to a 43-22 win over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC divisional round. (AP)
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Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw won the Cy Young Award in 2011 and 2013.
Kershaw Agrees to $215M Deal MLB A person familiar with the deal says pitcher Clayton Kershaw has agreed to a $215 million, sevenyear contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball’s ﬁrst player with a $30 million average salary. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the agreement had not yet been announced. Kershaw, 25, receives the most lucrative deal for a pitcher, breaking the mark of $180 million set by Justin Verlander last March for his seven-year contract with Detroit. The average salary of $30.7 million tops the previous high of $27.5 million, set by the New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez as part of a 10-year agreement December 2007. While Roger Clemens had a contract with a listed salary of $28 million with the Yankees in 2007, he joined the team in June and actually made $17.4 million. RONALD BLUM (AP)
TV Lineup NBA (9:30 P.M., TNT) The Thunder haven’t been the same without Russell Westbrook, going 5-5 since he reinjured his knee. They head to Houston to face former Thunder guard James Harden and the Rockets.
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McVay Promoted to Run Offense
Mike Zimmer has been the Bengals defensive coordinator the past six seasons.
Reports: Zimmer Hired by Vikings 57-year-old has spent the last 14 years as a defensive coordinator NFL The Minnesota Vikings have chosen Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their new head coach, according to multiple media reports. Zimmer will replace Leslie Frazier, who was ﬁred after the team ﬁnished 5-10-1 this season. Zimmer will be the ninth head coach in the franchise’s 54-year history, according to reports that emerged Wednesday. General manager Rick Spielman interviewed at least seven candidates for the job including Zimmer, who spent Tuesday at Vikings headquarters. Zimmer, 57, has been an NFL defensive coordinator for the last 14 seasons, six with the Bengals. He has 20 years as an NFL assistant on his résumé.
One Opening Left Browns owner Jimmy Haslam sent a letter to Cleveland fans explaining the team’s “methodical” actions in the coaching search that has dragged into its third week. Haslam fired coach Rob Chudzinski last month following his first season, forcing the Browns to look for their seventh full-time coach since 1999. The owner said the team has spoken to a “number of outstanding candidates” and indicated the Browns will meet with assistant coaches currently in the playoffs. (AP)
Zimmer also interviewed for the vacancy in Tennessee, which went to Ken Whisenhunt. He has been a candidate for the top job several times in the past, too, including with Cleveland, Miami and Tampa Bay. The Bengals were third in the league in yards allowed and ﬁfth in points against this season. (AP)
Ovie, Set Your Alarm Clock
Alex Ovechkin will appear on NBC’s “Today Show” on Monday to discuss the Sochi Olympics. Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie will interview Ovechkin the morning after the Capitals play the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Ovechkin was the first Russian to carry the Olympic torch as it left Olympia, Greece, for Sochi. (THE WASHINGTON POST )
The Redskins finalized the contract of offensive coordinator Sean McVay, making official what had been expected for nearly a week. Following the hiring of Jay Gruden as coach, people with knowledge of the situation said that McVay — previously Washington’s tight ends coach — would be promoted to offensive coordinator. Gruden didn’t commit to that move when asked about it last week at his introductory news conference. He said only that he planned to talk to a number of coaches for the positions on his staff. Five days later, the Redskins have finalized the 27-year-old McVay’s contract. Redskins players last week praised McVay for his knowledge and communication skills. They expressed conﬁdence in his ability
JOHN McDONNELL (THE WASHINGTON POST)
DAVID KOHL (AP)
Sean McVay, left, coached Jordan Reed and the Redskins tight ends last season.
to handle the job of offensive coordinator. People around the league view McVay, who worked with Gruden both for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the UFL’s Florida Tuskers, as a rising star in the coaching ranks. The Redskins also announced Wednesday that they have hired
former Cleveland Browns assistant Brian Baker to coach their outside linebackers and Ben Kotwica as their special teams coach. Kotwica just completed his ﬁrst season as the Jets’ special teams coordinator. MIKE JONES AND MARK MASKE ( THE WASHINGTON POST )
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George Washington’s Maurice Creek is averaging a team-high 14.1 points a game.
Transfer of Power For the Colonials Ex-Indiana guard Creek leads GW in scoring this season Attend the Veterans Appreciation Open House Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 4–7 p.m. UMUC Academic Center at Largo Auditorium 1616 McCormick Drive, Largo, MD 20774 • Meet with members of our dedicated veterans advising team for assistance with applying for VA benefits and answers to questions about financial aid, admissions, accessibility and career services. • Sit down with academic advisors to plan your degree path in more than 95 online undergraduate and graduate programs. • Find out how your military experience can translate into college credits—and a civilian career path. Prospective students who attend the January 22, 2014, event will be eligible to have the $50 application fee waived.* *The $100 application fee for the Doctor of Management program cannot be waived.
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College Basketball George Washington coach Mike Lonergan said he spent a lot of time talking to those who knew Maurice Creek when the former Indiana player expressed interest in transferring to Foggy Bottom. Despite a record of 13-17 last season, Lonergan liked the team chemistry on the young squad, and the third-year coach did not want to upset that balance. But in the end, at least on the court, it is graduate student Creek who has made adjustments to ﬁt in with the Colonials. “They told me to be more aggressive than I was at IU,” said Creek, who grew up in Oxon Hill, Md. “That is what I wanted to do for this team, be aggressive at the offensive end and the defensive end. I am glad to be here.” The feeling is certainly mutual as GW is 14-3 overall and 2-1 in the Atlantic 10 after a 76-66 win over VCU on Tuesday. The Rams were nationally ranked to start the season and were the preseason favorite in the conference. A 6-foot-5 guard, Creek leads the team in scoring at 14.1 points
7 P.M. Saturday
per game. In 54 career games with the Hoosiers, he averaged 7.2 points — though he was dogged by injuries for most of his four years at Indiana. Creek said the transfer to GW has gone better than he could have imagined. “I did not expect it to be [so good] like this. It is a blessing for me,” said Creek, who’s enrolled in GW’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development. While Creek has gotten a lion’s share of credit for the team’s turnaround, the play of sophomores Joe McDonald, Kethan Savage, Patricio Garino and Kevin Larsen has grabbed his attention. “The biggest surprise [to me] is how well the sophomores have done,” Creek said. “All of those guys have grown up from last year.” The Colonials were picked to ﬁnish 10th out of 13 teams in the preseason by Atlantic 10 coaches and media personnel. But GW received votes for the Associated Press top 25 poll this week. “A lot of people didn’t think we would be [highly rated], but here we are,” Creek said. DAVID DRIVER (FOR E XPRESS)
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E.L. Doctorow’s main character in “Andrew’s Brain” wrestles with his own consciousness.
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Novelist E.L. Doctorow admits that he wants readers of his new novel, “Andrew’s Brain,” ($26.00, Random House) an enigmatic wonder that hit shelves Wednesday, to struggle a bit. “I do think this book, more than most, is one that judges its readers,” Doctorow says. “If someone is looking for ordinary formulaic fiction, this is not it.” In “Andrew’s Brain,” Doctorow abandons the mostly linear storytelling form that distinguished his earlier and much-celebrated literary novels, such as the precisely woven best-sellers “The March” and “The Book of Daniel.” “My sense of what a book should be has changed so radically — I like to think for the better,” he says. The novel, which somersaults through time and perspective, is mainly built upon an extended conversation between a misfortune-plagued cognitive scientist named Andrew and a frequently befuddled questioner he sometimes calls “Doc.” He likes playing with iterations and reiterations. Andrew ﬁrst spots his future wife while she is doing a handstand at the small college where he’s teaching. In the book’s climactic scene — spoiler alert — Andrew suddenly does a handstand in the Oval Ofﬁce, alarm-
ing the Secret Service. “All of these things sort of light up each other,” he says. “Andrew’s Brain” was triggered by dual memories: an image of a little girl coloring and an emotional conversation Doctorow had with a friend who conﬁded that he had inadvertently killed his child. Over drinks one night, the man told Doctorow about the child dying in his arms after he administered an incorrect medicine with an eye dropper. The travails of his friend — a decent man connected to a string of tragedies — informed Doctorow’s portrait of Andrew. “It is dangerous to stare into
“My sense of what a book should be has changed so radically — I like to think for the better.” yourself,” Andrew says. “You pass through endless mirrors of self-estrangement. This too is the brain’s cunning, that you are not to know yourself.” A ndrew wrestles with the nature of his own consciousness. “It’s a kind of jail, the brain’s mind,” he says. The brain, he postulates,
can pretend to be the soul. D o c t o r o w s u g ge s t s t h a t Andrew’s brain “does things before he can stop it from doing them.” But he’s hesitant to impose an interpretation, hoping that readers will arrive at their own conclusions. “The nature of good ﬁction is that it dwells in ambiguity,” he says. With the passage of time, Doctorow predicts, readers will be less concerned with identifying the characters and will be left with something deeper. “What they will see is a statement of moral insufficiency as it’s attached to power,” he says. MANUEL ROIG-FRANZIA (THE WASHINGTON POST )
Wale’s Ready for His Close-Up: Revolt, the music network launched by Sean “Diddy” Combs last
October, will premiere a documentary about Wale, left, on Monday. The network’s crew went along with the D.C.based rapper when he trekked to Nigeria, where his family is from, in November. “Wale: I Am From” is the network’s first documentary special and airs Monday at 10 p.m., followed by a live Ustream with Wale at 11 p.m. (E XPRESS)
They have so much in common: features a bit askew, weak chins, literary goals, tortured souls. But who’s more anguished: newspaper columnist Lady Edith of “Downton Abbey” or aspiring memoirist Hannah of “Girls”? Parents problems: Hannah: Stopped subsidizing her but adore her. Edith: Pay all expenses but pity her as doomed never to wed. Mental health: Hannah: Debilitating OCD keeps her from By Marc meeting deadlines Silver (although this season, therapy and meds have helped). Edith: Inferiority complex due to gorgeous sisters and dismissive dad (“You have nothing of importance to say; you’re a woman”). Self-image woes: Hannah: “I am 13 pounds overweight and it has been awful for me my whole life.” Edith: Portrayed by Fred Armisen in drag on Jimmy Fallon’s spoof. Romantic life: Hannah: Once dated a guy who “treats my heart like monkey meat.” Edith: Boyfriend has mentally ill wife. The winner (or loser): Edith’s extremely tortured soul. Spoiler alert: Season four holds more woes for poor middle child Edith. Read Marc’s previous columns at: www.washingtonpost.com/muse
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D.C. area’s best plates of nachos, according to readers of the food blog Eater. Out of the 16 places on the list, ﬁve serve BBQ-ﬂavored nachos: Alexandria’s Southside 815, Arlington’s Red Hot & Blue, D.C.’s Smoke & Barrel and American Ice Company, and Andrew Evans BBQ Joint in Easton, Md. What do you think about BBQ on nachos? Tweet us @WaPoExpress to let us know.
“I love the look on Ryan’s face. He’s like: ‘How did they know?!?’ ” — COMMENTER SMEDLYBUTLER AT GAWKER .COM reacts to Rep. Paul Ryan reading
a mean tweet about himself. The congressman read the tweet — “Paul Ryan has such pretty blue eyes, sometimes it’s easy to forget he’s Satan incarnate” — in a new comedy project by NowThisNews called “DC Mean Tweets,” in which members of Congress recite negative tweets about themselves on camera. So far, there are three videos with tweets about and read by Ryan, Sen. Chuck Schumer, Sen. David Vitter and Sen. Claire McCaskill, among others.
“With palm trees lining a promenade bathed in soft sunlight, it is easy to imagine that you are strolling along a beach on the Cote D’Azur.” — MALCOLM FOLLEY AT DAILYMAIL.CO.UK
describes the setting for this year’s Winter Olympics. Sochi, Russia, a city known more for its subtropical climate (temperatures commonly remain in the 60s throughout its mild winter) will host the games starting Feb. 7. While natural snow is unlikely to fall in Russia’s warmest region, Folley says the Russians have a plan: “Incredibly, vast warehouses have stored up 450,000 cubic metres of snow from last year.” This gives new meaning to the term “snow bank,” eh?
“Much like crack cocaine, the charm of narcissists produces an intense but short-lived high.” — TOMAS CHAMORRO-PREMUZIC AT BLOGS. HBR.ORG uses an interesting
simile to describe why we initially love narcissists. Chamorro-Premuzic writes that most narcissists come off as charming and charismatic on ﬁrst impression. However, research shows that initial charm wears off after just 2½ hours, morphing into characteristics that are much more negative such as deluded selfadmiration, defensive arrogance and moral disengagement. Yikes.
“As with so much else in the English language, William Shakespeare gets the credit.” — LAKSHMI GANDHI AT NPR .ORG uncovers the origin
of the slang word “crib” that’s used today to deﬁne a house or apartment. Gandhi cites the Oxford English Dictionary, which notes “crib” was used for the ﬁrst time in Shakespeare’s “Henry VI, Part 1,” written in 1597, to mean “a small dwelling.” Clearly, if “MTV Cribs” is its latest iteration, the word has been pimped since then.
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