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B;=;D:7HO0 There aren’t many living legends who can stack up to Herbie Hancock — the award-winning multi-instru-
mentalist responsible for infusing jazz and funk. Even at 71, he’s still going strong, with a host of wins in 2008. On Sunday, he’s gracing the Kennedy Center stage for a special performance presented by the Washington Performing Arts Society.
Civil War from the Collection of Julia J.
artists’ responses to the March 2011
Norrell,” an exhibit of photographs from
earthquake and tsunami that struck
the Civil War documents the intersec-
Japan, through March 25. 702 Eighth St.
tion of war and the nascent discipline
NW; 202-872-3396. Folger Shakespeare Library: “Shakespeare’s Sisters: Voices of English and European Women Writers, 1500-1700,” an exhibit on the women who wrote in Shakespeare’s time but whose work was often never published, through May 20. Ongoing exhibits: a collection of Shakespeare materials and other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts and works of art. 201 East Capitol St. SE; 202-544-4600, Folger.edu. Foundry Gallery: “Black, White and In Between,” polymer clay artwork by Fran Abrams comments on the divisiveness in Congress, through April 1. 1314 18th St.
of photography. Featuring works by Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner and Timothy H. O’Sullivan, through May 6. “Tim Hetherington: Sleeping Soldiers,” photographs by the late photojournalist depict soldiers at leisure in chaotic war zones, through May 20. 500 17th St. NW; 202-639-1700, Corcoran.org. Curator’s Office: “Magic Foxhole,” works by Dawn Black, through April 7. 1515 14th St. NW; 202-387-1008, Curatorsoffice.com. Edison Place Gallery: “2:46 and Thereafter,” works in a variety of mediums, highlighting emerging Japanese
NW; 202-463-0203. Freer Gallery of Art: “Sweet Silent Thought: Whistler’s Interiors,” a look at the recurring themes of reading, music, reverie and studio practice in the works of James McNeill Whistler, through July 1. “Winged Spirits: Birds in Chinese Painting,” an ornithologically themed collection of traditional Chinese paintings that depicts more than 35 species of birds in flight, through Aug. 5. Jefferson Drive and 12th Street SW; 202-6331000, Asia.si.edu. LAST CHANCE G Fine Art: “Ian Whitmore: The Devil, a Shadow, the Notice of a Small Falling Leaf,” created over three years, a new series of paintings by the Brooklyn-based painter, Continued on page E14
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