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8?==;H?I8;JJ;H0 Flashpoint Gallery is showing Jacqueline Levine’s “The Temptation,” a site-specific installation inspired by the artist’s interest in Hieronymus Bosch’s 15th-century masterpiece “The Garden of Earthly Delights” and the film “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.” So if you were thinking you saw a little Rick Moranis hidden in the art, you’re probably right! If you didn’t, you should maybe get your eyes checked.
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artist Steven Cummings look at how
LAST CHANCE The Old Print Gallery:
“Pilgrimage,” Leibovitz sets out from the
images shape our ideas of who we are,
“Winter Contemporary Show,” works
photo set to capture a more elusive sub-
through April 29. “Conversations in the
by more than 20 print artists, Thu.-Sat.
ject: nature. Niagara Falls, Old Faithful
Contemporary,” an exhibit of works by
1220 31st St. NW; 202-965-1818, Old-
and the Yosemite Valley are among the
Creative Junkfood, through April 29.
subjects in this collection, which also
1901 Fort Place SE; 202-633-4820, Ana-
includes scenes from the homes of cultural icons like Thomas Jefferson, Georgia O’Keeffe and Pete Seeger, through May 20. “Inventing a Better Mousetrap: Patent Models From the Rothschild Collection,” models of mousetraps show the different patents inventors submitted during the 19th century, “Multiplicity,” contemporary artists show how repeated images are important to the process of printmaking, through Sun. Eighth and F streets NW; 202-633-1000, Americanart.si.edu. Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum: “Artuare,” works by
costia.si.edu. Susan Calloway Fine Arts: “At the Crossroads: Art + (Interior) Design,” interior designer Andrew Law sets up an installation using the gallery’s antique paintings, contemporary works and prints, through March 17. 1643 Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-965-4601, Callowayart.com. Textile Museum: “Dragons, Nagas, and Creatures of the Deep,” textiles from the 12th through 20th centuries commemorating the Asian calendar’s year of the dragon. 2320 S St. NW; 202-6670441, Textilemuseum.org.
printgallery.com. Torpedo Factory Art Center/ Art League Gallery: “Elemental,” encaustic artworks, through April 2. “Play,” whimsical works explore the ideas of fun and play, through April 2. Art League exhibit, “Play: An Interactive Exhibit,” whimsical mixedmedia works by Art League members, through April 2, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Art League Gallery, Room 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria; 703-683-1780, Torpedofactory.org. Touchstone: “Tracks,” photos by the artist feature bright colors and a bit of a Pop Art twist, through April 1. 901 New York Ave. NW; 202-347-2787, Touch-
stonegallery.com. U.S. Botanic Garden: “Orchid Mystique: Nature’s Triumph,” a display of orchids from around the world, through April 29. 100 Maryland Ave. SW; 202225-8333, Usbg.gov.
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1776: The birth of America — from Philadelphia’s Second Continental Congress to Declaration of Independence — is explored in this musical, opens Fri. through May 19, $35-$60. Ford’s Theatre, 511 10th St. NW; 202-347-4833, Fordstheatre.org. Alexander and the Terrible, Horri-
ble, No Good, Very Bad Day: Alexander contemplates moving to Australia after waking up with gum in his hair, a missing dessert at lunch, a breakup with his best friend, cavities and other atrocities, through April 9, $18. Glen Echo Park, Adventure Theatre, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo; 301-634-2270, Adventuretheatre.org. Aquarium: Is that a lemon or the sun? Let your imagination decide at this show that takes kids into an underwater world. As part of the My First Imagination Stage series, the show caters to the youngest audience members, encouraging them to participate in the show, through April 6, $10, $5 children younger than 12 months. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda; 301-2801660, Imaginationstage.org. Continued on page E22