December 28, 2015 at 4:55 pm EST | by WBadmin
This Week’s Arts Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels

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(Courtesy of Studio Theatre)

(Courtesy of Studio Theatre)

Bad Jews
Thru Jan 17. Studio Theatre.
Find more info HERE.
Joshua Harmon’s savage comedy about family, faith, and legacy follows three cousins and their verbal battle royale over a family heirloom.

(Courtesy of National Gallery of Art)

(Courtesy of National Gallery of Art)

New York Opera Society
Jan 3. National Gallery of Art.
Find more info HERE.
The New York Opera Society’s Viennese New Year Concert will include two performances by ballroom dancers Rudeger Homm and Ekaterina Kanevskaya, as well as excerpts from the operettas Die Fledermaus and the Merry Widow.

(Courtesy of National Geographic)

(Courtesy of National Geographic)

Jerusalem 3D
Thru Mar 31. National Geographic.
Find more info HERE.
Through breathtaking aerial footage, eye-opening personal stories and remarkable historical perspective, Jerusalem 3D takes viewers inside the heart of the ancient city in ways never seen before. After being granted special permission in the region’s strict no-fly zone, filmmakers were able to capture the first-ever large format aerial footage of the Old City and throughout the Holy Land.

(Courtesy of Smithsonian Anacostia Museum)

(Courtesy of Smithsonian Anacostia Museum)

Twelve Years That Shook And Shaped Washington: 1963-1975
Thru Oct 23. Smithsonian Anacostia Museum.
Find more info HERE.
The exhibition looks at the emergence of gay rights movement in the District among the social movements of that period. Featured are several photos of gay rights protests held at the White House and other local sites. Also on view are copies of early mimeographed issues of DC’s first gay paper, The Gay Blade (now the Washington Blade), founded in 1969 and an early newspaper dispenser box.

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