Long Bridge Park - Wave Arbor, Douglas Hollis. Photo Jesse Snyder.

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Spotlights
Free Summer Outdoor Concert: DakhaBrakha
Wed, August 20
Strathmore

DakhaBrakha blends traditional Ukranian music with instrumentation from India, Arabia, Africa, Russia and Australian to create an amazing sound that crosses sonic boundaries.
Appetite: A Gastronomic Experience™ featuring Giada De Laurentiis & Bizarre Foods Chef Andrew Zimmern Presented by Strathmore
Fri, August 1 thru Sat, August 2
Strathmore

World-class chefs, exciting cuisines, amazing tasting opportunities, and a weekend of music and festivities - Strathmore offers a chance to indulge and enjoy this summer at Appetite: A Gastronomic Experience.™ The event includes food trucks, live music, talks, tastes, and demos, with headliners Giada De Laurentiis and Andrew Zimmern.
Celebrating Van Gogh at the National Gallery of Art
Thru Sun, September 7
National Gallery of Art

The Portrait of Joseph Roulin, on loan from the Netherlands' Kröller-Müller Museum, portrays both a friend and muse of the artist.
Degas/Cassatt
Thru Sun, October 5
National Gallery of Art

Focusing on the critical period from the late 1870s through the mid-1880s when they were most closely allied, this exhibition brings together some 70 works in a variety of media to illustrate the artistic dialogue that developed between Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt.
Noura Mint Seymali
Fri, August 1
Artisphere
Colin Powell: On Life and Leadership: Evening Lecture and Book Signing
Mon, August 4
GW Lisner Auditorium