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Out & About
Modernism moving on
It’s last call for “Modernism: Designing a New World” at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The exhibit, which shows the impact of utopian ideals on the artistic world and their reflection in everyday life, will close Sunday. The museum opens at 10 a.m. Tickets are $14. 500 17th St. NW. 202/639-1700.
Not for the faint of heart, the metal and hard-rock heavy Family Values Tour, co-headlined by Korn and Evanescence, will invade the Nissan Pavilion Saturday. The wildly popular 31-city tour was created by Korn in 1998 but went on a five-year hiatus before returning to record crowds last year. Showtime is 2 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $69.50. 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, Va. 703/754-6400.
Romantic intrigue envelops the Barns at Wolf Trap when a wandering French peddler becomes embroiled in a scandal in King Ouf's court in Emmanuel Chabrier’s bubbly “L’Etoile.” Opera aficionados consider the three-act comic opera a classic. Showtime is 8 p.m. tomorrow and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $58. 1645 Trap Road, Vienna. 877/965-3872.
A feast for the eyes and ears will draw crowds to Jazz in the Garden at the National Gallery of Art’s Sculpture Garden tomorrow as local musical prodigy Warren Wolf releases the soothing sounds of summer from his vibraphone. Bring a blanket and a picnic basket. Performance begins at 5 p.m. Free. On the Mall at Seventh Street and Constitution Avenue Northwest. 202/37-4215.
Pooh and you
Winnie the Pooh and his friends take the stage in an unforgettable live-action show for the whole family at Glen Echo Park’s Adventure Theatre Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 2. Got honey? Showtimes are 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. $8. 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301/320-5331.
James Dean and his cat
Artist James Dean brings his Pete the Cat illustrations to the Artfx Gallery in Annapolis for a monthlong exhibition opening Wednesday. Gallery patrons can see Mr. Dean’s illustrations of Pete in a variety of settings. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 3 Church Circle, Annapolis. 410/990-4540.
Blending musical cultures
Aishu Venkataraman has a passion for the violin that unifies traditional classical music with Far Eastern culture. The 14-year-old musical phenom, who already is the youngest student accepted into the Berklee College of Music, will perform at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage on Sunday. 6 p.m. 2700 F St. NW. 202/467-4600.
Motown in the capital
Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
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