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Exhibits and Shows

<cal1>EXHIBITS & SHOWS

<cal2>A Sundry Assortment of Color. Carlyle House Historic Park, 121 N. Fairfax St. Through March 30. Exhibit on colors and patterns in Colonial times. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sundays, noon-4:30 p.m. Admission is $4 per adult and $2 per student 6-17. Call 703-549-2997.

"A Touch of the Spirit" Classically Contemporary Drawings for Reflection on Christian Themes, by Leonid Bodnia. March 29 and 30. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The von Brahler Ltd./Gallery, 1437 Powhatan St. Call 703-798-8686.

The Sunday Series: African American Images by Avis Fleming. The Alexandria Black History Resource Center. Through March 31. Call 703-838-4356.

40th Annual Woodlawn Needlework Exhibition. Artists from around the world will display their needlework and compete for honors at Woodlawn Plantation's Needlework Exhibition. Through March 31. Admission is $8.50 for adults and $4 for students through 12th grade. Call 703-780-4000.

“The Velveteen Rabbit.” Presented by Mount Vernon Community Children's Theatre. Carl Sandburg Middle School, 8428 Fort Hunt Road. March 14 and 15 at 7 p.m., March 16 at 3 p.m. Tickets $7-8. Call 703-360-0686.

“You Can't Take it With You.” Aldersgate Church Community Theater, 1301 Collingwood Road. Sunday matinees at 3 p.m., March 23 and 30 and April 6. Evening performances at 8 p.m., March 21, 22, 28, and 29 and April 4 and 5. $12, $10 seniors and students. Call 703-765-3454 or visit www.presaleticketing.com.

Photographers Grace Taylor and Link Nicoll. Factory Photoworks Gallery, #312, the Torpedo Factory Arts Center, 105 N. Union St. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Through April 6. Call 703-683-2205.

"Sidney Bechet Killed a Man." Metrostage, 1201 N. Royal St. Through April 6. Performances Wednesdays-Sundays at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets $30 and $35. For tickets, call 703-218-6500. For information, call 703-548-9044.

The Sun and the Moon. Photographs by Michiko Mitsuyasu. The Art League, 105 N. Union St. Through April 7. Call 703-683-1780.

"The Pirates of Penzance." West End Dinner Theatre, 4615 Duke St. Through June 29. $33-39. Tuesday-Sunday evenings: dinner 6 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday matinees: dinner at noon, show starts 2 p.m. Call 703-370-2500.

Lantern Tours. Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St. Friday nights, March through November. 7-10 p.m. Last tour at 9:15 p.m. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. $5 adults; $2 ages 11-17; free for age 10 and under. Some Friday nights are unavailable for tours due to special events or holidays. Call ahead to confirm tour date. Call 703 838-4242.