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Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 03/ 3/2008

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By Fritz Hahn

Voices of the 20th Century at the Kennedy Center
Opera star Denyce Graves, Washington Post columnist Michael Wilbon and NPR correspondent Juan Williams are among the panelists at Voices of the 20th Century, a discussion of the African-American experience over the past 100 years. This event is part of the Kennedy Center's series of August Wilson plays.

Ysaye Barnwell at Politics & Prose
Sweet Honey in the Rock vocalist Ysaye Barnwell reads from her new book, "We are One," and leads a singalong session. (If you hadn't guessed, it's targeted at kids.)

'Nanking' at the National Archives
See a new film about Japanese atrocities in Nanking in 1937, then participate in a Q&A session with producer Ted Leonsis and archivist Allen Weinstein.

International Photography Competition at Fraser Gallery
Time is running out for this annual exhibit, which features photos from around the world.

DCist Exposed Photography Show at Civilian Art Projects
Editors of the local blog selected 50 photos from the hundreds submitted to their Flickr group. The exhibition opens tonight, with a reception from 7 to 9.

Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance at the Kennedy Center
Get in the mood for St. Patrick's Day with a performance by the local Irish dance troupe. No green beer allowed.

Five American Voices: Selections From the Freedom Place Collection at the Meridian International Center
Works by prominent 20th-century African American artists, including Romare Bearden, Benny Andrews and Alma Woodsey Thomas, are on display.

Sweet: The Graphic Beauty of the Contemporary Rock Poster at the University of Maryland Art Gallery
The art of the concert poster is celebrated at this very cool show, which focuses on ads for bands like the Gossip, Feist and the Decemberists instead of the been-there, done-that '60s works.

-- Fritz

By Fritz Hahn  | March 3, 2008; 12:17 PM ET
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