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Posted at 9:00 PM ET, 01/14/2011

Free and Easy: Lithographs and Pirouettes

By Alex Baldinger, David Malitz and Stephanie Merry

This week, see ballet and modern dance, football and Navajo art -- and all for free.

Monday

'R.C. Gorman: Early Prints and Drawings, 1966-1974'
More than two dozen of the Navajo artist's works have just gone on display at the National Museum of the American Indian, including early drawings and a rare self-portrait.

Tuesday

A drink and two movies
No music, no problem for the Black Cat as the club presents a double feature from John Waters, Baltimore's finest purveyor of trash culture.

Wednesday

Free drinks at the Mighty Pint
You won't find a better happy-hour deal tonight than this: free rail drinks and draft beers from 5 to 6 p.m. and then $1 each all night when you order through the Bartab app on your iPhone or Android device.

Thursday

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre
As part of the Kennedy Center's 50th-anniversary celebration of its namesake's inauguration, catch ballet students performing a selection from Vasily Vainonen's "Flames of Paris," among other pieces.

Friday

'Wrestling With the Image'
A gallery talk and opening reception for a new exhibition of contemporary art, including photography, video, painting, graphic arts, sculpture and installation, from 12 Caribbean countries.

Saturday

"Concerts for Young People by Young People
Up-and-coming mandolin maven and vocalist Sierra Hull shows why, at 16, she's considered one of the brightest stars in bluegrass.

Sunday

Verge Ensemble
The local group presents a selection of music celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky and Austrian composer Arnold Schoenberg, who would become a major influence on the painter's work.

By Alex Baldinger, David Malitz and Stephanie Merry  | January 14, 2011; 9:00 PM ET
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