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Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Art on the Avenue, Fine art photography: Free and Easy


This photo of Steve McQueen aiming a pistol in his living room is just one of the many images on dispaly at the DC Fine Art Photography Fair. (John Dominis)
Our picks for the best free events this week, including an art festival in Del Ray and a fine art photography fair in the District.

MONDAY

Sneak peek

Serving as a preview to the Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Festival, which brings indie bands and label showcases from across the country to the area, Brooklyn indie-pop band Graph Rabbit performs at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage.

6 p.m. Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. www.kennedy-center.org .

TUESDAY

Meet Teddy

Bullfeathers, the Capitol Hill saloon with a Teddy Roosevelt theme that takes its name from one of the 26th president’s favorite sayings, will have none other than Teddy Roosevelt of the Nationals’ Racing Presidents on hand to greet the lunchtime crowd.

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Bullfeathers, 410 First St. SE. 202-543-5005. www.bullfeathersdc.com .

WEDNESDAY

‘Into Poverty: Living Life

on One Dollar’

This documentary about four friends who move to Guatemala to see whether they can live on a dollar a day for 56 days is being screened at Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall.

7 p.m. Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. 202-585-2036. www.livingonone.com .

THURSDAY

Cage centennial

Continuing the celebration of what would have been John Cage’s 100th birthday, pianist Eliza Garth performs the avant-garde composer’s piece “Sonatas and Interludes.”

8 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787. www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu .

FRIDAY

Norwegian heritage

As part of the Norwegian Heritage Festival, the group KorLuren & Friends presents “Himmelbrevet,” a concert of folk rhythms from Scandinavia, Britain, South Africa and other regions.

8 p.m. Norway House, 3846 Meredith Dr., Fairfax. 703-408-3388. www.norwaydc.org .

SATURDAY

Art on the Avenue

Head to the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria for a festival featuring more than 350 area artists and craftspeople, international food, four stages of music and a craft area for kids.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mount Vernon Avenue between Hume and Bellefonte avenues, Alexandria. www.artontheavenue.org .

SUNDAY

DC Fine Art Photography Fair

More than a dozen galleries will display photographs from their inventories — some dating to the 19th century, others from contemporary artists.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 2801 16th St. NW. 202-986-0105. www.dcfineartphotography.com .

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