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Not on speaking terms: Irina Tsikurishvili and Irakli Kavsadze in Synetic's silent
Not on speaking terms: Irina Tsikurishvili and Irakli Kavsadze in Synetic's silent "Macbeth." (By Stan Barouh -- Synetic Theater)
Thursday, February 1, 2007


[ ON STAGE ] "Silent Passion" With Synetic Synetic Theater will get its love on before tonight's performance of its critically lauded mute "Macbeth." It hosts a wine and cheese reception at 7 p.m., followed by "Macbeth," followed by, yes, more wine and hors d'oeuvres. The theater also will host a silent auction of Valentine's Day-themed items. $45. 7-11 p.m. Rosslyn Spectrum, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. 703-824-8060.

[ FILM ] The Revolution in Ukraine Documentary filmmaker Paul Tremblay has made a sensitive, surprisingly intimate documentary about Ukraine's 2004 Orange Revolution, contextualizing the struggle for democracy within a history of outside encroachment and juxtaposing candid profiles of revolution participants with poetic footage taken by Ukrainian filmmaker Aleksandr Dovzhenko. "Crossroads: Ukraine and the Triumph of Democracy" will be shown tonight at the Cinema Arts Theatre. $6-$9. 7:30 p.m. Fair City Mall, Main Street and Pickett Road, Fairfax. 703-978-6991.


[ ON STAGE ] "The Vagina Monologues" For the seventh year, George Mason University's Sexual Assault Services will present the Eve Ensler play (featuring a new monologue about peace), performed by students and others in the GMU community. $25; GMU students, $5; faculty/staff, $10. Proceeds benefit Women for Women International and the GMU Victims of Violence Fund. Tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. George Mason University Center for the Arts, Harris Theater, 4400 University Dr. 703-993-8888.

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