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Arena Stage video tour

Philip Kennicott takes a look at Arena Stage's newly renovated space near the waterfront in Washington's Southwest neighborhood. (Evelio Contreras/Washington Post)

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A brilliant space, a challenge to the city
Article | As you negotiate the traffic-clogged lanes of I-395 as it passes over the Washington waterfront, look east, and there's a tonic on the horizon. The thin white roof of architect Bing Thom's Arena Stage is just visible, rising no higher than the urban clutter of Southwest Washington, but saying more, with more humor and poetry, than anything around it.

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