Timothy Treadwell was a wildlife activist who spent his summers
living alone with grizzlies in Alaska. But his obsession with the bears cost him his life. In the haunting "Grizzly Man," director Werner Herzog creates a lyrical portrait
using videotapes Treadwell shot. See review on Page 32.
-- Desson Thomson
In the second of back-to-back
exhibitions of conceptual art -- the first being sound-artist Janet Cardiff's audio tour (see review on Page 30) -- the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden on Tuesday opens "Directions: Jim Hodges," which features a banner draped across the museum's exterior and printed with reproductions of the phrase,
"Don't be afraid," in several foreign languages. It is on view through
April 1. Call 202-633-1000.
-- Michael O'Sullivan
What could be more enchanting on a warm summer's eve than dance under the stars? On Friday, Carter Barron Amphitheatre in Rock Creek Park hosts Washington Reflections Dance Company; Saturday's free program features Expansion Dance Project, Tappening,
Deborah Riley Dance Projects, Word/Dance/Theater and
Silk Road Dance Company.
-- Lisa Traiger