This week's events in the DC-area
From the "Sunday Source" in the Washington Postwww.washingtonpost.com :
DC BLUES FESTIVAL: DIVAS STIR UP THE BLUES-- Saturday at 1 p.m. The 17th-annual blues fest features performances by Candye Kane, Ruby Hayes, DeConstance, Sharrie Williams and Saffire -- The Uppity Blues Women. Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 16th Street and Colorado Avenue NW. Free. 202-962-0112.
KEITH SWEAT-- Saturday at 8 p.m. The R&B crooner brings his hits to the District. D.C. Armory, 2001 East Capitol St. SE. $40-$50. 202-547-9077.
RECOVERED VIEWS: AFRICAN AMERICAN PORTRAITS, 1912-1925-- Opens Thursday. John Johnson, son of a black Civil War veteran and a lifelong resident of Lincoln, Neb., is the photographer behind 40 images depicting life in a vibrant black community in the early 20th century. Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St., Alexandria. Free. 703-838-4356.
DANCELEBRATION: DANCE FESTIVAL OF INDIA 2005-- Saturday, 4-10 p.m. Sept. 4, 1-7 p.m. The two-venue festival features two Indian classical dance ensembles, eight local dance groups and a different program each day. Traditional Indian food available. For a full schedule, see http://www.ideadancers.org . Saturday's program is at Montgomery College, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville. The Sept. 4 program is at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Rd., Arlington. $10-$30. 301-469-8529 or 703-532-5479.
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