Beyond the Books

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 8:35 a.m.

Weekend Outlook

For those of you not spending Easter and Passover with your family this weekend, here are some off-campus events you can check out.

The Phillips Collection. Photo used under the Creative Commons License


Learn all about Japanese culture at The Phillips Collection’s “Phillips After 5: Journey to Japan.” The event, which lasts from 5 to 8 p.m., will include gallery talks, language lesson and traditional Japanese food and drink. Students pay $10.


See indie rock band Cursive perform live at Black Cat. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $16 in advance, $18 at the door.


Take a free yoga class on the National Mall, hosted by the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The class starts at 10 a.m. at Sylvan Theater.