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Thursday, April 12, 2012 12:41 p.m.

Weekend Outlook

Tomorrow may be Friday the 13th, but these fun events will surely help turn your luck around this weekend.

Thursday:

For $25 you can try food and drink from just about every part of the United States at “Taste of the States” at the Fort Myer Officers’ Club in Arlington, Va. at 6 p.m. That’s only 50 cents a state!

The National Portrait Gallery's Kogod Courtyard. Photo courtesy of Billy Hathorn under the Creative Commons License

Friday:

Go to the National Portrait Gallery’s Kogod Courtyard at 9 p.m. to see it transformed with the energy of international culture at “Visio-Disco: A Remix of Music and Art.” Tickets cost $35 for non-members and $30 for members.

Saturday:

See performer David Gonzalez tell the tale of “Sleeping Beauty” through the art of rhymed verse, with the help of live music and image projections to create a complete experience. Performances will be held at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Kennedy Center. Tickets cost $18.