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Freer Gallery of Art hosts Asia After Dark on August 17

The Freer Gallery of Art will transform into a cultural hot spot for the final “Asia After Dark” after-hours event of the summer Saturday, Aug. 17, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., featuring a night of exploration and discovery into Chinese martial arts and 3-D printing technology. Ticket prices are $25 in advance and $30 at the door; Silk Road Society prices are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. The ticket price includes one free drink, and guests must be 21 years old with valid photo ID to attend.

“Asia After Dark” resumes in 2014 to celebrate Bollywood, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center’s exhibition “Beyond Bollywood,” opening December 2013 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

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