Here's what to do in Washington this week

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From a program on change-makers to a discussion about infertility, there's plenty to enjoy in Washington this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Cultivating Young Artists as Social Change-Makers

From the event description:

Join the Urban Institute for a performance of Amor de Lejos by the Albany Park Theater Project, a Chicago-based multiethnic, youth theater ensemble that strives to inspire people to envision a more just and beautiful world. A discussion following the play will explore how art and the transformative nature of art education can offer people the tools they need to become change-makers in their communities.

When: Tuesday, May 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Urban Institute, 500 L'Enfant Plaza SW
Admission: Free
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The American Nurse

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Explore some of the biggest issues facing America — aging, war, poverty, prisons — through the work and lives of five nurses. Jason Short drives up a creek to reach a home-bound cancer patient in Appalachia. Tonia Faust runs a prison hospice program where inmates serving life sentences care for their fellow inmates as they're dying. Naomi Cross coaches patient Becky, an ovarian cancer survivor, through the Caesarean delivery of her son. Sister Stephen runs a nursing home filled with goats, sheep, llamas and chickens where the entire nursing staff comes together to sing to a dying resident.

When: Tuesday, May 14, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Busboys and Poets (Takoma), 235 Carroll St. NW
Admission: Free
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Hanna Bachmann and Isabel Pfefferkorn

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Listen to the strains of the late Classical and early Romantic era followed by some vibrant, youthful sounds from Austria. Pianist Hanna Bachmann and mezzo-soprano Isabel Pfefferkorn have found their perfect match on stage as they perform their music.

When: Tuesday, May 14, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Austrian Cultural Forum Washington, 3424 International Court, NW
Admission: Free
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Real Talk About Fertility on Capitol Hill

From the event description:

After an inspiring program with The ART of IF (Infertility), hear from our panel on advocacy, how to navigate unexplained infertility and next steps with treatment, how to manage relationships and more. Our panel will include Dr. Susan Sarajari from Dominion Fertility, Andrea Syrtash from Pregnantish and a genetic counsellor from CooperGenomics.

When: Tuesday, May 14, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Admission: $12
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