WASHINGTON — If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendar: There's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in Washington this week, from a lecture about Japanese textiles and fashion to a night of comedy.

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From the event description:

When: Wednesday, June 26, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan, 1150 18th St. NW, Suite 100
Price: Free
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From the event description:

When: Friday, June 28, 8-9:30 p.m.
Where: DC Comedy Loft and Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St. NW
Price: $10, guaranteed seating
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From the event description:

When: Tuesday, June 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: THEARC theater, 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE
Price: $12
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Parking in DC can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of DC parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check the Metro website for nearby stations and schedules.

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