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"Art Beat" with Stephanie Kaye - Monday, August 17, 2008

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(August 17) MEDITATION MUSEUM The Meditation Museum in Silver Spring, Maryland, hosts a "drama and meditation" session tonight at 6:30. Broadway and TV actor Ron Dortch joins the staff in using some of the same processes in acting to find inner peace and power.

(August 20) HOMEGROWN The American Folklife Center presents a concert at the Library of Congress' Coolidge Auditorium on Capitol Hill, Thursday at noon. This free lunchtime serenade features Sreevidhya Chandramouli and friends performing Northern Indian "vina" music by way of Oregon, where Chandramouli is a professor at the university in Eugene.

(August 22) HARBOR FEST The National Harbor in Prince George's County, Maryland, hosts Harbor Fest this Saturday starting at noon. The festival includes a concert line-up with the likes of hard-core local rock bands Bob and Dreaming of Eden](http://www.myspace.com/dreamingofedenmusic), old-style punk from Redshift, and headliner George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic.

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