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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Weekend Events, October 2-4, 2008

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(October 2) THINKING TOO MUCH The latest in a series of Philosophy lectures at Catholic University explores the mind in Over-Intellectualizing the Intellect this afternoon at 2 p.m. Professor of Philosophy Alva Noë from the University of California, Berkeley focuses the lecture through the lens of his work on perception and consciousness.

(October 4) A WIDER CIRCLE The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center presents Bartok, Bertali and Dvorak in The Spirit of Folk Music in College Park, Maryland, Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. Musicians with the [University of Maryland School of Music](<>

) explore the influence folk music has had on classical forms with selections for violin and piano, ending with a rare performance of the 13-instrument arrangement of Copland's Appalachian Spring.

(October 3-December 13) EDWARD'S OIL Petroleum plays a part in The Corcoran Gallery of Art's newest exhibit, presenting Edward Burtynsky: Oil, on display through December 13th. These photographs of pipelines and crude production survey a decade of work by this respected and celebrated photographer from Canada.

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Remembering Robert Swanson, Advertising's 'King Of Jingles'

Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
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More Than Just Saying 'Cheese,' Hundreds Sit Test To Become Official Experts

The American Cheese Society will begin proctoring its next Certified Cheese Professional Exam in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday, during the group's annual conference.
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Democratic National Convention Day Two: Uniting The Party

An update on day two of the Democratic convention: Bill Clinton takes the stage and ongoing efforts by party leaders to build unity.

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How To Help Teens And Children Fight 'Tech Addiction'

Many parents and therapists say obsessive internet use is a very real problem for some teens and children. But the term “internet addiction” is controversial and not officially recognized as a disorder. How to help kids who compulsively use computers and mobile technology.

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