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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Wednesday, October 14, 2008

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(October 15-24) "ONE IN TEN" AT SHAKESPEARE Reel Affirmations highlights more than 100 films over a 10-day period, starting tomorrow at the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Harman Center for the Arts in downtown D.C. This LGBT film festival is punctuated with live events, from receptions and galas to panel discussions with the filmmakers themselves.

(October 15 & 16) NANO You can help Quest theater create its newest play, Nano, during an interactive development project at Gallaudet University in Northeast D.C. tomorrow and Friday. "Nano" explores issues of nanotechnology as applied to the hearing and the deaf. The award-winning visual theatre company specializes in theater that can be enjoyed by all audiences; the play development sessions are free to the public.

(October 17) AN IRISH LIFE FOR ME A jaunt down Route 50 yields Martin Driscoll's Ireland, an exhibit of paintings at the Trowbridge-Lewis Galleries in Middleburg, Virginia opening with a reception Saturday night at 7 p.m. Driscoll's original works depicting Irish life and tradition bring the rolling green hills of the Celts to the rolling green hills of the Commonwealth.

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Infiltrating 'The Dark Net', Where Criminals, Trolls And Extremists Reign

Jamie Bartlett exposes an encrypted underworld to the Internet in his book The Dark Net: "Anybody with something to hide, whether it's for good reasons or for ill, finds a very natural home there."
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Drought May Cost California's Farmers Almost $3 Billion In 2015

The state's farmers could be out $2.7 billion dollars and more than 18,000 jobs, with 564,000 acres fallowed by the end of 2015, researchers at UC Davis write in a new report.
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Introducing The First Non-Medical Intern's Union In The U.S.

At the American Teachers Federation, the union's interns are putting their foot down. After about a year of negotiating, they have voted to form their own union.
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Detroit Hopes To Drive Tech Startups Away From Silicon Valley

It doesn't have a lot of high-tech companies, but the city is interested in attracting young tech entrepreneurs. Detroit's rents are far more affordable, but then there are the brutally cold winters.

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