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"Art Beat" with Stephanie Kaye - Tuesday, November 3, 2009

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(Through November 22) HELEN OF ANNOYING Venus Theatre in Prince George's County, steals away with a new play, Helen of Sparta, in Laurel, Maryland through November 22nd. Writer Jacob Appel is a playwright, bioethicist and social critic. This comical version re-writes the Iliad, as Prince Paris discovers "the face that launched a thousand ships" belongs to a woman who is more difficult than he could have imagined.

(November 5-24) EURO FILM SHOWCASE Don't own a personal jet? Not to worry. The AFI Theater in Silver Spring, Maryland, hosts the 22nd Annual European Union Film Showcase, kicking off Thursday and running through November 24th. The showcase provides a passport to festival award-winning films, featuring a wide range of international cinematic artistry.

(November 4) THE HILLS ARE ALIVE Christian music fans gather to see the band Hillsong United in a concert broadcast live from Sydney, Australia to movie theaters throughout the D.C. region tonight at 7:30. These inspiration-based troubadours are led by singer Joel Houston. The concert follows a screening of the band's documentary The I Heart Revolution which features stories about some remarkable people the band has met during its worldwide travels.


Historic Art, Luxury Apartments Battle Over Berlin's Famous Wall

A stretch of the old Berlin Wall has stood for decades as an open-air gallery, covered in fine art and graffiti. Bids for luxury developments in the area have artists hitting the streets in protest.

Mark Bittman Is Stepping Down, But He Still Has More To Say About Food

One of the most influential food writers in recent years is leaving his job at The New York Times — to join a California food startup. "This is a calling, in a way," he says.

Nancy Pelosi On The 'Awesome Power' Of The House Speakership

The House's upcoming agenda can "be one that is a successful path to the future or it can be a calendar of chaos, and that really is up to the Republicans," Pelosi said.

#MemeOfTheWeek: That Article From The Onion About Mass Shootings

The article reveals what the writers really feel about mass shootings in America, something mainstream media couldn't do.

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