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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Weekend Events, January 8-10, 2010

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(January 9) COMMUNITY VOICES The Hub Theatre hosts an urban story telling workshop at The Soundry in Vienna, Virginia this Saturday from 2-6 p.m. "Community Voices" features stories told by those who've lived them. The workshop helps budding autobiographers find and define their own personal tales.

(January 9, 16) MONTPELIER MOVIES The Montpelier Film Series in Riverdale, Maryland presents dinner and a movie this Saturday and next. This weekend's pick: Ang Lee's "Eat Drink Man Woman", a sumptuous bit of cinema from 1994 accompanied by the cuisine of China. Next week it's off to the Czech Republic, embodied in the film Kolya, the story of a boy and his new stepfather that won the Academy Award for best foreign film in 1997.

(January 10) BALTIMORE MANDOLINS The Strathmore Music Center revives a favorite instrument of the 17th century with the Baltimore Mandolin Quartet Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. The bright yet mellow sounds of the mandolin resonate from the instrument's Golden Age to today.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 3, 2015

You can hear female vocalists perform blues and bluegrass at two concerts this week.

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Farms, Coasts And Air Conditioning: What Climate Change Means For Virginia

Climate change presents obstacles for just about everywhere in the United States — but rising temperatures are expected to be felt keenly in a number of Virginia's important economic areas.

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Obama To Detail Tougher Plan To Fight Climate Change

President Obama will unveil climate change regulations Monday, expected to set tougher limits on coal than previously proposed. NPR's Scott Horsley previews the announcement with host Rachel Martin.
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An App Tells Painful Stories Of Slaves At Monticello's Mulberry Row

A new app uses geolocation to bring to life a lesser-known section of Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate — Mulberry Row, which was the bustling enclave of skilled slaves who worked at Monticello.

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