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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Monday, January 18, 2010

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(January 22) DEBBY BOONE REFLECTS ON ROSEMARY Debbie Boone will be lighting up someone else's life during her tribute to Rosemary Clooney at The Music Center at Strathmore this Friday night at 8 p.m. The Grammy-winning songstress of the '70s pays homage to this chanteuse of the '50s.

(January 16-March 6) ANYONE OTHER THAN The galleries of Conner Contemporary Art in Northwest DC open their new year with the photography of Jeremy Kost opening tonight and remaining on display through March 6th. The show, "Anyone Other Than Me", features pretty pictures of club kids, celebrities and stunning young men in their elements - elements that Kost voyeuristically evokes with his Polaroid. Sculptor Taylor Baldwin and sound maker Matthew Sutton will also have works on display.

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More On Nate Parker And 'Birth Of A Nation': Join Our Twitter Chat, 2PM EST

On this week's podcast, we dug into rape allegations filed 17 years ago against the highly lauded black actor and director. Join Gene Demby and the Code Switch team to continue the conversation.
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Ramen Noodles Are Now The Prison Currency Of Choice

Ramen will buy anything from smuggled fruit to laundry services from fellow inmates, a study at one prison finds. It's not just that ramen is tasty: Prisoners say they're not getting enough food.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Italy searches for survivors after a devastating earthquake. Turkey escalates its role in the fight against ISIS. And Colombia and the FARC rebels sign a peace treaty ending a half-century-long guerrilla war. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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After Losing Steam In Smartphones, Chinese Firm Turns To Smart Rice Cookers

One of China's most valuable tech startups, smartphone maker Xiaomi, is getting into networked appliances, in a bid to innovate its way out of trouble, as its core business falls flat.

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