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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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Comic-Con Fans Continue The Epic Battle Between Science And Fiction

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Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
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Leaked Democratic Party Emails Show Members Tried To Undercut Sanders

Just days before the Democratic National Committee convention gets underway, WikiLeaks releases almost 20,000 emails among DNC staff, revealing discussions of topics from Bernie Sanders to the media.
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Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

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