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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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Not My Job: Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Gets Quizzed On Downhill Cheese Races

If you think downhill ski racing is dangerous, then you've never seen the Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling Races, in which competitors hurl their bodies down a steep hill, chasing a wheel of cheese.
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Spread Of Palm Oil Production Into Africa Threatens Great Apes

Palm oil growers are setting their sights on Africa as they amp up production. More than half of the land that's been set aside for plantations in Africa overlaps with ape habitats, researchers say.
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Democrats Push To Overturn Hobby Lobby Ruling

Virginia's Tim Kaine and other Democrats are trying to overturn the ruling with legislation they say will protect female workers.
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Friday Feline Fun: A Ranking Of The Most Famous Internet Cats

Forget the Forbes Celebrity 100. This is the Friskies 50 — the new definitive guide of the most influential cats on the Internet. The list is based on a measure of the cats' social media reach.

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