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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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In Tom Wolfe's 'Kingdom,' Speech Is The One Weird Trick

In Tom Wolfe's first book of nonfiction in 16 years, he argues that the development of speech, not evolution, has made humans what we are today — evolution, he says, applies only to animals.
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After Italy Quakes, Food World Delivers Support To Home Of Famous Pasta Dish

Amatrice was set to host the 50th celebration of pasta all'Amatriciana famously made there, but this week's earthquake devastated the town. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with food blogger Jeremy Cherfas.
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In A Change Of Tone, Trump Reaches Out To Black And Hispanic Voters

In an effort to reach out to minority voters, Trump met with a group of Black and Hispanic leaders on Thursday. Scott Simon speaks with Pastor Mark Burns, who's supported Trump since the primaries.
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Want To Play Video Games Made In D.C.? Here's Your Chance.

An event called District Arcade brings together 23 locally made video games.

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