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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Wednesday, January 27, 2010

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(January 28) JUDY GARLAND SONGBOOK The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra brings out the Judy Garland Songbook for a series of concerts at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, and the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore tomorrow through Sunday. Broadway's Linda Eder breathes new life into the music of one of America's most celebrated performers.

(January 30-April 25) TURNER TO CEZANNE The Corcoran Gallery near D.C.'s Lafayette Square opens a new exhibit on Wednesday. Turner to Cezanne features masterpieces from the Davies Collection in Wales, spans J.M.W. Turner's Romanticism to Paul Cezanne's Impressionism, with pieces that rarely travel outside Europe.

(January 30) SWEDISH SISTER CITY The Alexandria Performing Arts Association struck a deal with its Scandinavian sister city, Helsingborg, to bring a smorgasbord of song to Convergence art center this Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. The Swedish Jazz Duo and Helsingborg's Lucia teen choir join Alexandria's Choral Society and Harmonizers.

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The Music And Legacy Of Motown

Motown founder Berry Gordy and director Charles Randolph-Wright of “Motown the Musical" join Diane for a conversation about the history of Detroit's famous sound.

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Will Montgomery County Go "Bottoms Up" On Liquor Laws?

Since Prohibition, Montgomery County has held the purse strings on liquor sales, meaning the county sells every drink from beer to bourbon to local bars and restaurants. But local business owners are pushing back from this system, claiming it lacks efficiency and leaves customers waiting. County officials say they are holding out for alternatives that protect those within the industry. We discuss both sides of the issue today.

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Exelon's Chief Strategy Officer On Its Proposed Takeover Of Pepco

Kojo chats with Exelon's chief strategy officer about the company's vision for electric service in the Washington region, and its argument for why its acquisition of Pepco is in the best interest of customers.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Another year is coming to a close and the Computer Guys And Gal are here to discuss this year's biggest technology news, including the growth of virtual reality and the "Internet of Things."

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