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Every few weeks arts critic Colleen Fay joins us to highlight some of the must-see events going on around town. This time, the focus is on one exhibit at the National Gallery of Art.

Speaking with David Furst, Colleen says "From Impressionism to Modernism: the Chester Dale Collection" allows us to see favorite paintings in a new way...

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