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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Monday, February 8, 2010

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(Feb 9-Apr 4) DEMON BARBER On the heels of some horrific weather, Signature Theatre opens a horrific play. Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street arrives in Shirlington, Virginia tomorrow night, charming and terrorizing audiences through April 4th. Helen Hayes-award winning actor Sherri Edelen reprises the role of the love-struck Mrs. Lovett, who serves up tasty meat pies with a barber bent on revenge.

(February 5-28) CULTURE OF THE MIND The Montpelier Arts Center features the exhibit Culture of the Mind and Spirit, local artists who share their common heritage and local connections. There's a reception on Friday where audiences can meet the artists from 7 to 9 p.m.

(February 8) DRESSED TO DANCE DC's Corcoran Gallery hosts Dressed To Dance fashion show tonight at 7, showcasing the movement and music of Madrid, as dancers perform in costumes created by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and other contemporary Spanish fashionistas.

WAMU 88.5

Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
WAMU 88.5

The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Researchers Warn Against 'Autonomous Weapons' Arms Race

Already, researcher Stuart Russell says, sentry robots in South Korea "can spot and track a human being for a distance of 2 miles — and can very accurately kill that person."

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