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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Thursday, March 25, 2010

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(March 25-May 1) PANDA-MATION If you miss Tai Shan, our native-born bear now living in China, you can get your fix with a panda of another stripe at American University's Katzen Arts Center. Running through May 1st, Kung Fu Panda and a menagerie of other computer-animated characters come to life during the exhibit ANIMAR-TE featuring original drawings and movable models used in cartoon movies.

(March 25) JOSEPH ARTHUR You can have a bear of a time in Vienna, Virginia tonight with singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur tonight at 8 p.m. The Akron, Ohio native brings a decade's worth of intricately produced atmospheric-pop to Jammin' Java along one of Vienna's main drags, Maple Avenue East.

(March 26) KING OF BASS And the Montpelier Arts Center gets the regal treatment tomorrow night at 8 p.m. from the James King Quartet. The contrabass-man brings panache, versatility and friends to the familiar venue in Riverdale for a jazzed-up Friday night.

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Among The Young And Privileged In North Korea

American journalist Suki Kim spent six months teaching English at a North Korean University that serves the sons of the elite. She chronicles her experience in a new book, Without You, There Is No Us.
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From NFL To 'Scandal,' Whole Foods Buys TV Ads To Boost Its Brand

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Watchdogs Call For Independent Ethics Enforcement On Capitol Hill

The only ethics oversight in the U.S. Senate is an internal ethics committee that is often perceived to do no policing at all. The watchdog group Public Citizen wants that to change.

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In Silicon Valley, Paying For Access To Peace Of Mind

The San Francisco area is the home to the high-tech sector and has a history of embracing Eastern spirituality. Now the two meet in the yoga and meditation classes popular with the local tech workers.

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