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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Monday, March 29, 2010

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(March 29) BUILDING BRIDGES IN GEORGETOWN The boundaries of jazz are tested in the alley tonight as The Outer Bridge Ensemble performs two shows at Blues Alley in Georgetown. These captains of cadence fuse funk, jazz, and world music with frenetic improvisations that bridge the gap between genres.

(March 29) BARITONE & SOPRANO Down the Potomac River from Georgetown, a bona fide baritone performs with a sultry soprano at The Kennedy Center tonight at 8 p.m. Russian opera star Dimitri Hvorostovsky takes the stage with homegrown songbird Sondra Radvanovsky and the National Philharmonic.

(March 30) DUCAN REDONE Interpretive dance goes underground tomorrow night with Revolutionary! Isadora Duncan at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park, Maryland. The firebrand mother of modern dance is presented by the equally radical Word Dance Theater using the evocative musical masterpieces that inspired her some 100 years ago.

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A Conversation With "Broad City" Co-Star Abbi Jacobson

What do Michelle Obama, Anna Wintour and Michael Jordan carry in their bags? Abbi Jacobson imagines the things you might find in her new illustrated book, "Carry This Book." We talk to the "Broad City" co-star about what you can learn from the contents of bags—and her success creating and starring in the hit Comedy Central show.

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New Approaches To Tackling Local Youth Hunger

The First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe and other regional leaders are exploring new, innovative ways to combat local food insecurity.

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What Washington Really Thinks of the Rest of America

Kojo explores the surprising findings of a Johns Hopkins survey on what D.C.'s federal workers and unelected policy makers really think of the American public.


Researchers Build 'Nightmare Machine'

An MIT project rolled out just in time for Halloween uses artificial intelligence to generate horror images.

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