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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Monday, April 19, 2010

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(April 19) BEHIND THE MUSE You can take a peek behind the artistic curtain during Creative Stories tonight at CENTERSTAGE on Calvert Street in Baltimore. Seven storytellers offer an unguarded look at the tumultuous process involved in birthing new artistic life forms, venturing beyond the music to the muse.

(April 19-May15) ATLAS SETTLES DOWN And Harlem is in full swing at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Northeast D.C. The Old Settler, running through May 15th, follows a few Harlem-ites through forbidden love and foreboding family during the post-war years of the 1940s.

(April 24) LADY GALA And Broadway star extraordinaire Patti LuPone is helping the Music Center at Strathmore gear up for its 2010 Spring Gala. The songstress packs her prize-winning pipes for "The Gypsy in My Soul" and an after-party this Saturday in North Bethesda.

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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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