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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Tuesday, May 4, 2010

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(May 4-25) FREE WHEELING The Martin Luther King Library in downtown D.C. takes a shine to cyclists this month. You and your chain gang can enjoy free bike themed-movies every Tuesday in May, starting off with Pee Wee's Big Adventure tonight at 7.

(May 5-June 5) MIKVEH A ritual bath is the setting of Mikveh, debuting tomorrow night at Theatre J in Northwest DC. The stories of eight women unfold in this delicate depiction of religious observance and the evolving consciousness of women in Israeli society.

(May 6) BALLER BUSINESS And if you haven't been feeling like much of a "baller" lately, the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington has your back this Thursday night at 6:30, with the Arts Biz Ball honoring Busboys and Poets proprietor Andy Shallal at Wooly Mammoth Theatre in downtown DC. Music will be provided by the jazz hands in the Herb Scott Trio.

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Handmade Signs From Homeless People Lead To Art, Understanding

Artist Willie Baronet is on a 24-city, 31-day trek across the country this month, buying handmade signs from homeless people. He says the project has changed the way he views homelessness.
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You'll Be Maaaaaaaad About Goat If You Follow This Chef's Recipe

Goat — it's the other red meat! And it's easy to mess up. Kenyan-born Kevin Onyona reveals the secrets to a tender yet hearty stew: You've got to break down that meat, and you've got to give it love.
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McDonnell Corruption Trial Begins Monday

It's a first for the Commonwealth of Virginia on Monday, as Bob McDonnell becomes the first governor of Old Dominion to face potential jail time.

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What It's Like To Own Your Very Own Harrier Jump Jet

The Harrier Jump Jet is known for vertical take-offs and landings. It also has an accident-prone track record, but that didn't dissuade one pilot from buying his dream plane.

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