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Art Beat With Stephanie Kaye - Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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(May 12) CZECH OUT A LITTLE PIECE OF HEAVEN The Avalon Theatre presents a slice of celestial cinema tonight at 8 in Northwest DC, honoring the best films from the Czech Republic with a screening of A Little Piece of Heaven, a story of love, friendship, and solidarity set within the walls of a Communist prison in the 1950s.

(May 14-June 3) PEREZ HILTON SAVES THE UNIVERSE If you're more about TMZ than BBC, Laurel, Maryland's Landless Theatre Company may have your style of entertainment with the play Perez Hilton Saves The Universe - the show debuts at the DC Arts Center in Adams Morgan this Friday night. In this irreverent musical it's up to the blogerati's favorite gossip monger to save L.A. from pop-culture persecutors.

(May 15-July 3) IF I TOLD YOU ONE TIME... New York-based designer Chris Rucker presents his functional furniture in If I Told You One Timeā€¦, opening Saturday at Industry Gallery off Florida Avenue in Northeast DC. The craftsman's constructs of engineered wood are on display through July.

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This weekend, D.C. celebrated the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Kojo chats with the civil rights leader and longtime city council member who chaired the D.C. host committee.

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They Dreamed Of Sheep (Farming): Peek Inside An Alabama Dairy

Greg Kelly wanted out of corporate America for a lifestyle better suited to raising a family. So he and his wife launched Alabama's only sheep dairy. "We feel like we're really living now," she says.
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Protecting Our Data In An Era Of Increasing State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

Yahoo says information from 500 million users was stolen by hackers. This comes amid growing concern over intrusions into U.S. election systems. In an era of increasing state-sponsored cyber threats, protecting our personal data and the integrity of U.S. voting.

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Putting The Patient At The Center Of Local Healthcare

From "concierge" services to iPads connecting new parents with their babies in the nursery, Kojo explores some of the patient-centered ideas coming from healthcare innovation labs at local hospitals.

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