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

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(July 19-August 22) MARY POPS IN The Perfect Nanny is available every evening through August at the Kennedy Center. Mary Poppins the musical is surprisingly psychedelic, keeping adults and kids entertained with her practically perfect brand of Broadway magic.

(July 19-October 10) CHECKMATE!! MEDIEVAL PEOPLE AT PLAY Meanwhile, you may want to check out Charm City's Walters Art Museum for Checkmate! Medieval People at Play on display through mid-October. The exhibit sheds some light on the Dark Ages, with paintings that explore the whimsical side of medieval life - from Dupont Circle-style snowball showdowns to afternoon sessions of "Ring around the Rosie."

(July 21-August 7) DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN Or, opt-out of the kids games during artist/filmmaker Karen Yasinsky's latest exhibit, I Choose Darkness at G Fine Art on Florida Avenue in Northeast D.C., with reflections on social interaction and repression in three stop-motion animation films Wednesday through Sunday until August 7th.

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'End Of The Tour': An Unauthorized 'Anti-Biopic' Of David Foster Wallace

Instead of telling the author's life story, the film (which the Wallace estate does not approve of) focuses on five days in 1996 during the publicity tour for Infinite Jest.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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In Michigan, A Testing Ground For A Future Of Driverless Cars

Automakers and researchers are using a 32-acre fake city at the University of Michigan to simulate a real-world environment for autonomous vehicles. How will such cars affect urban planning?

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