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(Nov. 30-Dec. 17) INTERPRETING LIKENESS Ten photographers team up with ten visual artists to tinker with portraiture in Likeness at Honfleur Gallery in Southeast Washington. The photographers handed original portraits over to the visual artists for liberal renditions. You can see the results today through Dec. 17.

(Dec. 1-26) A WRINKLE IN TIME A Wrinkle in Time opens tomorrow at Bethesda's Round House Theatre. Adolescents transcend both time and space to rescue a family member from evil forces in the sci-fi production that plays until the end of December.

(Dec. 2-12) JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL And the 21st Washington Jewish Film Festival gets underway Thursday at Silver Spring's AFI, D.C.'s Jewish Community Center and a number of other venues in Washington and Maryland. More than 50 new and award-winning films are screened through Dec. 12, beginning with France's World War II drama The Round Up tonight at The Avalon in Northwest.

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Rita Dove: "Collected Poems: 1974 - 2004"

Rita Dove's poetry career has spanned more than forty years. During that time she won a Pulitzer Prize and became the first African-American poet laureate of the United States. Now she's released a new edition of collected works. Rita Dove on a life lived in verse.

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Frozen Food Fears: 4 Things To Know About The Listeria Recall

The FDA issued a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables this week. Here's what you need to know about the nasty bug that's causing all the problems.
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Back From The Breach: Moving The Federal Workforce Forward

A year after a massive cyber breach compromised the databases of the Office of Personnel Management, Kojo talks with OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert about her agency and key issues facing the federal workforce.

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Why Medical Error Is The Third Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S.

New research shows medical error is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more than 250,000 people a year. Why there are so many mistakes, and what can be done to improve patient safety.

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