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(Dec. 28) A TOAST TO 1964 As 2010 draws to an end, you can look back on this past year and 1964 Tuesday night at The Birchmere Music Hall in Alexandria. 1964 was the year Beatlemania spread stateside. It's also the name of Rolling Stone Magazine's pick for best Beatles tribute band. 1964 the Tribute brings the "mop top" back to Birchmere Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

(Dec. 28) MAGIC OF PSYCHOTRONIC SPELL The Washington Psychotronic Film Society proudly screens the poorly received -— the obscure, low-budget and sometimes justifiably forgotten fare that most moviegoers missed. You can witness cryptic Kung Fu in Taiwan's "Magic of Spell" Tuesday night at Warehouse Theater in Northwest Washington.

(Dec. 28) ANACOSTIA'S KWANZAA For a Kwanzaa celebration, look no further than The Anacostia Community Museum in Southeast. The Family Kwanzaa Adventure kicks off Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. with interactive drumming, singing, dancing, skits and other group activities.

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Lisa Lucas Takes The Reins At The National Book Foundation

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The Shocking Truth About America's Ethanol Law: It Doesn't Matter (For Now)

Ted Cruz doesn't like the law that requires the use of ethanol in gasoline. So what would happen if it was abolished? The surprising answer: not much, probably.
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The Latest on the Military, Political and Humanitarian Crises in Syria

Russia continues airstrikes in Syria. Secretary Kerry meets with world leaders in an attempt to resolve the country’s five-year civil war. A panel joins Diane to discuss the latest on the military, political and humanitarian crises facing Syria.

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Twitter Tries A New Kind Of Timeline By Predicting What May Interest You

Twitter has struggled to attract new users. Its latest effort at rejuvenation is a new kind of timeline that predicts which older posts you might not want to miss and displays them on top.

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