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(Jan. 13-29) A CRE@TION STORY FOR NAOMI Washington's Bright Alchemy Theater debuts "A Cre@tion Story for Naomi" Thursday at the District of Columbia Arts Center in Northwest. The production follows a curious teenage girl whose quest to find the meaning of life leads her deep into the World Wide Web, where she encounters a number of contradictory accounts of mankind's origins.

(Jan. 13-May 1) R.C. GORMAN'S EARLY WORK The National Museum of the American Indian opens R.C. Gorman: Early Prints and Drawings Thursday and it runs through the end of April on the National Mall. You can see the iconic Navajo artist's first portraits of Indian "madonnas" that would bring him international acclaim later in life.

(Jan. 14-15) THE SOCIAL PART OF ART If you like to take part and appreciate art, ArtJamz on Columbia Pike in Arlington may be the perfect place for you this coming weekend. Painters of all skill levels gather in humble spaces to imbibe, create, and discuss art that goes home with you at the end of the night.

Music: "Matadjem Yinmixan" by Tinariwen


'Hollywood Reporter' Ending Annual Index Of Powerful Women In Entertainment

Janice Min, president of The Hollywood Reporter, tells Steve Inskeep why the magazine will stop publishing its "Women in Entertainment Power 100" list as a ranking.

As Big Food Feels Threat Of Climate Change, Companies Speak Up

A warming climate is likely to disrupt global food production, which has Big Food companies worried. Some, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.
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U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes On How Money Influences Politics, Locally And Nationally

One of Maryland's federal lawmakers is behind some new ideas about campaign finance reform that have stalled in Congress, but are being taken up by local legislatures, including D.C.

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