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(Feb. 14) MUSIC FROM HEARTLAND! There's perhaps no better day than this to enjoy music from the heartland and the Kennedy Center makes it possible with Indiana's Heartland Chamber Chorale performing valentine vocal arrangements Monday at 6 p.m.

(Feb. 14) THE JAZZ SINGER Preeminent jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves performs a set of love songs Monday night at the Strathmore in North Bethesda. The four-time Grammy winner infuses jazz standards with R&B and her improvisational prowess.

(Feb. 14) LOGIC, LUCK, AND LOVE For the lovesick there's "Logic, Luck, and Love" Monday night at Northeast's Atlas Performing Arts Center. Four storytellers talk about their poignant and funny experiences falling in and out of love.

Music: "Peppermint Park" by Paul Hart

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Verdine White On 45 Years With Earth, Wind & Fire

Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.

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If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation

"Nobody can soldier without coffee," a Union cavalryman wrote in 1865. Hidden Kitchens looks at three American wars through the lens of coffee: the Civil War, Vietnam and Afghanistan.
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What's Ahead At The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination.

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Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.8 Billion In Cash, Touting Gains In Mobile

The deal comes more than a year after Verizon paid $4.4 billion to acquire AOL; as part of Verizon, Yahoo will join the same division AOL currently occupies.

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