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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


No Meekness Here: Meet Rosa Parks, 'Lifelong Freedom Fighter'

As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it's time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.

Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

Internet food culture has brought us new words for nearly every gastronomical condition. The author of "Eatymology," parodist Josh Friedland, discusses "brogurt" with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

World leaders meet for the UN climate change summit in Paris to discuss plans for reducing carbon emissions. What's at stake for the talks, and prospects for a major agreement.


Payoffs For Prediction: Could Markets Help Identify Terrorism Risk?

In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.

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