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(March 17) TERMINUS FROM IRELAND'S NATIONAL THEATRE If you're interested in enhancing your St. Patrick's Day with some powerful drama, there's "TERMINUS" Thursday night at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park. Fresh from Ireland's National Theatre, the verse play follows three urban Irishmen through a world of avenging angels and love-sick demons.

(March 18) DANÚ AT GMU For some Celtic music you can't do much better than Danú and they're playing Friday night at George Mason University's Center for the Arts in Fairfax, so it works out pretty well. The band has been touring the world for over a decade. The five-piece brings its flutes, pipes and fiddles over the pond for a night of traditional and original tunes.

(March 17) GREEN ART You can go green with some art at Northwest Washington's Project 4 Gallery through late April. Green Works features the collages, sculptures, and installations of four artists who sift through their recycling bins for inspiration.

Music: "The Buck From the Mountain" by Danú

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Readers' Review: "The Good Lord Bird" By James McBride

For our next Readers' Review: National Book Award winner "The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride. The 2013 novel follows an enslaved boy who gets caught up in John Brown's abolitionist mission...and must disguise himself as a girl to survive.

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Busboys And Poets In Anacostia: Development Or Gentrification?

Local restaurant chain Busboys and Poets will soon open in Anacostia, which suffers from a dearth of dining and shopping options-- but some within the community are decrying the opening as gentrification.

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A Primary Challenge For A Top Arlington County Democrat

Could bipartisanship be the ouster of Arlington County's board chair?

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In Omaha, A Library With No Books Brings Technology To All

The privately funded, $7 million Do Space provides free access to computers, high-end software, 3-D printers, and laser cutters. It's a learning and play space, as well as an office for entrepreneurs.

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