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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


Making Art Off The Grid: A Month-Long Residency At A Remote National Park

Filmmakers Carter McCormick and Paula Sprenger recently wrapped up a month as artists-in-residence at Dry Tortugas National Park, 70 miles west of Key West. No phone, TV, Internet or other people.

After A Long Day Of Fighting Climate Change, This Grain Is Ready For A Beer

Kernza is a kind of grassy wheat that traps more carbon in the soil than crops like wheat and rice. Now, a West Coast brewery is using the grain in its new beer called Long Root Ale.
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Why Millions Of American Men Have Left The Workforce, And How To Bring Them Back

Today’s unemployment rate is down sharply from the height of the Great Recession. But more than a fifth of American men had no paid employment last year, and seven million of them have stopped looking altogether. Why men are leaving the workforce – and how to bring them back.


Tesla Surprise: It's A Profit

The company posted a profit of nearly $22 million for the third quarter, the first quarterly profit since 2013. Tesla attributes the good results in part to new stores.

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