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(March 23-24) IN GOOD COMPANY The Paul Taylor Dance Company is known for consistently breaking new ground by consistently busting new moves. The Company's latest productions are at the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater Wednesday night and Thursday. One's about a mysterious dancing love triangle, another explores innocence, and the last one features a tap-dancing horse.

(March 23-April 3) THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL There isn't much dancing in Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful", but there's plenty of heart. Widow Carrie Watts spends most of her day dreaming about leaving the Houston apartment she shares with her son and self-absorbed daughter-in-law. And then, she does. But it's about the journey not the destination. The Trip lasts through early April at Round House Theatre in Bethesda.

(March 23-May 15) PHILIP GUSTON, MEET PHILLIPS COLLECTION If you wouldn't mind a trip to Rome, but can't swing the airfare, the next best and closest thing might be Philip Guston's Roma at The Phillips Collection in Northwest Washington through mid-May. The late American painter's playful pink cartoon-like pictures evoke the art and culture of Italy in the early 70s.

Music: "Disco Balls" by Flying Lotus

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For 3 Climbers, Summiting Meru Was An 'Irresistible' Challenge

Meru is a 21,000-foot mountain in northern India. Some of the greatest climbers in the world have tried and failed to reach its peak — a sheer granite wall known as the Shark's Fin.
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How Big Egg Tried To Bring Down Little 'Mayo' (And Failed)

Newly released emails from the American Egg Board reveal embarrassing details about its fight against the vegan product Just Mayo. Industry critics say the board's antics may have broken the law.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Hungary struggles to deal with thousands of migrants at a Budapest train station. World leaders react to news the Obama administration clears a hurdle on the Iran nuclear deal. And the king of Saudi Arabia makes his first official visit to Washington. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tamara Keith for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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How The Architect Of Netflix's Innovative Culture Lost Her Job To The System

Netflix is famous for pioneering a company culture that demands standout results from every employee. One of the architects of this philosophy ended up losing her job to the system she created.

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