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(March 31) AFROBEATS AT BOSSA Bossa Bistro & Lounge has AfroBeat for Your Soul Thursday night in Adams Morgan. You may want to break out your dancing shoes as the venue welcomes DJs and live bands to spin and sing some of the jazziest and funkiest songs the genre has to offer.

(March 31-Nov. 27) WORDY WALLS American muralist Hildreth Meière spent a large part of her prolific career producing monumental Art Deco works inside landmark buildings all over the country. Washington's National Building Museum has the first major retrospective of her career in "Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière" through late November.

(April 1-May 15) OPEN CHARM CITY The Maryland Institute College of Art has an honest conversation about the nature of Baltimore's neighborhoods in "Open City". The sense of belonging felt by Charm City's residents is explored in lectures, art, and interactive exhibits Friday through mid-May at the former North Avenue Market.

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Writer James Alan McPherson, Winner Of Pulitzer, MacArthur And Guggenheim, Dies At 72

McPherson, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died at 72. His work explored the intersection of white and black lives with deftness, subtlety and wry humor.
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QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Presidents And Food?

It's week two of the party conventions, and all these speeches are making us hungry. So we made a quiz to test your savvy about presidents and our favorite topic, food.
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Your Turn: Ronald Reagan's Shooter, Freddie Gray Verdicts And More

Have opinions about the Democratic National Convention, or the verdicts from the Freddie Gray cases? It's your turn to talk.

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Trump's Cyber Comments Rouse The Democrats

As they bolster their case that Hillary Clinton is ready to be commander in chief, Democrats are seizing on Donald Trump's comments seemingly encouraging Russia to use cyber-espionage against Clinton.

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