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Tristan Perich's "Machine Drawings" are executed by a machine that he designed and built.
Tristan Perich's "Machine Drawings" are executed by a machine that he designed and built.

(April 26-June 12) SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM Arlington's Signature Theatre opens "Side by Side by Sondheim" tonight. The tribute to the master of musical theater draws from his earlier productions, including "Anyone Can Whistle", "A Little Night Music", and "West Side Story". Signature has the revue through mid-June.

(April 27) ACTIONS AND WORDS The University of Maryland's Stamp Gallery closes out its Speaking of Art… series Wednesday at 5:30. New York-based artist Tristan Perich comes to College Park to discuss his work. Inspired by math and physics, Perich builds machines to draw intricate, interwoven patterns on walls and floors. He also makes ambient electronic music to set the tone at his exhibits.

(April 27-May 1) THE INSPECTOR If you like your opera light and comical, Vienna's Wolf Trap has "The Inspector" Wednesday through Sunday. A small-town mayor in Italy enjoys a corrupt, unchallenged rule until he hears that a member of Mussolini's regime is swinging by to check up on things.

Music: "Cool" by Mickey Calin & Company


Christopher Marlowe Credited As Shakespeare's Co-Author On Henry VI Plays

True authorship of Shakespeare has been debated for centuries. Now, the New Oxford Shakespeare edition will list Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe as co-author on the three Henry VI plays, part one, two and three. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Florida State University professor Gary Taylor, one of the general editors of the new volume.

2,500 Years Ago, This Brew Was Buried With The Dead; A Brewery Has Revived It

In an ancient burial plot in what is now Germany, scientists uncovered a cauldron with remnants of an alcoholic beverage. They teamed up with a Milwaukee brewery to re-create the recipe.
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Do Hyper-Local Term Limits Work?

Montgomery County residents are voting this fall on term limits for their local council representatives. Are they picking up on lessons learned from Prince George's County?

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AT&T’s Proposed Acquisition Of Time Warner

AT&T’s bid to acquire Time Warner: Join us to talk about what the proposed merger of the country’s second-largest wireless carrier and a major content company could mean for consumers and the future of U-S media and telecommunications.

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