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(April 28-May 1) THE WILD BUNCH If you're looking for some world theater "Divorcées, Evangelists and Vegetarians" is at Gala Hispanic Theatre in Columbia Heights through Sunday. The Latin American production brings three women on the brink together to find comfort and comedy in each other.

(April 29-June 8) KOREAN CUTS The Korean Film Festival D.C. is reeling at the Mall's Freer Gallery of Art and Silver Spring's AFI Silver through early June. Contemporary and classic films from South Korea's most dynamic filmmakers are screened for the seventh year.

(April 29-30) DISTRICT DANCE A District dance troupes brings a trio of works to George Washington University's Marvin Theatre Friday and Saturday. Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Company draws inspiration from a local artist and the stories of Asian immigrants entering California's Angel Island.

(April 29-30) GOING THE EXTRA MILES Bethesda's Writer's Center celebrates Miles Davis' electric period with music, film, and discussion this weekend. The jazz master's seminal recordings from the late '60s and early '70s are given a thorough examination by poet and music critic Rueben Jackson.

Music: "Miles Runs the Voodoo Down" by Miles Davis

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Auction Of Artifacts In Paris Stirs Protest At American Indian Museum In D.C.

"It's almost like seeing one of our own tribal members being auctioned off," says a member of California's Hoopa tribe who denounced the auction during an event at the National Museum of the American Indian.

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We Don't Know How Many Workers Are Injured At Slaughterhouses. Here's Why

Injuries in the meat industry are likely to be under-reported, a new GAO report finds. Workers may be sent back to the line without seeing a doctor, or may not report out of fear of losing their jobs.
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Power Plant Fight In Prince George's County

A predominantly African American community in rural Prince George's County recently filed a federal civil rights complaint in response to plans to build a third power plant in one town, and fifth in the region.

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Reports Peg Tech Billionaire As Funder Of Hulk Hogan's Case Against Gawker

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel is said to be bankrolling the ex-wrestler's lawsuit. Gawker is appealing a jury verdict that awarded Hogan $140 million over the 2012 publication of a sex tape.

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