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"Winter's Bone" screens Thursday night on the National Mall during "Film Forward".
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"Winter's Bone" screens Thursday night on the National Mall during "Film Forward".

(May 11-June 5) AMADEUS AMADEUS Bethesda's Round House Theatre debuts "Amadeus" Wednesday night. Music, madness, and Mozart are par for the course in the production about a desperately jealous composer plotting the downfall of the flamboyant boy-wonder that was Wolfgang Amadeus.

(May 12-May 22) THERE IS NO GREATEST RACE Playwright John Milosich stages an autobiographical play about his experiences dealing with race and racism at Montgomery College's Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring through the end of next week. "The Race" features original music, movement, film, and characters both funny and maddening.

(May 12) FILM FORWARD The Sundance Institute takes its film festival on the road in "Film Forward". Ten films from home and abroad screen Thursday night only on the National Mall with the filmmakers in tow.

Music: "Mozart's Serenade in G Major" by Andrew Manze & English Concert

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The Politics Hour - September 30, 2016

D.C.'s statehood activists rally while the Council opens debate on a state constitution. An appeals court reviews Virginia's voter ID law. And Prince George's County contends with a spate of incidents involving sexual abuse of school kids.

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