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Bruce Waldman's Jazz Musicians is showing in Line and Shadow at Washington's Old Print Gallery.
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Bruce Waldman's Jazz Musicians is showing in Line and Shadow at Washington's Old Print Gallery.

(June 10-July 8) LINES AND SHADOWS IN 3D!

All you need is a trip to your local multiplex to see that the third dimension is the bee's knees these days. The Old Print Gallery in Northwest Washington jumps on the bandwagon with Line & Shadow opening Friday. Lines and light are manipulated to explore depth and perception in the collection of prints by early 20th century and contemporary artists. Three-dimensional worlds are depicted on two-dimensional paper through early July.

(June 9-11) CHEKHOV'S ORCHARD

Washington's Theatre Lab has Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard Thursday through Saturday. The playwright's tragicomedy about a Russian family's final days at its estate is explored throughout the theater space with scenes set up on and off the stage.

(June 8) MOSTLY INNOCUOUS FEVER AT THE BLACK CAT

Dengue Fever is a tropical disease, but it’s also a Los Angeles-based band that combines surf and psychedelic rock with Cambodian pop music. The group stops by Northwest's Black Cat tonight for a set of songs in Khmer and English.

Music: “Cannibal Courtship” by Dengue Fever

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Robert Irwin Brings 'Big' To Texas With Permanent Art Installation

The 87-year-old conceptual artist unveils a large-scale installation of his work in Marfa, Texas, this week. He's spent his career creating site-specific art that often treats light as its subject.
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Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
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Post Republican Convention Wrap-Up: Did The Party Make Progress On Unity?

The Republican National Convention wrapped up on Thursday. Ron Elving was there, and tells NPR's Scott Simon about the ups and downs of the four day meeting.
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Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

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