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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.


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.


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


After 10 Years Of Bella And Edward, 'Twilight Reimagined' Brings A Twist

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with author Stephenie Meyer about the appeal her Twilight books and her new novel, which reassigns the genders of the original characters.

New Dietary Guidelines Will Not Include Sustainability Goal

A government-appointed panel wanted the federal government's 2015 nutrition advice to consider a food's environmental impact. But the cabinet secretaries with final authority say it won't happen.
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Concerns Over Russia's Growing Military Presence In Syria

Russia is sending what it calls "volunteer" troops to Syria, and its airstrikes have targeted CIA-backed rebels. We look at Russia's support of the Assad regime and escalating concerns over a possible U.S.-Russia proxy war in Syria.

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Searching For Solutions To World Water Scarcity

Experts are increasingly sounding the alarm about water shortages around the world. But, they say, there is room for hope. A conversation about the search for solutions to global water scarcity.

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