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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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What The African American History Museum Means to D.C.'s Black Community

This weekend, D.C. celebrated the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Kojo chats with the civil rights leader and longtime city council member who chaired the D.C. host committee.

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They Dreamed Of Sheep (Farming): Peek Inside An Alabama Dairy

Greg Kelly wanted out of corporate America for a lifestyle better suited to raising a family. So he and his wife launched Alabama's only sheep dairy. "We feel like we're really living now," she says.
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Protecting Our Data In An Era Of Increasing State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

Yahoo says information from 500 million users was stolen by hackers. This comes amid growing concern over intrusions into U.S. election systems. In an era of increasing state-sponsored cyber threats, protecting our personal data and the integrity of U.S. voting.

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Putting The Patient At The Center Of Local Healthcare

From "concierge" services to iPads connecting new parents with their babies in the nursery, Kojo explores some of the patient-centered ideas coming from healthcare innovation labs at local hospitals.

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