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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, May 21

 

May 21-Jul. 28: Edvard Munch 

You can head to The National Gallery of Art to see Edvard Munch: A 150th Anniversary Tribute. The exhibit features more than 20 of the Norwegian painter and printmaker's works, including "The Madonna" and "The Scream". You can see these and more of the expressionist artist's work through July 28 on the Ground Floor of the Gallery's West Building. 

May 21: Capricious Summer 

You can head to Bistro Bohem at 7 tonight for a screening of Capricious Summer, a 1968 film by Oscar-winning director. The comedy follows three middle-aged men who are enjoying a leisurely summer, until a circus performer and his pretty assistant arrive. The event is held in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic.

Music: "Nightbook" by Ludovico Einaudi 

 

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 3, 2015

You can hear female vocalists perform blues and bluegrass at two concerts this week.

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Farms, Coasts And Air Conditioning: What Climate Change Means For Virginia

Climate change presents obstacles for just about everywhere in the United States — but rising temperatures are expected to be felt keenly in a number of Virginia's important economic areas.

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Obama To Detail Tougher Plan To Fight Climate Change

President Obama will unveil climate change regulations Monday, expected to set tougher limits on coal than previously proposed. NPR's Scott Horsley previews the announcement with host Rachel Martin.
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An App Tells Painful Stories Of Slaves At Monticello's Mulberry Row

A new app uses geolocation to bring to life a lesser-known section of Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate — Mulberry Row, which was the bustling enclave of skilled slaves who worked at Monticello.

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