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Harry Callahan's work is celebrated at the National Gallery of Art.
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Harry Callahan's work is celebrated at the National Gallery of Art.

(Oct. 3-4) Musical chairs

If you love music and are concerned about its future there's a conversation you should probably take part in at Georgetown University today and tomorrow. The Future of Music Policy Summit 2011 brings together musicians, arts advocates, policymakers and industry figures to discuss a couple of critical issues. Mostly, everyone's trying to figure out how to keep the creation and consumption of music rewarding for both musicians and fans in the 21st century.

(Oct. 3-March 4) Harry at 100

The National Gallery of Art is celebrating the centenary of Harry Callahan's birth with an extensive collection through March. Harry Callahan at 100 explores the influential American photographer's work in relation to his family and the places where he lived.

(Oct. 3-28) Of Refuge, Of HomeTexas-born artist Adam Chamy explores his Palestinian roots in Of Refuge, Of Home, showing at The Jerusalem Fund Gallery in Northwest Washington until late October. Chamy focuses on themes of migration and belonging with portraits of his family and installations that feature audio snippets from home videos.

Music: "Packt Like Sardines In A Crushed Tin Box" by Radiohead


Not My Job: We Ask The Choreographer Of 'The Lion King' About Lying Kings

We recorded the show in Rochester, N.Y., this week, which is home to the Garth Fagan Dance company. We'll ask acclaimed choreographer Garth Fagan three questions about really deceitful people.

Migrants Work To Hold Onto Latin Food History In Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood

A restaurant in Washington D.C. that has long been a haven for Central American immigrants is adapting to gentrification in the neighborhood.

Bitter And Contested Elections In America's History

Presidential historian at Vanderbilt University Thomas Schwartz discusses the history of peaceful transfers of political power in American presidential elections, going back more than 200 years.

AT&T To Buy Time Warner For $85 Billion

It emerged Saturday that AT&T is set to buy Time Warner for about $85 billion. If approved by federal regulators, the merger would create a mammoth media and telecommunications company.

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