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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Oct. 17

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Rose-Lynn Fisher's photos are all the buzz at Cross Mackenzie Gallery.
Cross Mackenzie Gallery
Rose-Lynn Fisher's photos are all the buzz at Cross Mackenzie Gallery.

(Oct. 17-Nov. 11) The bee's knees! Literally!

If you've ever wondered what the bee's knees actually look like you have a chance to find out at Cross Mackenzie Gallery in Northwest Washington. Californian photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher exhibits her black and white hyper close-up images of our most important pollinators. Fisher exposes the remarkable patterns and structures of bee bods through November 11th.

(Oct. 17-22) Reel Affirmation

Steamy, silly and serious films that tell the stories of LGBT lives are showing throughout the District until Saturday. Reel Affirmations - Washington's International LGBT Film Festival - has full-length features, shorts and panel discussions. Tonight you can catch the documentary Our Lips Are Sealed at West End Cinema. Two gay college students are cheered and jeered as they attempt to break the Guinness World Record for 'Longest Kiss'.

Music: "Since I've Been Loving You" by Led Zepplin

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 4, 2015

You can see two exhibits and rub elbows with the artists behind the work.
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The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

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President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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