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The Virginia Chamber Orchestra drops all sorts of Mozart this weekend.
Virginia Chamber Orchestra
The Virginia Chamber Orchestra drops all sorts of Mozart this weekend.

(Oct. 20-29) A meeting of the minds produces Visible Impact
Georgetown University presents the DiverseABILITY Forum this weekend. Policymakers, educators and artists take part in workshops, discussions and performances related to the future of our disabled communities. The centerpiece is Visible Impact, performed by an ensemble of Georgetown and Gallaudet University students today through next Saturday. The production melds monologue, scene work, Shakespeare and movement to celebrate the difference, inclusion and evolving capabilities of all people.

(Oct. 23) Virginia Chamber Orchestra
The Virginia Chamber Orchestra opens another season of classics this weekend at the Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale. Bravo Mozart features a whole lot of Wolfgang Sunday afternoon. 

Music: “Layla” by Eric Clapton

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O'Keeffe Museum Acquires Rarely-Seen Work By The Famed Artist

An atmospheric image of barns in Lake George, N.Y., is joining the collection at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M. The painting reveals a lesser-known genre of the artist's work.
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We Don't Know How Many Workers Are Injured At Slaughterhouses. Here's Why

Injuries in the meat industry are likely to be under-reported, a new GAO report finds. Workers may be sent back to the line without seeing a doctor, or may not report out of fear of losing their jobs.
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Power Plant Fight In Prince George's County

A predominantly African American community in rural Prince George's County recently filed a federal civil rights complaint in response to plans to build a third power plant in one town, and fifth in the region.

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Reports Peg Tech Billionaire As Funder Of Hulk Hogan's Case Against Gawker

The New York Times says entrepreneur Peter Thiel confirms he has been bankrolling the ex-wrestler's lawsuit. Gawker is appealing a jury award to Hogan of $140 million over publication of a sex tape.

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