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Tom Wolff's portraits of U Street's people, places and culture are showing on... U Street.
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
Tom Wolff's portraits of U Street's people, places and culture are showing on... U Street.

(Nov. 7-Dec. 17) Familiar faces from familiar streets

If you've never truly explored Washington's U Street Corridor you have a chance to live vicariously through someone who has until mid-December at the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts. U Street's own Tom Wolff attempts to capture the essence of the bustling avenue's people, places and culture in his U Street Portrait Project.

(Nov. 7) Boss music

If you're down in Georgetown tonight and feel like some Latin fusion sounds Bossalingo plays two sets at Blues Alley. Grammy award-winning musicians with musical roots in Central and South America and Africa round out composer Michael Joseph Harris's crack band.

(Nov. 7) Way more Boss

Justice John Paul Stevens spent well over a quarter century on the nation's most illustrious bench. He discusses everything from his early days as a law clerk to the inner workings of the Supreme Court tonight at Washington's Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.

Music: "Tanga" by Mario Bauza & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra


Writing The Wicked Ways Of The 'Worst. Person. Ever.'

Raymond Gunt is profane, rude, heartless and truly the Worst. Person. Ever. Author Douglas Coupland says he's not exactly sure how the character, with no redeeming qualities, came into his mind.

Can Wal-Mart Really Make Organic Food Cheap For Everyone?

The giant retailer says it's adding a new line of organic food that's at least 25 percent cheaper. But a large-scale production and supply of organic food likely can't be achieved overnight.

Obama Adds Malaysia To His Asia Itinerary

Obama travels to Malaysia next week, where the government is under fire for the handling of a missing airliner. NPR's Wade Goodwyn talks to Joshua Kurlantzick of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Watch For The Blind Lets You Feel Time Passing

A new watch allows the blind to feel time on their wrists. Designer Hyungsoo Kim tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn his watch allows users to tell time accurately without revealing their disabilities.

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