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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


Rapid Learners: How Pixar Animators Created A Very Scary River

What would a small dinosaur look like in Class V rapids? That's the question Pixar filmmakers had to answer for their film The Good Dinosaur. So they piled into a raft to figure it out for themselves.

We Tried A Futuristic Cranberry. It Was Fresh And Naturally Sweet

Cranberry breeders in Wisconsin have developed a berry that's tart but also sweet, like a Granny Smith apple. They say the variety isn't ready for production but could one day become a fresh product.
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International Military Action In Syria

French President Hollande meets with President Obama in Washington to seek additional U.S.support in the fight against ISIS in Syria, and ATO holds an emergency meeting over the downed Russian fighter jet: An update on international military strategy in Syria.


Used Rocket Is A New Breakthrough For Blue Origin's Space Plan

Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has sent a craft past the edge of space and then landed its rocket safely – and vertically — in Texas.

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