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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


Post-Ron Swanson, Nick Offerman Has The 'Gumption' To Be Himself

"I've never accused myself of being manly," Offerman says, noting his real-life persona is different from his Parks and Recreation character. His book is a set of essays about people who inspire him.

How Dangerous Is Powdered Alcohol?

Last month, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved a powdered alcohol product, making both parents and lawmakers nervous. Some states have already banned powdered alcohol. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Brent Roth of Wired, who made his own powdered concoction and put it to the test.

Senate Blocks Measures To Extend NSA Data Collection

The Senate worked late into the night but was not able to figure out what to do about expiring provisions in the Patriot Act that authorize the NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone records.

The Future Of Cardiology Will Be Shown In 3-D

The Living Heart Project aims to create a detailed simulation of the human heart that doctors and engineers can use to test experimental treatments and interventions.

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