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The King James Bible is one of the most widely read and published books in the history of man and Folger Shakespeare Library knows it.
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The King James Bible is one of the most widely read and published books in the history of man and Folger Shakespeare Library knows it.

(Nov. 25-26) The King of Cole

The Kennedy Center presents a tribute that promises to be Unforgettable tonight and tomorrow. Ten-time Grammy-winning guitarist and vocalist George Benson plays the songs of Nat King Cole with the help of the National Symphony Orchestra Pops.

(Nov. 25-Jan. 15) The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible

An unforgettable book gets the tribute treatment at the Folger Shakespeare Library just east of the Capitol building through mid-January. An exhibit tells the story of the creation and influence of the King James Bible in celebration of its 400th anniversary.

(Nov. 25-Dec. 3) Still pretty much under the radar

Just a few blocks away The Fridge hosts Above the Radar II through early December. Over 40 graffiti and street artists, mostly from the western United States showcase over 100 works in the traveling show.

(Nov. 25-Dec. 31) The Art of Fiber

The Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton has an opening reception for The Art of Fiber this evening. The exhibition is a reliable source of fiber art, with wearable works, sculpture and paintings.

Music: "Unforgettable" by Pepper Adams Quintet

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In the new comedy Fading Gigolo, John Turturro plays the title character, and Woody Allen plays his pimp. This story originally broadcast on All Things Considered on April 18, 2014.
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Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
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Virginia Remains At Odds With Feds On Medicaid Expansion

Lawmakers in Virginia continue to resist the $9.6 billion Medicaid expansion on offer from the federal government as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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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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