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Chandi Kelley and two fellow photographers are featured in Magnifying Memories...Isolating Ideas at Kensington's Adah Rose Gallery.
Adah Rose Gallery
Chandi Kelley and two fellow photographers are featured in Magnifying Memories...Isolating Ideas at Kensington's Adah Rose Gallery.

(Jan. 9-19) Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy

It's a spy novel. It's a miniseries. And now it's an acclaimed film starring almost every British actor you know. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy promises to keep your Monday mysterious at Silver Spring's AFI Silver. Gary Oldman stars as George Smiley, a recently-dismissed British intelligence veteran who is rehired to find a mole amongst the ranks of his former colleagues.

(Jan. 9-Feb. 5) Magnifying Memories...Isolating Ideas

The power of film unites a trio of artists at Adah Rose Gallery in Kensington, Maryland. Magnifying Memories...Isolating Ideas features the images of three DC photographers who focus on a grandmother's forgotten diary, abstract depictions of the female body and not-so-abstract depictions of the female body.

(Jan. 9-15) The Poetics of Water

The University of Maryland's University College has The Poetics of Water until the end of the week. Take Me To The River - an international group of artists featuring a few locals - penned the poetry that inspired the main course multimedia works reflecting on our relationship with water.

Music: "Wataridori" by Cornelius

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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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