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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, March 18

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Rafael Guastavino's tile vaulted ceilings changed the face of American architecture. The Boston Public Library was his company's first project.
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Rafael Guastavino's tile vaulted ceilings changed the face of American architecture. The Boston Public Library was his company's first project.

Mar. 18-Jun. 1: Trees- The World Greatest Cooperators

D.C.'s Zenith Gallery presents its 35th Anniversary exhibit, Trees- The World Greatest Cooperators, through June 1. More than 30 artists contribute paintings, mixed media and sculpture that speak to the trees and their role on this planet.

Mar. 18-Apr. 20: Expansions

You can see Expansions at Transformer in D.C. through April 20. The exhibit features pieces by five artists who expand on their small- to medium-sized two-dimensional work by creating larger mixed-media installations, sculpture, video animation, and paintings.

Mar. 18-Jan. 20: Palaces for the People: Guastavino and America's Great Public Spaces

A new exhibit at the National Building Museum highlights the contributions made by architectural craftsman Rafael Guastavino Sr. and his family. The first-generation Spanish immigrant left his mark on more than 600 buildings across the country, including more than 25 in the D.C. area. Palaces for the People: Guastavino and America's Great Public Spaces includes historic drawings, photos, and artifacts.

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'The Terror Years' Traces The Rise Of Al-Qaida And ISIS

Lawrence Wright's new book collects his essays for The New Yorker on the growth of terrorism in the Middle East, from the Sept. 11 attacks to the recent beheadings of journalists and aid workers.
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Berkeley's Soda Tax Appears To Cut Consumption Of Sugary Drinks

According to a new study, the nation's first soda tax succeeded in cutting consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. But there's uncertainty about whether the effect will be permanent.
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Questions About Hillary Clinton’s Newly Uncovered Emails

A federal judge orders a review of nearly fifteen thousand recently discovered Hillary Clinton emails from her time as Secretary of State. A new batch related to the Clinton Foundation was also released. Join us to discuss ongoing questions.

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Questions About Hillary Clinton’s Newly Uncovered Emails

A federal judge orders a review of nearly fifteen thousand recently discovered Hillary Clinton emails from her time as Secretary of State. A new batch related to the Clinton Foundation was also released. Join us to discuss ongoing questions.

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