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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, March 21, 2013

This photo from Alissa Taylor's Tucker County WV series is one of the works featured in tonight's Spring Solstice exhibit and party.
Alissa Taylor
This photo from Alissa Taylor's Tucker County WV series is one of the works featured in tonight's Spring Solstice exhibit and party.

Mar. 21: Spring Solstice Art Exhibit/Celebration & Fundraiser

You can support the arts tonight at a Spring Solstice Art Exhibit/Celebration & Fundraiser. The event is free, but proceeds from the cash bar benefit The Anacostia Playhouse. The reception starts at 6 p.m. and will be held at Greenhouse 11 in Northwest. Four local artists will showcase their work while D.C.-based instrumental band Star FK Radium plays its rock-infused chamber music. The exhibition of mixed media and photography will be up through late April.

Mar. 21-24: DC Tap Fest

Chloe & Maud Productions presents the 5th Annual DC Tap Festival through March 24. DC Tap Fest kicks off today with a competition, which will be followed by three days of more than 30 dance classes at DC Dance Collective in Northwest. There will be an All Star Concert: Tap On Fire, March 23 at 8 p.m. in The Duke Ellington Theatre, with special performances by Grammy Award-winning singer Mya and 9-year-old tap prodigy, Luke Spring, among others.

Music: "Solitude Rotation" by Star FK Radium

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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

Kojo chats with Freeman Hrabowski, the president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, about the future of higher education - and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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