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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, May 20

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Caption: "Moat II" by Danielle Mysliwiec was created in oil on wood panel, and is one of the pieces included in My Kind of Magic.
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Caption: "Moat II" by Danielle Mysliwiec was created in oil on wood panel, and is one of the pieces included in My Kind of Magic.

May 20-Jun. 29: My Kind of Magic
This week you can be enchanted by a new exhibit at Project 4 Gallery on U Street. My Kind of Magic is a group exhibition that delves into the varying rituals and techniques used by 10 contributing artists. The collection, which celebrates happy accidents and the creative process, will be up through June 29.  

May 20-Jun. 15: Loose Cannon
The Watergate Gallery & Frame Design in Northwest D.C. presents a new exhibit by Ethan Rochmis. Although the local artist works in a variety of media, Loose Cannon features colorful examples of ink on paper.  You can check out this bold body of work through June 15. 

May 21: Ludovico Einaudi
You can hear acclaimed musician Ludovico Einaudi perform with his full ensemble at the Warner Theater tomorrow night, starting at 8. The Italian pianist and composer is currently on tour, sharing songs from his latest album, In a Time Lapse.

Music: "Life" by Ludovico Einaudi from In a Time Lapse

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Verdine White On 45 Years With Earth, Wind & Fire

Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.

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The Case Against The Shirley Temple (The Drink)

Author and cocktail enthusiast Wayne Curtis wrote an article called "Shirley Temples Are Destroying America's Youth." He talks about why he hates Shirley Temples — the drink, not the person.
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What's Ahead At The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination.

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Experimental Plane Sets Off On Final Leg Of Its Round-The-World Journey

It's the first time for a solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. Now it's en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — and you can watch the journey in a live video from the cockpit.

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