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Oprah's favorite Thicke comes to the 9:30 Club Wednesday
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Oprah's favorite Thicke comes to the 9:30 Club Wednesday

(Nov. 29-Dec. 4) Not your typical Krapp
The Shakespeare Theatre Company opens Krapp’s Last Tape today. Acclaimed English actor John Hurt stars in Samuel Beckett’s one-act play about a 69-year-old man who is profoundly affected after watching some film footage of his 39-year-old self.

(Nov. 29-Jan. 14) Tadeusz Lapinski’s Past and Present
Brentwood Arts Exchange looks back at the work and influence of lithographer and educator Tadeusz Lapinksi in Past and Present, showing through mid-January. The recently retired Professor of Art at the University of Maryland specializes in vibrant abstract prints.
 
(Nov. 29) Thicke Skin
You’ve probably never longed to hear Growing Pains star Alan Thicke’s singing voice, but his son Robin has a pretty respectable set of pipes. The soulful R&B singer and songwriter has penned hits for Lil’ Wayne, Usher and Mary J. Blige and counts Oprah as one of his fans. He brings his own jams to Washington’s 9:30 Club tomorrow night.

Music: “Wanna Love U Girl” by Robin Thick

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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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