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Amber Robles-Gordon brings sculptures made from recycled materials to Southwest's Honfleur Gallery.
Amber Robles-Gordon
Amber Robles-Gordon brings sculptures made from recycled materials to Southwest's Honfleur Gallery.

(March 29-31) Is Wayne Brady gonna have to sing a song?
You may know Wayne Brady from the improv comedy show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, or his memorable guest appearance as a ruthless hoodlum on Chappelle’s Show. What you may not know is that the multi-talented television personality does a killer Sammy Davis Jr. and an equally impressive Sam Cooke. Wayne Brady Sings the Sammys with the NSO Pops Thursday through Saturday at The Kennedy Center.

(March 28-April 27) Every fiber counts
With Every Fiber of My Being is showing through late April at Honfleur Gallery in Southeast. Local artist Amber Robles-Gordon shares dozens of dream catcher-shaped sculptures made from repurposed clothing and other recycled materials. 

(March 28-May 6) Eugene’s best
The District’s Eugene O’Neill Festival continues with two of the playwright’s most acclaimed works opening this week. Strange Interlude is staged at the Sidney Harman Hall through late April and Arena Stage has Long Day’s Journey into Night until May 6. 

Music: “The Chicken” by James Brown

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 6, 2015

A play springs forth from an iconic photo, and a photography exhibit transports visitors back to the Civil War.


Budapest Foodies Hope Cuisine Can Help Heal Anti-Migrant Prejudice

Forget the goulash. Budapest's restaurants have been featuring refugee cuisine — think Syrian sweets, Afghan pies and Eritrean flatbread. It's a festival to foster understanding through food.
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Are D.C. Charter Schools Funded Fairly?

A debate about education funding digs up a decades-old fight for D.C. home rule.

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Computer Guys And Gal: Taking Selfies To New Heights And More

Mobile ad blocking comes to iPhones, updated Android comes to new Nexus phones, and "dronies" -- video selfies shot by a GoPro on a drone -- come to Instagram. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

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