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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, May 11

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Who wouldn't want to spend Sunday in the Woods with this bunch?
Virginia Chamber Orchestra
Who wouldn't want to spend Sunday in the Woods with this bunch?

(May 12) It ain’t easy being Mom
Just in time for Mother’s Day, SpeakeasyDC presents Bad Mommy Moments at the Silver Spring Cultural Arts Center Saturday night. Moms tell comical tales about all the victories, failures, surprises, and unwavering love that come with the mom-territory.

(May 12-13) Living Well in Bolivia (in D.C.)
Moms and dads and kids in Bolivia know how to have a good time and they’ll share some secrets this weekend at the National Museum of the American Indian. The Bolivian Living Well festival features a Baroque music concert, dance, storytelling, and all sorts of food.

(May 13) Sunday in the Woods
If you want to treat mom to some beautiful sounds, the Virginia Chamber Orchestra presents Sunday in the Woods at the Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale. The program features an overture and an operatic love duet by Debussy as well as a few activities for the kids.

Music: “Debussy’s Clair De Lune” by The Boston Pops Orchestra

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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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