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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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The Music And Legacy Of Motown

Motown founder Berry Gordy and director Charles Randolph-Wright of “Motown the Musical" join Diane for a conversation about the history of Detroit's famous sound.

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Will Montgomery County Go "Bottoms Up" On Liquor Laws?

Since Prohibition, Montgomery County has held the purse strings on liquor sales, meaning the county sells every drink from beer to bourbon to local bars and restaurants. But local business owners are pushing back from this system, claiming it lacks efficiency and leaves customers waiting. County officials say they are holding out for alternatives that protect those within the industry. We discuss both sides of the issue today.

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Exelon's Chief Strategy Officer On Its Proposed Takeover Of Pepco

Kojo chats with Exelon's chief strategy officer about the company's vision for electric service in the Washington region, and its argument for why its acquisition of Pepco is in the best interest of customers.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Another year is coming to a close and the Computer Guys And Gal are here to discuss this year's biggest technology news, including the growth of virtual reality and the "Internet of Things."

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