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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, May 17

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Bernie keeps killer secrets.
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Bernie keeps killer secrets.

(May 18) Buzz Bissinger
If you’re a fan of Friday Night Lights the book, the movie, or the TV series, Buzz Bissinger is the man to thank. The acclaimed storyteller drops by Northwest Washington’s Politics and Prose Friday, but he won’t be focusing on high school football in West Texas. Bissinger reads from his new memoir, Father’s Day. The work covers the discoveries the author made while on a road trip across the United States with his special-needs son.

(May 18-24) Bernie
For a peculiar story from a small Texas town, there’s Bernie, opening tomorrow at Northwest’s E Street Cinema. Bernie is a beloved funeral director who teaches Sunday school and always lends a helping hand-even to the town’s most misanthropic widow. That is, until he murders her and creates the illusion that she’s still alive. The black comedy is based on actual events.

(May 17-July 19) Bethesda brings the jams
Bethesda is basking in warm sunny evenings with outdoor concerts every Thursday through late July in Veteran’s Park. The shows offer a broad selection of the region’s best, including rock, funk, reggae, and Latin sounds. Tonight, it’s the piano jazz of Charlottesville’s Adrian Duke.

Music: “Hill Justice” by The Goat Rodeo Sessions


MTV's Rewinding The '90s With A New Channel

The '90s are back! Pokémon has taken over the world again. A Clinton is running for president. And now, MTV is reviving '90s favorites like Beavis and Butt-head on a new channel, MTV Classic.

Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.
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Writing Data Onto Single Atoms, Scientists Store The Longest Text Yet

With atomic memory technology, little patterns of atoms can be arranged to represent English characters, fitting the content of more than a billion books onto the surface of a stamp.

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