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Manhattan is a classic love story involving Woody Allen, his 17-year-old girlfriend, his lesbian ex-wife, and his best friend's mistress.
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Manhattan is a classic love story involving Woody Allen, his 17-year-old girlfriend, his lesbian ex-wife, and his best friend's mistress.

(March 25) Battle of the Beats
If you love hip-hop, dance, and a good competition, there’s a show that will make you want to pop, lock, and break it down at Artisphere in Rosslyn Friday night. Battle of the Dance Crews brings break dancers from the Washington area, Senegal, and France together for an unconventional evening of international exchange.

(March 24) The Manhattan of the movies
Before he fell in love with France, New York City was Woody Allen’s main muse. The prolific filmmaker’s 1979 classic romantic comedy Manhattan screens tonight at the Phillips Collection in Northwest Washington.

(March 25-27) Eddie, Denzel, Jay-Z, Will Smith, and Jay Pharoah
You can catch Eddie Murphy, Will Smith, Jay-Z, and Denzel Washington in once place this weekend, as long as you don’t mind if none of them are actually there. Saturday Night Live’s hottest new impressionist Jay Pharoah spends three nights of the SNL off-season at the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse.

Music: “Misty” by Chuck Brown & Ivan Goff

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Scott Simon: 'We Don't Fully Grow Up' Until We Lose Our Parents

"There are some lessons that only grief and responsibility can teach us," says Weekend Edition host Scott Simon. His new memoir, Unforgettable, is about the life and death of his mother.
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The Revival Of Lamb Ham: A Colonial Tradition Renewed

British colonialists brought lamb ham to America, where a sugar-cured, smoked variety became popular. Easier-to-cure pork ham eventually took its place, but now two Virginians are bringing it back.
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Streetcar, 'Accountability' Among Key Points Of Bowser Address

D.C.'s new mayor said the H Street streetcar would survive and that "accountability" — from police, politicians and other officials — would be a defining aspect of her administration.

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If Drones Make You Nervous, Think Of Them As Flying Donkeys

In Africa, where there aren't always roads from Point A to Point B, drones could take critical medicines to remote spots. But the airborne vehicles make people uneasy for lots of reasons.

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