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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, June 7

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This is not your typical talk show.
The Charlie Visconage Show
This is not your typical talk show.

(June 8-10) White Noise
Local artist Tom Block likes to paint and he likes to write. He merges his two passions all weekend at The Fridge in Southeast. Block’s chaotic paintings serve as the backdrop for his play, White Noise, which follows a painter as he travels to Detroit and does battle with some internal madness.

(June 9) Sonic Circuits
A lot of the experimental music being made these days involves computers. A group of sonic engineers works against that trend Saturday at the Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Silver Spring. Off the Grid is a night of unplugged and battery powered acoustic experimental music. Trailblazers from the District and New York do their best to impress without the help of microphones and PA systems.

(June 8) The Charlie Visconage Show
Most talk shows have microphones and PA systems, but DC has at least one that doesn’t. The Charlie Visconage Show is a homegrown talk show that doesn’t take itself too seriously. The one thing it is serious about is connecting D.C. artists with new audiences. You can get to know a few comics, poets, and musicians tomorrow night at Northwest’s DC Arts Center.

Music: “Fish Making Food” by ROM

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This weekend you can see two classic operas about sex, jealousy and drama or sit down for a children’s theater performance that takes a lighter look at love.

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Two Chicken Megafarms Proposed In Delaware

Delaware is already a big state for the poultry industry, but proposals for two new megafarms could take things to the next level.

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Transportation Secretaries Past And Present Sign Open Letter To Congress

Congress keeps kicking the transportation funding plan down the road, which has prompted a group of 11 former federal transportation secretaries along with Secretary Anthony Foxx, to call for long-term investment in infrastructure.

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North Korea Is Not Pleased: Dance Video Features Kim Jong Un

Citing a threat to the leader's dignity, North Korea reportedly asks China to block a video that inserts Kim Jong Un's image into bizarre situations, all set to a bouncy dance track.

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