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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, Oct. 16

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Richard Misrach's 'Battleground #14' is one of many images depicting the beauty and destruction of our planet at the Phillips Collection.
The Phillips Collection
Richard Misrach's 'Battleground #14' is one of many images depicting the beauty and destruction of our planet at the Phillips Collection.

(Oct. 16-Jan. 13) Picturing the Sublime
The Phillips Collection has a new exhibit of photography capturing the sublime beauty and human destruction of the natural world. Picturing the Sublime brings together iconic works by Ansel Adams, Josef Koudelka, Lynn Davis, and several others.

(Oct. 17) The Science of Supply and Demand
For a little more on the destruction of the natural world, the Koshland Science Museum in Northwest Washington hosts The Science of Biodiversity tomorrow evening. Biodiversity and conversation experts from California discuss humanity's growing demand for food, fuel, fresh water, and even the fibers used to create our clothes.

(Oct. 17-Feb. 2013) Best Bomb Ever
Evidently, there's no yarn shortage on planet Earth. Beginning tomorrow, and continuing on almost every Wednesday through February, Arlington's Artisphere will be hosting Yarn Bomb Meet-ups and Stitch Sessions. Amateur and experienced stitchers alike are invited to help create art projects that will be used to bring a little more color and vibrancy to the Rosslyn area.

Music: "Tube of Wonderful" by Dave Pirner


'Washington Post' Reporter Explores How Pop Culture Influences Views Of Police

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Washington Post reporter Alyssa Rosenberg, who has written a series for the paper about how Hollywood and pop culture has influenced the way the public perceives police.

In 'Appetites,' Bourdain Pleases The Toughest Food Critic (His 9-Year-Old)

Anthony Bourdain's new cookbook features comfort food he cooks for his young daughter. "She's who I need to please, and if she's not happy, I'm not happy," he says.
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The Politics Hour - October 28, 2016

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton joins us as the new series "Good Girls Revolt" based on her early civil rights work debuts.


Qualcomm Spends Big Money To Get In The Car (Chip) Business

The smartphone chipmaker has agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion. The deal allows Qualcomm to rely less on the smartphone industry. NXP makes semiconductors for cars.

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