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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 30

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A cast of kids brings J.R.R Tolkien's classic novel to life in this on-stage production of The Hobbit.
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A cast of kids brings J.R.R Tolkien's classic novel to life in this on-stage production of The Hobbit.

Oct. 31-Nov. 18: Mary Rose
Once the storm passes, you can visit the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center to see Rep Stage's performance of Mary Rose, the haunting, rarely produced story that became Alfred Hitchcock's obsession. Written by playwright J. M. Barrie, Mary Rose is often regarded by Barrie scholars as the sequel to Peter Pan. This lyrical story tells of a young girl who disappears, only to return home with no memory of time passed. This tale of time and lost innocence is on stage through November 18th.

Oct. 30-Nov. 4: The Hobbit
For a special treat, you can bring your little ones to the Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre in Arlington for a kid-friendly performance of The Hobbit. Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, this play by kids for kids takes audience members on an adventure through Middle Earth. Join Gandalf, Bilbo Baggins, and a host of characters and creatures through November 4th.

Music: "Fairy Dance" by James Newton Howard from Peter Pan

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 21

You can see a visual art exhibit that’s all about birds or check out two Shakespeare plays at a local theater.

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Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
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In Asian-Majority District, House Race Divides Calif. Voters

The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.
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Taking Transit Information Off Mobile Devices And Onto Public Displays

A transportation signage company is trying to change the way D.C. commuters make their transit decisions.

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