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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Dec. 6

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In "Christmas in Cape Breton" Nova Scotia native Natalie MacMaster will perform Christmas carols, Celtic melodies, and her own tunes.
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In "Christmas in Cape Breton" Nova Scotia native Natalie MacMaster will perform Christmas carols, Celtic melodies, and her own tunes.

Dec. 6-Feb. 28: DJs in the Garden: Spin, Cut & Groove
Tonight you can put on your dancing skates as you spin, twirl, and glide around the National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden Ice Rink. This evening is the first installment of the ice rink's DJs in the Garden: Spin, Cut & Groove series, which will take place every Thursday from 6-9 p.m. now through February.

Dec. 6: Brass of the Potomac Christmas concert
Brass of the Potomac is playing a Christmas concert at Spencerville Adventist Academy tonight at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the school's band program.

Dec. 6-7: "Christmas in Cape Breton"
You can enjoy the holidays Celtic-style as Grammy-nominated fiddler Natalie MacMaster performs "Christmas in Cape Breton." She'll be fiddling and step-dancing her way across The Music Center at Strathmore tonight, and the Hylton Performing Arts Center tomorrow night. Both shows start at 8 p.m.

Dec. 8: Encore Stage & Studio Hosts Local Youth Orchestra
This Saturday you can support youth in the arts at Theatre On The Run as Encore Stage & Studio presents Prelude: The Arlington Youth Orchestral Program at 7:30 p.m. The middle and high school-age string musicians will perform a mixed repertory of chamber music.

Music: "Let's Groove (Instrumental)" by CDB

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 4, 2015

You can see two exhibits and rub elbows with the artists behind the work.
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The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

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President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

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After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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