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Dance Theatre of Harlem

May 12: Dance Theatre Of Harlem
After an eight year hiatus, the world renowned Dance Theater of Harlem performs this Sunday at the Murphy Fine Arts Center in Baltimore, starting at 7 p.m. This weekend's performance features artistic direction by Virginia Johnson.

May 10-Aug. 23: Raising Dust
Raising Dust opens today at Carroll Square Gallery in D.C. Five artists express their connection to the ancient medium of clay in this exhibit, which features mixed media and ceramic works. The collection is up through August 23, and there will be an opening reception tonight from 6 to 8 p.m.

May 11: The Young Things
Tomorrow night you can see Har Mar Superstar and New York-based band The Young Things perform at DC9. While the former prefers a pop slash contemporary R&B sound, the latter is a modern foursome with a vintage feel. You can check them out at 11:30 p.m.

Music: "Lift off (surf instrumental)" by Rinforzando Dust

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Cult Survivor Documents 2 Decades Inside 'Holy Hell'

Will Allen directed the documentary Holy Hell, which depicts his experience as a videographer and member of The Buddhafield cult. Allen used his own footage, as well as his interviews with other former members, to make this documentary.
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Evaporated Cane Juice? Puh-leeze. Just Call It Sugar, FDA Says

Companies cultivating a healthful image often list "evaporated cane juice" in their products' ingredients. But the FDA says it's really just sugar, and that's what food labels should call it.
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The Politics Hour - May 27, 2016

Congress votes to override DC's 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And DC, Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.

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After Departure Of Uber, Lyft In Austin, New Companies Enter The Void

Earlier this month, voters in Austin, Texas, rejected an effort to overturn the city's rules for ride-hailing companies. Uber and Lyft tried to prevent fingerprinting of their drivers, and now both have left town. A few other ride-share companies have popped up to help fill the void. NPR explores how people are getting around town without Uber and Lyft.

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