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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, May 29

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May 29-Jun. 30: The Hampton Years
Theater J presents the world premiere of The Hampton Years as part of the Locally Grown: Community Supported Art Festival. Written by Jacqueline Lawton, the play follows WWII’s impact on a Jewish refugee/painter living in the United States, and how he helped shape the lives and careers of his African American art students in the still-segregated South. Inspired by the legacy of Austrian-born artist and educator Viktor Lowenfeld, the production runs through June 30.

May 29-Jun. 30: Extraktions
You can check out a new exhibit of work by Delaware artist Ron Meick through June 30 at the Washington Printmakers Gallery in Silver Spring. In Extraktions, the artist uses the printmaking process to address a host of topics ranging from fracking, to Chinese political issues to the stock market. There will be an opening reception this Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Music: “Big [Jazz Instrumental]” by Dream Girls


For A Female Banker At The Top Of Her Game, What Does It Take To Stay There?

In the film Equity, investment banker Naomi Bishop navigates the male-dominated world of Wall Street. Screenwriter Amy Fox discusses the film and her research, which included many interviews with women who worked on Wall Street.

Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.

LISTEN: At The DNC, We Asked Women Why They Were Voting For Clinton

We asked women — as young as 4 and as old as 77 — how much the weight of history factored into their decision.

New Reports Of Hackers In Democratic Party Computer Systems

The Clinton campaign says its systems were not hit but that a program it uses was in the party's compromised system. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee was also hacked.

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