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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, June 7

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Isabelle Anderson stars as Cleopatra in Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's production of Antony and Cleopatra
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Isabelle Anderson stars as Cleopatra in Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's production of Antony and Cleopatra

Jun. 7-Jul. 14: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in the Ruins
This summer you can enjoy theater under the stars at Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park in Ellicott City, where the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will present two classic tales about the power of love, and the love of power. Antony and Cleopatra opens tonight and runs through July 14, while Taming of the Shrew opens June 21 and runs through August 4. Feel free to bring a picnic, a blanket, and your kids; children under 18 can get in free.

Jun. 8: Asia After Dark: Korea Seoul Train
Tomorrow night you can immerse yourself in Korean pop-culture at Asia After Dark: Korea Seoul Train. The evening of music, fashion, art, and food will include entertainment by [DJ Asu Rock] (http://asurock.com/) and Korean performance group Action Drawing HERO, which is known for combining live drawing with visual effects, mime, dance and comedy. The 21-plus event runs from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art.

Music: “Hey, Soul Sister (Made Famous by Train)” by The Future Hit Makers

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 23

You can liven up your step with some funky, reggae music or dance like you’re the only person riding the Metro.

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Fast-Food CEOs Earn Supersize Salaries; Workers Earn Small Potatoes

A new report finds that the average compensation of fast-food CEOs has quadrupled since 2000. By comparison, worker wages have increased less than 1 percent.
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McDonnell Legal Defense Fund Has Raised $150,000 This Year

The legal defense fund for Bob and Maureen McDonnell has raised nearly $150,000 during the first quarter this year, including several thousand from former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

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The Price War Over The Cloud Has High Stakes For The Internet

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others are competing to be the main landlords of the cloud. Their terms and prices could control who gets to build what on the Internet, and for how much.

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