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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, September 16

Singer-songwriter Bleu is currently on tour with Will Dailey, thanks to the support of PledgeMusic.
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Singer-songwriter Bleu is currently on tour with Will Dailey, thanks to the support of PledgeMusic.

Sept. 17: Bleu
Pop artist and songwriter/producer Bleu returns to Jammin’ Java in Vienna tomorrow night at 7:30. Bleu will be playing songs from his new album, “To Hell With You,” which he says is a departure from his past work. “It’s still singer-songwriter writing at the core, but the production is definitely a lot broader, both in terms of electronic soundscapes but it’s also very cinematic, a lot of strings and sort of lush soundscapes.” Singer-songwriter Will Dailey and local musician Jason Masi will also perform.

Sept. 16-19: Money For Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve
Money For Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve is now playing at D.C.’s Landmark E Street Cinema. Directed by Jim Bruce, the feature-length documentary explores how the central banking system’s policies have impacted American lives. You can see the film through Thursday.

Music: “Money For Nothing (In The Style Of ‘Dire Straits’) by Hot Fox Karaoke

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