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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, October 17

Mariza is back in the game, performing Portuguese fado music.
Photo by Carlos Mateus de Lima
Mariza is back in the game, performing Portuguese fado music.

Oct. 18: Mariza
After taking time off to care for her first-born son, Portuguese-Mozambican singer Mariza is making her return to the stage. Her first North American tour in four years opens tomorrow night at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts in Fairfax at 8 p.m. Best-known for her mastery of fado, the soul music of Portugal, the Latin Grammy Award-nominated songstress will also sing in English and Spanish alongside her quartet.

Oct. 18-19: Brown Girls Burlesque
New York's Brown Girls Burlesque troupe is coming to D.C. and Maryland. You can check them out tomorrow night at the [Black Cat] (http://www.blackcatdc.com/>), where the ladies will perform Beyoncé vs. Rihanna, a showgirl showdown. Or you can learn a thing or two at the DC Tease-Peeling into Burlesque workshop, which will be held at Dance Exchange in Takoma Park from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The ladies will teach sultry dance combos and the basics of boa and glove play.

Music: “Nosso fado (Instrumental)” by Moçoilas

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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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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

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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