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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, November 7

Argentine cellist Sol Gabetta, winner of Gramophone's 2010 Young Artist Award, will perform in an NSO concert conducted by John Storgårds.
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Argentine cellist Sol Gabetta, winner of Gramophone's 2010 Young Artist Award, will perform in an NSO concert conducted by John Storgårds.

Nov. 7-9: National Symphony Orchestra: John Storgårds, conductor
Tonight through Saturday, you can take a seat in The Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall, where Finland's John Storgårds will be conducting the National Symphony Orchestra in a concert featuring award-winning cellist Sol Gabetta in Dmitri Shostakovich’s First Cello Concerto. The program will begin with Benjamin Britten’s Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, and will conclude with Robert Schumann's "Spring" Symphony.

Nov. 8-17: Fuego Flamenco Festival IX
You can spice things up tomorrow through November 17 at GALA Hispanic Theatre’s 9th annual Fuego Flamenco Festival, which will explore traditional flamenco, contemporary expressions and the art form’s impact in the United States with performances, free demonstrations and a documentary film screening. The festival opens with the world premiere of One Plus One, a new work directed and choreographed by Edwin Aparicioand Aleksey Kulikov.

Music: “Tango flamenco” by Paco de Lucía

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Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.
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Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be at risk of "collapse."
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A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

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Oculus Uses 'Henry' Premiere To Wet Appetites For Its Virtual Reality Headset

The virtual reality company Oculus is close to releasing a headset for games, movies and other entertainment. The company premiered an animated short called Henry that will come with the headsets.

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