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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, February 11

The Soweto Gospel Choir is stopping in D.C. on its 10th anniversary tour.
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The Soweto Gospel Choir is stopping in D.C. on its 10th anniversary tour.

Feb. 12: Soweto Gospel Choir
The two-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir is coming to George Washington University  Lisner Auditorium tomorrow night at 8. The South African vocalists will honor the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela through traditional and contemporary songs performed in 6 of South Africa's 11 official languages.

Feb. 11-23: The Piano Teacher
Rep Stage, the regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College, presents The Piano Teacher by Julia Cho through February 23. The dramatic mystery tells the tale of an elderly, retired piano teacher who has lived alone in a small town since her husband’s death. Most days, “Mrs. K” daydreams about her late husband and the children who were once her students. But when she decides to check in on those former pupils, she learns that what troubles us most may be what we cannot bear to know.

Music: “Teach Me (instrumental)” by Everybodyduck

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 28, 2015

This weekend you can pay tribute to the late King of Pop or attend the last Jazz in the Garden performance of the summer.
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In A Remote Part Of Washington, A Scramble To Save Cattle From Flames

More than 1,000 square miles of wildfires are burning in the state. In the isolated Okanogan Valley, where power and phone lines have burned, cattle ranchers are doing what they can to spare herds.
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On Eve Of Katrina Anniversary, Bush Takes A Tour Of New Orleans 10 Years On

Former President George W. Bush is visiting the city on Friday in honor of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. His administration was criticized for how it dealt with the storm's aftermath.
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Dartmouth Football's Brilliant Dummies

Two then-students at Dartmouth College built a game-changing mobile robotic football dummy that they say will decrease head injuries sustained from repeated tackling collisions.

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