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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, February 27

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Willem De Kooning, Asheville, 1948. Oil and enamel on cardboard 25 9/16 x 31 7/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Acquired 1952 © 2014 The Willem de Kooning Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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Willem De Kooning, Asheville, 1948. Oil and enamel on cardboard 25 9/16 x 31 7/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Acquired 1952 © 2014 The Willem de Kooning Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Feb. 28-Mar. 1: Bob Marley Tribute
Tomorrow night and Saturday at 7 p.m., you can attend a Bob Marley Tribute concert at The Hamilton in Northwest featuring Junior Marvin, an original member of Bob Marley & The Wailers, accompanied by his band, Force One. The group will perform the Uprising album in its entirety the first night and will take on Exodus the second. Local ragga-soul electro-funk trio Nappy Riddem will open both shows.

Mar. 1-Aug. 31: Made in the USA
After spending four years abroad, a collection of American masterworks have returned to their home at the Phillips Collection in the most comprehensive presentation of the museum’s American art collection undertaken in nearly 40 years. Made in the USA, which is on view through August 31, tells the story of American art from the late 19th-century to the mid-20th century and includes more than 100 works by artists such as Rockwell Kent, Georgia O’Keeffe, John Marin, Milton Avery, Arthur Dove, and many more.

Music: “Turn Your Lights Down Low (Instrumental)” by Lauryn Hill & Bob Marley

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 31, 2015

You can see a play about a brother and sister on a European journey or see a classic comedy with a gender-bending twist.

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Virginia Man Turning Waste Heat Into Rooftop Greenhouses

How can the U.S. improve food security? One Charlottesville native is pioneering the construction of greenhouses on buildings to take advantage of their waste heat.

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Gun Violence In America

There are more gun-related deaths in America than in any other industrialized nation. We discuss what makes the U.S. different and why some hold out hope that change is possible.

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China Arrests Nearly 200 Over 'Online Rumors'

The rumors ranged from a man leaping to his death in Beijing over stock losses to highly inflated death tolls in the Tianjin industrial blasts.

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