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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, March 3

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Indian immigrants work on the construction of the  Pacific and Eastern Railroad in Oregon, ca. 1906.
Photo courtesy of Southern Oregon Historical Society (#1603) / Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
Indian immigrants work on the construction of the  Pacific and Eastern Railroad in Oregon, ca. 1906.

Mar. 3-Aug. 16, 2015: Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation
Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation is now on view at the National Museum of Natural History. Curator Masum Momaya says Bollywood is used as a point of departure in the exhibit, which features everything from works of art to an NFL helmet: "We're going beyond the stereotypes in terms of potential occupations or characteristics of Indian Americans, but also really far back into history that goes back to 14 years after the founding of the United States."

Mar. 3: Diamond Dogs
You can head to Capitol Hill Arts Workshop in Southeast tonight at 7 for Taffety Punk Theatre Company’s one-night-only staged reading of Diamond Dogs, a new play based on the 2001 science fiction novel by Alastair Reynolds. The play is set in the distant future and follows a team of scientists and mercenaries as they attempt to navigate a deadly maze on the surface of another planet.

Music: “Modern Bollywood Style Upbeat Hindi Instrumental Free Stock Music” by Dan-O

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