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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, March 6

"Harbor Lights" by Elise Ritter is just one of the pieces featured in Illuminations.
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"Harbor Lights" by Elise Ritter is just one of the pieces featured in Illuminations.

Mar. 6-28: Illuminations
You can see an exhibit featuring work by Arlington Artists Alliance members Elise Ritter and Linda Maldonado. Illuminations is on view at Gallery Underground in Arlington’s Crystal City Shops through March 28 and features colorful, abstract works in acrylic, watercolor and collage. While you’re there, you can check out a new exhibit in the Main Gallery that includes a variety of media, including sculpture, glass, ceramics, watercolor, and jewelry made by gallery members.

Mar. 6-Apr. 18: The Lobby Project
The Washington Project for the Arts presents The Lobby Project featuring Fawna Xiao. A printmaker, Xiao’s installation “Black Mountains” is an abstract response to black and white photographs of snow-covered mountains. The exhibit is on display at 1200 First Street in Northeast through April 18.

Music: “Black Mountain Side [Instrumental]” by Led Zeppelin

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Check Out These Musicians Who Literally Play With Their Food

It turns out beans aren't the only musical fruit. The London Vegetable Orchestra is one of many musical acts that uses all sorts of fruit and veg to produce sweet (and savory) sounds.
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Check Out These Musicians Who Literally Play With Their Food

It turns out beans aren't the only musical fruit. The London Vegetable Orchestra is one of many musical acts that uses all sorts of fruit and veg to produce sweet (and savory) sounds.
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The Politics Hour - May 27, 2016

Congress votes to override DC's 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And DC, Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.

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Hokule'a, The Hawaiian Canoe Traveling The World By A Map Of The Stars

A voyaging canoe built to revive the centuries-old tradition of Hawaiian exploration is circumnavigating the globe. Its crew has already traveled 26,000 miles navigating with the sun, stars and waves.

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