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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.
Photo courtesy of Gallery Underground
"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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The Music And Legacy Of Motown

Motown founder Berry Gordy and director Charles Randolph-Wright of “Motown the Musical" join Diane for a conversation about the history of Detroit's famous sound.

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Will Montgomery County Go "Bottoms Up" On Liquor Laws?

Since Prohibition, Montgomery County has held the purse strings on liquor sales, meaning the county sells every drink from beer to bourbon to local bars and restaurants. But local business owners are pushing back from this system, claiming it lacks efficiency and leaves customers waiting. County officials say they are holding out for alternatives that protect those within the industry. We discuss both sides of the issue today.

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Exelon's Chief Strategy Officer On Its Proposed Takeover Of Pepco

Kojo chats with Exelon's chief strategy officer about the company's vision for electric service in the Washington region, and its argument for why its acquisition of Pepco is in the best interest of customers.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Another year is coming to a close and the Computer Guys And Gal are here to discuss this year's biggest technology news, including the growth of virtual reality and the "Internet of Things."

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