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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 17

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Jarman (all this maddening beauty) premieres at Atlas Performing Arts Center before the theater/video project travels to other cities, such as London, Toronto and Miami.
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Jarman (all this maddening beauty) premieres at Atlas Performing Arts Center before the theater/video project travels to other cities, such as London, Toronto and Miami.

Apr. 19: The Revivalists
The Revivalists are playing at the 9:30 Club this Saturday at 9 p.m. The New Orleans-based band mixes it up by blending horns and pedal steel guitar with traditional rock instrumentals. Nashville rock band Moon Taxi and local funk-rock group B Side Shuffle will also perform.

Apr. 17-27: Jarman (all this maddening beauty)
British filmmaker, artist and AIDS activist Derek Jarman died 20 years ago, but force/collision, a D.C.-based experimental performance ensemble, is keeping his memory alive with Jarman (all this maddening beauty), a show featuring both live performance and film projections. Directed and performed by John Moletress, this work by Caridad Svich premieres at Atlas Performing Arts Center in Northeast tonight at 8 with a pay-what-you-can preview. You can check it out through April 27.

Music: “Up-Toon (Instrumental)” by Clash

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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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America's Tolerance For Gun Violence

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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