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Pilobolus dancers use props and creative movement to craft their own world on stage.
Wolf Trap
Pilobolus dancers use props and creative movement to craft their own world on stage.

July 1-Aug. 3: Coast to Coast

Lines define borders, but what lies in the spaces between those boundaries? A photographic projection explores that question and investigates what happens by, in and on coastal barriers. Coast to Coast presents a variety of perspectives on physical boundaries and attempts to “show that, on our most fundamental levels, we all exist in the same way.” D.C.-based photography publisher Empty Stretch selected the 400-some-odd photos, which you can view through August 3 on Artisphere’s Town Hall Video Wall and Video Screens.

July 1: Pilobolus

The acrobatic dance troupe Pilobolus is swinging through the Filene Center at Wolf Trap tonight for a one-night-only performance. The American modern dance company is known for blending art with athleticism in its playful approach to movement. Its members often work together in pairs and groups to move as a single body, building on one another to create an alternate reality.

Music: “Guess I’m Falling In Love (Instrumental)” by The Velvet Underground


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A new film follows daters ages 70 to 90 looking for love in five-minute intervals. "Speed dating for seniors" may sound funny, but The Age of Love is really about our lifelong need for intimacy.

Eat Your Veggies! Even The Ones From Fukushima

Foods from Fukushima, Japan, are back to pre-accident levels of radiation but people still aren't eating them. One way to ease concerns: a chemical that blocks radioactive cesium from entering plants.

'Zionist Union' Party Creates A Stir In Israeli Elections

The opposition to Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party in the Israeli elections calls itself the "Zionist Union" as it looks to claim the country's middle-ground voters.

'Respect The Robot': Giant Robots Oversee Traffic In Kinshasa

Two giant robots have directed traffic in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2013. This week three others joined them.

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