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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Sept. 2

Door God, a narrative short, centers on a 7-year-old girl named Lingli who has has been waiting two years for her mother to come home.
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Door God, a narrative short, centers on a 7-year-old girl named Lingli who has has been waiting two years for her mother to come home.

Sept. 2-Oct. 18: Axis

A new group exhibit at Brentwood Arts Exchange presents visual and literary art created by more than a dozen artists, all of whom are former fellows of the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. Entitled “Axis,” the show explores the meaning of that word through philosophical, formal, social and political interpretations. You can check it out through October 18.

Sept. 4-7: 2014 DC Chinese Film Festival

The 2014 DC Chinese Film Festival begins this Thursday, bringing more than 65 contemporary films to the District. The program includes documentary, narrative, experimental and animation films all made by Chinese artists or about China itself. There will also be panel discussions on topics ranging from environmental filmmaking to closing the gender gap in the world of cinema. The festival runs through Sunday.

Music: “Bold as Love” by Vitamin String Quartet

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, June 3, 2015

A play and an exhibit explore luxury, power and how women present themselves and are perceived.

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Grass Gourmands: A Herbivore Food Mystery On The African Savanna

A new study sheds light on a longstanding ecological question: How do so many species like impalas and elephants co-exist when they're all feeding on the same limited foods?
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5 Things You Should Know About Lincoln Chafee

In 2002, Lincoln Chafee was the only Republican senator to vote against authorizing the use of force to oust Saddam Hussein in Iraq. Some Republican colleagues referred to him as "the missing Linc."
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Experts Debate: Will Computers Edge People Out Of Entire Careers?

Machines have been taking jobs forever. Computers and software are doing things people were paid to do. They are booking airplane flights. Filing our taxes. And they are getting better all the time.

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