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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 30

Depending on your mood, you can laugh about the fickle nature of love at a Shakespeare play or take in a more somber experience at a concert honoring people who turned to music during their darkest hour.

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Century-Old Jewish Mural Was Hidden For Decades In Vermont

In the late 1800s, Jewish immigrants brought the Eastern European tradition of synagogue murals to Burlington. Now one such mural, painted in 1910, is being restored.
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Caine Prize Winners Close Out #TMMPoetry

Tope Folarin and Binyavanga Wainaina share their Twitter poems and read some of their favorites from Tell Me More's National Poetry Month series "Muses and Metaphor."
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 29

You can see a comedy about a couple running from guilt or check out a drama about race, history and privilege.

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If We'd Only Known About The Impending Spam

Twenty years ago, NPR alerted staff members that they would soon have access to a new form of communication: "A collection of computer networks that is connected around the world."
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For Alan Cumming, Life Is (Once Again) A Cabaret

This is the third time Cumming has starred in the musical. He talks about the new production — everything from his costume (which he calls a "Wonder Bra" for men) to the darker themes of the show.
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Sandwich Monday: The Poutine Burger

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a poutine burger from the Chicago restaurant Spritzburger. It's the best of Canada on top of the best of America.
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Who Runs The World? 'Time' Magazine Says Beyoncé

In the same week that Lupita Nyong'o was declared the most beautiful woman in the world by People magazine, Time named Beyoncé one of the world's '100 Most Influential People.'
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Arts Advocacy in the District

As the District hashes out next year's budget and looks toward electing a new mayor, advocates for the arts are weighing in.

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The Battle Over Broadcast TV: Aereo at the Supreme Court

A company that makes dime-sized antennas is challenging the business model for watching and streaming TV shows. Tech Tuesday looks at the Supreme Court case with implications for cloud storage and consumers' wallets.

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