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Beauty Is In the Ear Of The Beholder: Artisphere Presents 'Fermata'

Artisphere's "Fermata" is the largest all-sound exhibition the D.C. area has ever seen or, for that matter, heard.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, May 1

You can get funky at a festival this Saturday or bust out your monocle and party like a sir at a kick-off event for a new exhibition.

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Bob Hoskins: A Specialist In Tough Guys With Soft Hearts

British actor Bob Hoskins has died at the age of 71, after a bout with pneumonia. The skilled character actor starred in Who Framed Roger Rabbit and received an Oscar nomination for Mona Lisa.
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At 90, 'Fiddler' Lyricist Tells His Story

"Any successful lyricist has to be part playwright and has to be able to put himself into the minds and the hearts and the souls of the characters," Sheldon Harnick tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross.
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V. Stiviano 'Thunderously Unintelligent' In Sterling Scandal?

The NBA has banned L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the league for life after tapes revealed racist comments he made to girlfriend V. Stiviano. The Beautyshop ladies weigh in.
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A Jazz Journey Around The World

On International Jazz Day, Alt Latino's Felix Contreras talks about musicians abroad who are heating up the U.S. jazz scene.
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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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