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'Wait Wait' Trips Down The Red Carpet

Style commentary from people who have none!
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Corcoran's 'Pump Me Up' Pays Homage To D.C.'s '80s

An exhibit at the Corcoran displays D.C.'s thriving underground culture during the 1980s.

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Auction Halted Of Banksy Mural Removed In London

The U.S.-based auction house that was due to sell the work on Saturday, announced that the item was withdrawn from sale. The artwork was expected to fetch between $500,000 and $700,000.
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The Four Biggest Best Picture Oscar Upsets, Statistically Speaking

As the Directors and Producers Guild Awards go, so does the Academy. At least most of the time.
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EW's Oscar Guy: Predictions, Backstage Tales

At this Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony, Entertainment Weekly's Anthony Breznican will be watching from an enviable location: behind the scenes with the stars. He joins NPR's Jacki Lyden to share his winner predictions and favorite backstage moments.
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'Nordic Cool' Illuminates D.C.'s Kennedy Center

From the Danish modern furniture of the 1950s to the omnipresence of Ikea, Americans have long been attracted to the austere design of Nordic countries. Now a massive festival in Washington, D.C., showcases artists and designers from the very top sliver of the globe.
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Despite Dark Themes, A Big Oscar Bounce

At the Oscar ceremony on Sunday night, there'll be lots of talk about excellence — the movie industry honoring its own. But as NPR's Bob Mondello notes, there has always been another side to the Oscars: money.
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Bradley Cooper Finds 'Silver Linings' Everywhere

The actor, nominated for an Academy Award for his role in David O. Russell's film, talks about watching movies with his father as a kid in Philadelphia, his childhood fascination with soldiers and being up against Daniel Day Lewis for an Oscar.

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