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Love Isn't All You Need: 3 Relationship Building Reads

Love is messy and complicated. But author and psychologist Harriet Lerner recommends three books that can help. They offer advice for keeping a relationship healthy, thoughtful and mature. Is there a book that has helped your relationship? Tell us about it in the comments.
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NSO Transforms Math Into Music And Music Into Math

Members of the National Symphony Orchestra explore the sometimes surprising connections between math and music.
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Duke Ellington Statue Graces Soon-To-Reopen Howard Theatre

After shutting its doors 20 years ago, the 100-year-old Howard Theatre is scheduled to reopen next month.

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Feminist Poet Adrienne Rich Dies At 82

Through a dozen volumes of poetry and five collections of nonfiction, she influenced a generation of feminist, gay rights and anti-war activists. Rich died Tuesday at her Santa Cruz, Calif., home from complications from rheumatoid arthritis, according to her son.
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Feminist Writer Adrienne Rich Dies At 82

Adrienne Rich was best known for her poetry, which mirrored the times in which she wrote. It grew increasingly political during the 1960s and '70s — and she was a touchstone for the feminist movement. Host Melissa Block speaks with Linda Gregerson, a poet, critic and English professor at the University of Michigan.
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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Mar. 29

Classical and modern musical inspiration and forward-thinking fashion.

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DVD Picks: 70 Years Of 'Casablanca'

Film critic Bob Mondello recommends the 70th anniversary Blu-ray release of the movie that made Humphrey Bogart an icon.
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A Photograph Unlocks Decades Of Family Secrets

Jasmin Darznik left Iran as a child, knowing very little about her family's past. Years later, she found a photograph of her mother as a child-bride with a groom who was not Darznik's father. That starts a long journey of discovery that she chronicles in her book The Good Daughter. Darznik discusses her book with guest host Jacki Lyden.
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The Thomashefskys: Stars Of The Yiddish Stage

Bessie and Boris Thomashefsky were mega-stars in the Yiddish theater world. Their story is told in a new documentary, written and conducted by their grandson, Michael Tilson Thomas. He also serves as music director of the San Francisco Symphony and artistic director of the New World Symphony.

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