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D.C. Museum Uses Art To Help Alzheimer's Patients

The Kreeger Museum in D.C. pairs dementia patients and their caregivers with middle-school students to enjoy art.

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2012: Not The Best Year At Cannes

John Powers, Fresh Air's critic-at-large and the movie critic for Vogue, returns from this year's Cannes Film Festival. Though he says it wasn't the festival's strongest year, the experience once again left him feeling rejuvenated about the movies.
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The Internet: A Series Of 'Tubes' (And Then Some)

What does the Internet look like? Journalist Andrew Blum decided to find out. His new book, Tubes, is a journey into the Internet's physical infrastructure — where our data is stored and transmitted.
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It's The Day Of The National Spelling Bee Finals, Aka Know-Nothing Thursday!

Today, the National Spelling Bee moves on to the semifinals, and tonight, it moves to the finals. We'll be following.
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Happy 50th Birthday Incredible Hulk

Fifty years ago this month, comic book artists Stan Lee and Jack Kirby introduced the Incredible Hulk to the world. The Hulk is the volatile alter ego of Dr. Bruce Banner, a physicist who's inadvertently exposed to radiation. As a result, whenever Dr. Banner gets angry or upset, he transforms into a giant, raging monster, capable of stunning feats of strength.
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Tina Brown's Must Reads: The Queen's Jubilee

As Britain celebrates Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years for her as monarch, Newsweek editor Tina Brown recommends readings on the history of the Queen's reign and her enduring popularity.
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D.C. Library Asking For Chuck Brown Memorabilia

The D.C. Public Library is trying to preserve the memory of D.C. music legend Chuck Brown, and so are asking residents to donate their Chuck memorabilia to be preserved in a collection.

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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, May 31

A musical weekend and a few springboards to get things started.

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