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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

You can save yourself some labor on the road and enjoy any number of local art events this weekend.

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Kennedy Center Starts Ticket Giveaway

As part of its 40th birthday celebration, the Kennedy Center is giving away free tickets to each performance in its 2011-2012 season.

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Barbershop: Jobs Plan Scuffle, MLK, Jr. Quote

John Boehner refuses Barack Obama's request for a joint session of Congress next Wednesday to discuss jobs. CBC members exchange heated comments about the Tea Party. Poet Maya Angelou criticizes the quote engraved on the MLK, Jr. Memorial. The Barbershop guys weigh in.
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Lights, Camera and Lots of Action in the Local Film Industry

The film industry in the D.C. area has been enjoying a boom in recent months, in part thanks to local governments offering incentives for production companies to shoot here.

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Prioritizing Health Or Hair?

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin recently said many women, particularly those who spend lots of time and money on their hair, tend to skip much-needed exercise to maintain their locks. Some see this as a narrow topic and thus are confused about why she would focus on it. Host Michel Martin gets two perspectives from United Health Group's Dr. Reed Tuckson and The National Center for Public Policy Research's Jeff Stier.

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