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Irony In The Post-9/11 Age: Comedy And Tragedy As 'Very Strange Roommates'

Neda Ulaby reports that for all that comedy has faced since Sept. 11, reports that irony would fizzle out turned out to be greatly exaggerated. Comedy, like anything else, adapts.

Economist Austan Goolsbee Plays Not My Job

It's been 40 years since the start of Soul Train ... and because economists have no souls, we're going to ask Goolsbee three questions about the long-running music variety show.
Friday, September 23, 2011

The Splendid Table: How To Eat Weekends

Join WAMU 88.5's Kojo Nnamdi and The Splendid Table host Lynne Rossetto Kasper and producer Sally Swift for a conversation about Kasper and Swift's new book, How To Eat Weekends.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Shakespeare Theatre Company's FELA!

The true story of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Arts on Foot

Arts on Foot is a multi-disciplinary arts festival that previews the city's fall arts season.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Shakespeare Theatre Company's The Heir Apparent

Jean-Francois Regnard's funny farce filled with wit and charm.

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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.