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The News, As Reported By Andy Warhol

On Sunday, the National Gallery of Art opens Warhol: Headlines, an exhibit of the late artist's works depicting the front pages of American newspapers. Host Scott Simon tells us more about how Andy Warhol regarded the news business.
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Germany's Painful Unemployment Fix

After sweeping changes to its labor laws the country's unemployment rate is now just 6.2 percent. Here's how it works.
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At Maison Lesage, Beauty Embroidered By Hand

Exquisite creations for the world's top designers are in the works at a 130-year-old embroidery studio in Paris. At Maison Lesage, a small army of highly skilled sewers — affectionately called petites mains, or "little hands" — draw, sew and embroider for the biggest names in fashion.
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Dream Weaver: This Guy's Quilts ROCK!

Ben Venom has turned heavy metal shredding into an art form, the kind you can cuddle up with on a cool night. He cuts up his old concert T-shirts and creates quilts that are way more Ozzy Osbourne than Ozzie and Harriet.
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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

African acoustics and art, plus some extraordinary paintings of ordinary Dutch life circa the 1700s.

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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Nesting at torpedo, benefiting at La Masion Francaise, and the return of FilmfestDC.

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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Afrobeats at Bossa, wordy walls and open charm city.

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