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The Era Of The Georgetown Salon: "The City of Conversation"

The fabled Georgetown salons of yore were where Beltway power players from both sides of the aisle gathered to schmooze and socialize. "The City of Conversation" at Arena Stage chronicles the decades-long decline of the salon and the political camaraderie that thrived at those elegant parties through the story of one powerful hostess and her family.

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Alyson Cambridge - A Local Opera Voice Reaches An International Audience

Internationally-acclaimed operatic soprano Alyson Cambridge is returning to her native Washington, D.C. for a one-night performance of a special program, "In Her Voice" -- created for her hometown. She joins us to discuss the music she'll perform with Washington Performing Arts, as well as her new album, "Until Now," an eclectic lineup of standards and classics that highlight her vocal range.

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The Revival Of Vinyl Records (Rebroadcast)

Even though today you can now carry an entire music library in the palm of your hand, musicians and music lovers are bringing back the vinyl LP. We explore the revival of vinyl with local experts.

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Carly Simon: "Boys In The Trees"

A conversation with singer-songwriter Carly Simon about her memoir, "Boys In The Trees."

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Can 'Derelict' Franklin Square Park Revive? D.C. And The Park Service Have A Plan

Franklin Square Park looks largely the same as it did in 1935, and it's mostly deserted after business hours. The District of Columbia government and the National Park Service have a unique plan to co-manage the five-acre space after an $18 million upgrade.

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National Zoo Cuts Hours, Prompting A Petition From Neighbors

Starting Jan. 1, the Smithsonian National Zoo will open later and close earlier, eliminating three hours of visitor time each day, and some D.C. residents aren't happy about it.
WAMU 88.5

The Revival Of Vinyl Records (Rebroadcast)

Even though today you can now carry an entire music library in the palm of your hand, musicians and music lovers are bringing back the vinyl LP. We explore the revival of vinyl with local experts.

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Washington D.C. And The Rest Of The Nation's Greatest Food Cities

The Washington Post's food critic, Tom Sietsema, took to the road to thoroughly investigate the strengths and weaknesses of the nation's top ten "food cities." We'll find out what he learned –and why D.C. made the list on Food Wednesday.

WAMU 88.5

The Revival Of Vinyl Records

Even though today you can now carry an entire music library in the palm of your hand, musicians and music lovers are bringing back the vinyl LP. We explore the revival of vinyl with local experts.

WAMU 88.5

Dick Van Dyke: "Keep Moving"

Dick Van Dyke has been charming audiences for generations. In a new memoir, the actor explains how he stays in touch with his inner child and why life gets better the longer you live it.

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