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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, February 27

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Willem De Kooning, Asheville, 1948. Oil and enamel on cardboard 25 9/16 x 31 7/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Acquired 1952 © 2014 The Willem de Kooning Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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Willem De Kooning, Asheville, 1948. Oil and enamel on cardboard 25 9/16 x 31 7/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Acquired 1952 © 2014 The Willem de Kooning Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Feb. 28-Mar. 1: Bob Marley Tribute
Tomorrow night and Saturday at 7 p.m., you can attend a Bob Marley Tribute concert at The Hamilton in Northwest featuring Junior Marvin, an original member of Bob Marley & The Wailers, accompanied by his band, Force One. The group will perform the Uprising album in its entirety the first night and will take on Exodus the second. Local ragga-soul electro-funk trio Nappy Riddem will open both shows.

Mar. 1-Aug. 31: Made in the USA
After spending four years abroad, a collection of American masterworks have returned to their home at the Phillips Collection in the most comprehensive presentation of the museum’s American art collection undertaken in nearly 40 years. Made in the USA, which is on view through August 31, tells the story of American art from the late 19th-century to the mid-20th century and includes more than 100 works by artists such as Rockwell Kent, Georgia O’Keeffe, John Marin, Milton Avery, Arthur Dove, and many more.

Music: “Turn Your Lights Down Low (Instrumental)” by Lauryn Hill & Bob Marley

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Exhibit Shows Dolores Huerta's Life As Part Of The 'Backbone' Of America

The exhibit about the United Farm Workers activist is the first in the National Portrait Gallery's "One Life" series to be devoted to a Latina.

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Do Try This At Home: 3 Korean Banchan (Side Dishes) In One Pot

If you've ever eaten at a Korean restaurant, you're used to the endless side dishes that come out with the meal. They're called banchan, and they're remarkably simple to make for yourself.
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Cutting Local Taxes in The District

The D.C. Council has taken steps to accelerate tax cuts for all income earners. They're part of a broader overhaul of the city's tax levels, but some council members argued there wasn't enough time for a rigorous debate about the new schedule. We explore the debate over cutting taxes for D.C. residents and how it affects the city's ability to pay for critical local services.

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Reddit CEO Says Miscommunication Led To Blackout Protest

A user revolt briefly shut down the social site last week after a key employee was dismissed. Interim CEO Ellen Pao says the company has "apologized for not communicating better" with site moderators.

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