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    How we create and rely on nature’s soothing qualities

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    Beijing Dance Theater’s superficial spectacle, ‘Wild Grass’

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    The Style Invitational: The best/worst of good/bad ideas

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    The week’s best concerts: Temples, Skrillex, David Bazan

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    First things first, she’s the realist -- Charli XCX and the “mystery-like lie” of contemporary pop

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    Westminster Abbey choir delights at National Cathedral

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    Capt. Linnaeus Tripe photo exhibit at National Gallery

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    ‘Boardwalk Empire’s’ pitch-perfect goodbye

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    An illustrated tribute to Ben Bradlee drawing on a Post artist’s favorite conversation.

    An illustrated tribute to Ben Bradlee drawing on a Post artist’s favorite conversation.

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    TV listings: Thursday, October 23, 2014

    TV listings: Thursday, October 23, 2014

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    Going Out Guide, Oct. 23-29, 2014

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    Plenty of reasons to be thankful for ‘Gracias por Todo’

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