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    Last ‘Late Late Show’ from fearlessly funny Craig Ferguson

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    Putting the tech in ‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’

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    Artistic director’s Theater J ouster followed pressure over programming

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    Flexing America’s economic might

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    TV listings: Weekend of Dec. 20-21, 2014

    Amy Adams hosts “SNL” with One Direction; “The Sound of Music Sing-a-Long” on ABC.

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    Worshipping God their own way

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    The Washington Post Pop-Up Pop Podcast - 2014 in review

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    ‘Into the Woods’ aims for successful Hollywood ending

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    Sure, she can act. But can she sing?

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    Ready, set, roll: Chase Rice at the Fillmore Friday

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    Smithsonian’s federal appropriation is increased

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    Point/counterpoint: Two critics debate the movie musical

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    Audience rapt at Library of Congress Stradivari concert

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    Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier

    A detailed look at a controlling visionary architect with a complicated and contradictory personality.

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    ‘Inventions That Didn’t Change the World,’ by Julie Halls

    ‘Inventions That <i>Didn’t </i>Change the World,’ by Julie Halls

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