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In a recently opened eBay auction, bidding starts at $900 for a pair of her pointe shoes from one of her Washington Ballet performances.

Misty Copeland in the Washington Ballet's "Swan Lake." Photo by Media4artists, Theo Kossenas

Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 | PBS’s “The Talk” explores race and law enforcement.

For “La Scene Miniature,” which depicts the murder scene in “The Stranger,” a quartet re-created the narrative in a visceral way.

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Jefferson's former plantation quickly works to include the stories of the enslaved

For more than 50 years The Thomas Jefferson Foundation has been working to incorporate the story on the enslaved community on Jefferson's plantation.

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From the wires

Fashion takes London by storm with Preen, Topshop, Mulberry

London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with shows by Preen, Topshop, Mulberry and others taking place at many sites in the more-chic-than-usual British capital.

Chris Thile to return for 2nd season hosting ‘Prairie Home’

Mandolinist Chris Thile (THEE’-lee) says he is returning for a second season as host of “A Prairie Home Companion.”

James Brown’s ‘Funky Drummer’ Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73

Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73.

"The hair is actually not easy,” illustrator Tim O'Brien says of his new Trump cover for Time magazine.

Weekend of Feb.18-19, 2017 | Britney Spears gets the Lifetime movie treatment.

Will Daisy Ridley's Rey be the last Jedi standing? Or is there another interpretation?

If you dip into the new book ‘Spy Sites of Washington, DC’ , you will find that sneaking, lying and skullduggery are as old as the republic itself. And our region is full of the traces.

It’s back-to-nature time for two artists exploring the forest at Addison/Ripley Fine Art.

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Late-night comedians skewered President Trump after he held a lengthy news conference Feb. 16. Here are some of the best bits you may have missed.

The future is rife with artistic challenges for Shakespeare Theatre Company.

He has danced, made dances, even conducted. Now, he steps up to the microphone and sings.

Did Siri have to audition? Does she like working with Will Arnett? We have questions, she has (some) answers.

CBS All Access’s “Good Wife” spinoff is a worthy successor, but it’ll cost you $5.99 a month.

The film's best knowing nods to Batman and DC superhero lore.

Clare Mackintosh proves she is the master of surprise in this chilling tale of urban paranoia.

Before there was ‘Fidelio,’ there was ‘Leonore,’ and two versions of it are coming to the District.

The actor and singer-songwriter performs at the Birchmere on Feb. 26.

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“Spoke” is a coffee-table book companion to Scott Crawford’s documentary “Salad Days.”

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Shepard continues his exploration of times and places long ago and far, far away.

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Glenn Frankel’s engaging history of the 1952 movie starring Gary Cooper

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