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Thursday
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Weekend Picks: 12 Things To Do In And Around D.C.

Would Igor Stravinsky be more of a traditional glowstick guy or an LED glove fan? Meditate on that important question while you dance to the score that once incited a riot.

Thursday
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Out on the Town March 16 to 23

As part of his new Halcyon Stage performance series, Septime Webre presents a “Stravinsky Dance Party” at Union Market. Audience members are invited to dance and offer their own impromptu choreography as the Experiential Orchestra, an ensemble of 77 musicians from New York and D.C., performs the Russian composer’s famously riot-inducing ballet Rite of Spring.

Thursday
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Things to Do in DC This Weekend (March 16-19): St. Patrick’s Day Events, An African-American Art Symposium, and Swedish Metal

MUSIC Swedish band Katatonia has been playing its brand of melancholic metal songs since its formation in the early 1990s.

Wednesday
3
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Medical robotics - Regulatory, ethical, and legal considerations for increasing levels of autonomy

From minimally invasive surgery, targeted therapy, and hospital optimization to emergency response, prosthetics, and home assistance, medical robotics represents one of the fastest growing sectors in the medical devices industry.

Monday
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‘World’s best restaurant’ co-founder uses food for social change

WASHINGTON — When Claus Meyer opened Noma with chef René Redzepi more than a decade ago, he didn’t plan on creating the world’s best restaurant — but that’s exactly what happened.

Wednesday
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This Kenyan start-up is reinventing the family farm for the 21st century

To most American shoppers, there's nothing remarkable about a red onion in the produce aisle at the closest big box retailer.

Monday
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Why S&R Foundation is spinning off Halcyon

A new nonprofit was just launched in Washington. But it’s not starting from scratch.

Friday
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Announcing Halcyon: A New Nonprofit Organization Devoted to the Power of Human Creativity

WASHINGTON, DC – February 24, 2017 – Co-Founders Dr. Sachiko Kuno and Kate Goodall are delighted to announce the launch of Halcyon, a new public nonprofit* evolved from S&R Foundation, a private foundation that supports a diverse group of changemakers in art, science, and social enterprise.

Thursday
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Business Rx: This farming start-up seeks help cultivating advisors to help it grow

This week, a start-up that helps farmers in emerging economies find markets for their goods seeks advice on how to assemble an advisory board.– Dan Beyers

Thursday
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Meet the social impact startups moving to DC for Halcyon Incubator’s sixth cohort

The Georgetown-based Halcyon Incubator program revealed its picks for cohort number six, which will begin in spring 2017, in a recent monthly email newsletter.