: News

Filed Under:

"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Weekend Events, September 18-20, 2009

Play associated audio

(September 18-20) CHIC TO BE GREEK It's chic to be Greek at D.C.'s largest and oldest Greek festival, kicking off today at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Northwest D.C. and running through Sunday. The 49th annual party celebrates all things Helenic with music, dancing and FOOD. Members of the congregation have baked, kneaded, cooked and fried over 2,500 slices of spanakopita, 4,500 bits of baklava and 3,000 diples for the affair.

(September 19) OH BOY! The Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park, Maryland presents Oh Boy!, a tribute to Buddy Holly, tomorrow night at 8. Walt Hetfield portrays the iconic crooner in a fun show of rock 'n roll classics to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Holly's death. This is the first concert in a six-concert series of traditional and folk music at the Chesapeake Arts Center.

(September 19 & 20) UNIVERSES Dance Place in Northeast D.C. steps out with a new show, Live From the Edge tomorrow and Sunday nights. The troupe Universes showcases a special brand of fusion theater, tracking the evolution of childhood rhymes and community rituals into poetry and theater, using drama and movement.

NPR

Beyond 'Sesame Street': A New Sesame Studios Channel On YouTube

Sesame Workshop, the company behind Sesame Street, unveils a new initiative to reach kids in a digital and mobile age. NPR gets a sneak peek.
NPR

The Environmental Cost Of Growing Food

Economists are working on ways to put a price on the environmental damage of growing food. Take sugar: Half of what we eat comes from beets, half from cane. Each has an impact, in very different ways.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - May 6, 2016

Metro announces its maintenance plan--and the service disruptions it will cause. Election watchdogs question Baltimore primary results. And Republicans in our region are put on the spot about supporting GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

NPR

Beyond 'Sesame Street': A New Sesame Studios Channel On YouTube

Sesame Workshop, the company behind Sesame Street, unveils a new initiative to reach kids in a digital and mobile age. NPR gets a sneak peek.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.