"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Wednesday, November 11, 2009 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Play associated audio

By Stephanie Kaye

(November 12 & 13) STEP AFRIKA! The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park, Maryland hosts Step Afrika! - that's with an exclamation point - tomorrow and Friday night at 8. The group tours, teaches, and of course steps in a boot-stomping, percussive style that has deep roots in D.C. and Africa.

(November 13) OSBORNE, HOLMES BROTHERS AND THORN Rock, gospel and country come together at The Music Center at Strathmore Friday night at 8. A trio of acts including Joan Osborne, The Holmes Brothers and Paul Thorn offer music that's bluesy, soaring and soulful.

(November 14) KALEIDOSCOPE OF CHOREOGRAPHY Choreographer Peter DiMuro and the 7 Sopranos stage Kaleidoscope of Choreography and Divas at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop this Saturday night at 7. This free show features is art-in-the-making, giving dancers and singers a chance for some feedback before a final staging next year.

NPR

Ann Meara, Half Of Husband-Wife Comedy Team, Dies At 85

Ann Meara died Saturday in New York. She had a long varied career in show business and was one half of the 1960s comedy duo, Stiller and Meara. She was marred to Jerry Stiller. Her son is Ben Stiller.
NPR

How Dangerous Is Powdered Alcohol?

Last month, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved a powdered alcohol product, making both parents and lawmakers nervous. Some states have already banned powdered alcohol. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Brent Roth of Wired, who made his own powdered concoction and put it to the test.
NPR

Obama Administration Forced To Defend Strategy Against ISIS In Iraq

On this Memorial Day, the Obama administration finds itself defending its foreign policy strategy in Iraq where the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has captured the city of Ramadi.
NPR

For Aspiring Artists, Social Media Can Get Fans Too Close For Comfort

The power of social media is that aspiring artists can essentially invite fans into their living rooms, but fans can sometimes overstay their welcome.

Leave a Comment

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