: News

"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Thursday, April 8, 2010

Play associated audio

(April 8-11) SPIDER RESPUN New York's Studio Six Theatre Company brings Russian drama to DC audiences. You can get a dose of Dostoevsky tonight through Sunday at the Theatre Project in Baltimore. …the itsy bitsy spider…, based on a chapter of Dostoevsky's novel Demons, explores the story of a man torn by his mysterious past and attempts at redemption.

(April 9) GEORGE WINSTON The ebonies and ivories are tickled pink tomorrow night at the Strathmore in North Bethesda when George Winston takes the stage at 8. The unassuming artiste promises to please on all 88 keys with pieces inspired by his favorite four seasons and New Orleans rhythm and blues.

(April 9 & 10) SLIDE And the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park, Maryland explores the American psyche through music, movement, and theatre Friday and Saturday nights with Slide, a modern show set to the sounds of acclaimed sextet eighth blackbird.

NPR

Book Review: 'In Praise Of Hatred'

Alan Cheuse reviews the novel In Praise of Hatred, by Khaled Khalifa. The book, which was recently translated to English, features a young Muslim girl in 1980s Syria.
NPR

Fast-Food CEOs Earn Supersize Salaries; Workers Earn Small Potatoes

A new report finds that the average compensation of fast-food CEOs has quadrupled since 2000. By comparison, worker wages have increased less than 1 percent.
NPR

Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.
NPR

Online Sales Taxes Shift Consumer Behavior, Study Shows

Some states have enacted so-called Amazon taxes, forcing the giant online retailer to collect sales taxes the same way traditional stores do. In those states, Amazon's sales fell about 10 percent.

Leave a Comment

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