: News

Art Beat With Stephanie Kaye - Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Play associated audio

(May 12) CZECH OUT A LITTLE PIECE OF HEAVEN The Avalon Theatre presents a slice of celestial cinema tonight at 8 in Northwest DC, honoring the best films from the Czech Republic with a screening of A Little Piece of Heaven, a story of love, friendship, and solidarity set within the walls of a Communist prison in the 1950s.

(May 14-June 3) PEREZ HILTON SAVES THE UNIVERSE If you're more about TMZ than BBC, Laurel, Maryland's Landless Theatre Company may have your style of entertainment with the play Perez Hilton Saves The Universe - the show debuts at the DC Arts Center in Adams Morgan this Friday night. In this irreverent musical it's up to the blogerati's favorite gossip monger to save L.A. from pop-culture persecutors.

(May 15-July 3) IF I TOLD YOU ONE TIME... New York-based designer Chris Rucker presents his functional furniture in If I Told You One Time…, opening Saturday at Industry Gallery off Florida Avenue in Northeast DC. The craftsman's constructs of engineered wood are on display through July.


Making Art Off The Grid: A Month-Long Residency At A Remote National Park

Filmmakers Carter McCormick and Paula Sprenger recently wrapped up a month as artists-in-residence at Dry Tortugas National Park, 70 miles west of Key West. No phone, TV, Internet or other people.

After A Long Day Of Fighting Climate Change, This Grain Is Ready For A Beer

Kernza is a kind of grassy wheat that traps more carbon in the soil than crops like wheat and rice. Now, a West Coast brewery is using the grain in its new beer called Long Root Ale.

WikiLeaks Reveals Clinton Aides Knew They Had An Email Problem On Their Hands

"We need to clean this up," one aide wrote after President Obama said he had learned of Hillary Clinton's private email server "through news reports."
WAMU 88.5

Jet Noise Is No Joke For Residents Burned By Report On Airport Complaints

Nobody wants to own up to making thousands of complaints about noise from planes flying out of Reagan National Airport. But affected residents say it's definitely gotten worse recently. And there appears to be a specific reason — a new air traffic control system.

Leave a Comment

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