"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Monday, August 2, 2010 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

Filed Under:

"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Monday, August 2, 2010

Play associated audio

(August 2-September 30) FROM EAST OF THE RIVER Anacostia gets artful during Greetings From East of the River, a free multi-venue art show highlighting this multifaceted neighborhood. Local artists from Wards 7 and 8 drew inspiration from the borough's historical and social issues to produce paintings, photography, drawings and sculptures. Three hot spots in Southeast D.C. - the ARCH Center, Honfleur Gallery and Vivid Solutions - house these neighborly works through the end of September.

(August 2-29) WALLMOUNTABLES If you feel like flipping the equation, Adams Morgan's DCAC is offering a hands-on opportunity - YOU get to hang the art on the gallery's walls during the annual 1460 Wallmountables show. Grab your hammer and nails for this friendly competition, and see how you fare against other amateur artists through the end of August.

(August 2) THE EVENS For fun out-of-doors, Fort Reno has been rocking the District every summer for over forty years. These days the free family-friendly concerts bring indie rockers and their hard-core cohorts to the stage at Fort Reno Park in Tenleytown. Punk-duo The Evens kicks things off tonight, along with the inky band Cephalopods tonight at 7.

NPR

In An Earthquake, History Fuels One Writer's Anxiety

An earthquake in Napa Valley this week brought back old fears for author Gustavo Arellano. In his anxiety he's revisiting the book A Crack in the Edge of the World.
NPR

Real Vanilla Isn't Plain. It Depends On (Dare We Say It) Terroir

There's no such thing as plain vanilla — at least if you're talking about beans from the vanilla orchid. Whether it's from Tahiti or Madagascar, vanilla can be creamy, spicy or even floral.
NPR

Federal Judge Blocks Texas Restriction On Abortion Clinics

Requiring every center that performs abortions to meet all the standards of a surgical center is excessively restrictive, says the federal district court judge who blocked the state rule Friday.
NPR

Tech Week: Uber's Tricks, JPMorgan Hacked & A Desk Microwave

Also in this week's roundup, Amazon's $1 billion purchase surprises some tech watchers. But we're most excited about finding a way to avoid physical exertion at lunch.

Leave a Comment

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