WAMU 88.5 : News

'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Play associated audio

(Feb. 23-March 31) GET HITCHED During his six decades, Alfred Hitchcock made over 50 films, so programming a career retrospective is something of an undertaking. Silver Spring's AFI Silver breaks the pioneer's work into three parts this year, beginning with his early British films. "The Man Who Knew Too Much" screens Wednesday night and the series continues through the end of March.

(Feb. 24-March 12) ANARCHY IN THE UK For more stories about the UK in Silver Spring, there's "One Flea Spare" playing Thursday through March 12 at Round House Theatre. Quite possibly the only Black Plague comedy you'll come across, Naomi Wallace's bawdy play tests the limits of compassion in a story of sex, class and disease in 17th century London.

(Feb. 22) PRIVATE ARTS Opinions about sex and nudity in art galleries inspired "Censored 2011" on display now at artdc Gallery in Hyattsville. Artists exhibit revealing figure work, but the private parts are covered by Post-it Notes that viewers are invited to remove and reposition.

Music: "Gimme Some More (Instrumental)" by Busta Rhymes

WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 6, 2015

A play springs forth from an iconic photo, and a photography exhibit transports visitors back to the Civil War.


Budapest Foodies Hope Cuisine Can Help Heal Anti-Migrant Prejudice

Forget the goulash. Budapest's restaurants have been featuring refugee cuisine — think Syrian sweets, Afghan pies and Eritrean flatbread. It's a festival to foster understanding through food.
WAMU 88.5

Are D.C. Charter Schools Funded Fairly?

A debate about education funding digs up a decades-old fight for D.C. home rule.

WAMU 88.5

Computer Guys And Gal: Taking Selfies To New Heights And More

Mobile ad blocking comes to iPhones, updated Android comes to new Nexus phones, and "dronies" -- video selfies shot by a GoPro on a drone -- come to Instagram. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

Leave a Comment

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