Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Jan. 7, 2013 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Filed Under:

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Jan. 7, 2013

Play associated audio
The pen and ink piece "Emergence" by Stephanie Williams is one of the 17 works of art currently on display at Target Gallery's Between the Lines: Contemporary Drawing Now exhibit.
Art by Stephanie Williams (photo provided by Target Gallery)
The pen and ink piece "Emergence" by Stephanie Williams is one of the 17 works of art currently on display at Target Gallery's Between the Lines: Contemporary Drawing Now exhibit.

Jan. 7-27: Between the Lines: Contemporary Drawing Now

The Torpedo Factory Art Center's Target Gallery just opened its latest exhibit, Between the Lines: Contemporary Drawing Now, which highlights current trends in drawing through a 17-piece all-media collection. Juror Linn Meyers selected the artwork by nine artists, including five locals, and will host a discussion with the artists this Thursday at 7 p.m. You can check out the exhibition through the 27th.

Jan. 7- Feb. 15: Number the Days

Can you draw a map of your memories? Local artist Lori Anne Boocks attempts to do just that in her latest collection of paintings, Number the Days, which will be up at the River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation through February 15th. Numbers and words serve as the subject matter as Boocks uses paint to explore human emotions and relationships.

Jan. 8-14: National Symphony Orchestra in Your Neighborhood 2013

Tomorrow night you can head to The Howard Theatre for the National Symphony Orchestra in Your Neighborhood kick-off event. The show starts at 7:30 p.m., and while tickets are free, registration is required.

Music: "Between The Lines" by Atmosphere from Atmospheric Instrumentals

NPR

HBO And 'Game Of Thrones' Haul In The Most Emmy Nominations

HBO got 99 nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards, the most of any network. HBO's Game of Thrones got 19 nominations, one ahead of FX's miniseries Fargo.
NPR

From McDonald's To Organic Valley, You're Probably Eating Wood Pulp

Many processed foods contain cellulose, which is plant fiber that is commonly extracted from wood. It's used to add texture, prevent caking and boost fiber. And it's been around for ages.
WAMU 88.5

Virginia Democrats And Republicans Fight Over Investigating Senator's Resignation

Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
NPR

Hackers In China Reportedly Targeted U.S. Federal Workers

According to a report in The New York Times, hackers accessed U.S. government databases in March and apparently targeted files on employees who have applied for top-secret security clearances.

Leave a Comment

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