Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Jan. 14 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Filed Under:

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Jan. 14

Play associated audio
Patrick Brennan's Reasons for Tearing Down a Cathedral is one of the paintings featured in his solo exhibit at Heiner Contemporary. The artist has described his works as "visual handshakes."
Courtesy of Heiner Contemporary
Patrick Brennan's Reasons for Tearing Down a Cathedral is one of the paintings featured in his solo exhibit at Heiner Contemporary. The artist has described his works as "visual handshakes."

Jan. 14: Delilah

Many are familiar with the Biblical tale of Samson, who lost his incredible strength when he told his lover, Delilah, that the secret behind his abilities was his un-cut hair. But beyond the silver incentive that led to her betrayal, few tell the story from Delilah's point of view...until now. Tonight you can come to Atlas Performing Arts Center at 7:30 to see ArtsCentric's one-night-only staged reading of Delilah, a new musical about the woman whose trickery devastated a kingdom.

Jan. 14-Feb. 23: Rise and Shine: New Paintings by Patrick Brennan

Brooklyn-based painter Patrick Brennan has a new series up at Heiner Contemporary through February 23. Rise and Shine is an explosion of craft supplies and color, and features glitter, puffy paint, and geometric scraps of paper that come together in kaleidoscopic works that encourage the viewer to consider the process behind the finished product.

Music: "Hey There Delilah (Instrumental)" by Plain White T's

NPR

For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

Thanksgiving menus traditionally celebrate the bounty of late fall. In rural Alaska, that means walrus, moose, fermented fish heads and Eskimo ice cream — salmonberries mixed with Crisco.
NPR

The Native American Side Of The Thanksgiving Menu

The first Thanksgiving was something of a joint venture between pilgrims and Native Americans. Chef Richard Hetzler shares a menu that celebrates the first settlers and the country's first tribes.
NPR

EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone Levels

The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb and 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.
NPR

In Darren Wilson's Testimony, Familiar Themes About Black Men

Wilson's descriptions of Michael Brown reminded some people of negative depictions of African-Americans in history. Recent studies suggest these perceptions have deeper psychological roots.

Leave a Comment

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