'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Feb. 14 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Feb. 14

Play associated audio
The Princess Bride pays Arlington a visit tonight.
Twentieth Century Fox
The Princess Bride pays Arlington a visit tonight.

(Feb. 14-29) Love in Art
Happy Valentine’s Day! If you want to get intimate with a few masterpieces the National Gallery of Art has Love in Art this afternoon. The lecture reveals the romantic stories that inspired romantic works.

(Feb. 14) Feets of Love
For some Valentine’s jams Washington’s own The Sweater Set performs songs of love and love lost tonight at The Dunes Gallery in Northwest Washington. If the music’s not enough there will be a mime that tells a love story using only her feet.

(Feb. 14) Anybody want a peanut?
For a little romance on the big screen the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse screens The Princess Bride tonight. You can join a princess, a Spanish fencing master, a short Sicilian and André the Giant for some fairy tale love preceded by wine tasting and stand-up comedy.

Music: “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away” by Bill Frisell

NPR

Comedian Andrea Martin: 'I Don't Think Age Has Anything To Do With It'

Now in her late 60s, Martin says she's still "excited and enthusiastic" about her work and doesn't have any intention of retiring. She published a memoir in September called Lady Parts.
NPR

Nutmeg Spice Has A Secret Story That Isn't So Nice

Nutmeg is a feel-good holiday spice. But it once caused serious bloodshed and may have even been a reason the Dutch were willing to part with Manhattan in the 1600s.
WAMU 88.5

Special Prosecutors Should Handle Civilian Shootings By Police, Holmes Norton Says

Norton says mayors and governors could stem anger over civilian shootings by police by appointing special prosecutors to handle them.
NPR

Facebook Finds That Not All Users Want To Review Their Year

The social media giant's "Year in Review" app has upset some who prefer to forget 2014's unpleasant memories.

Leave a Comment

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