Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, May 21, 2012 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, May 21, 2012

Play associated audio
 
You can ride the entire wave of one day in a few minutes at the Phillips Collection in Northwest. 
 
Courtesy of Sandra Cinto
  You can ride the entire wave of one day in a few minutes at the Phillips Collection in Northwest.   

(May 21-Dec. 30) One Day, After the Rain

The movements of one day are traced in Brazilian artist Sandra Cinto’s One Day, After the Rain, showing at the Phillips Collection café in Northwest Washington until the end of the year. The massive ink and acrylic drawing takes the viewer from sunrise to nightfall through dreamlike landscapes.

(May 21-June 14) A little bit of everything

Somewhere between the worlds of sculpture, opera, and marionettes is Character Studies, showing at Northwest’s Watergate Gallery through the middle of June. Visual artist and veteran wigmaker Dennis Bergevin exercises his freedom to fashion ceramic sculptures of his favorite opera characters in disguise as marionettes.

(May 23-June 24) Getting silly with Servant

The Shakespeare Theatre Company takes on its favorite Carlo Goldoni production this season. A minion faces mayhem when he bites off more than he can chew in The Servant of Two Masters. The play promises music, dance, and lots of laughter through late June.

Music: “Wen Uuu” by Shlohmo

NPR

Marvel's New Hero Wants To Save The World — And The Citrus Industry

Captain Citrus was sponsored by Florida's orange growers, whose profits are being hurt by disease and declining consumer demand for orange juice. They hope the comic character will boost sales.
NPR

Syrup Induces Pumpkin-Spiced Fever Dreams

Hugh Merwin, an editor at Grub Street, bought a 63-ounce jug of pumpkin spice syrup and put it in just about everything he ate for four days. As he tells NPR's Scott Simon, it did not go well.
NPR

Man Caught At White House Is An Army Veteran

Omar J. Gonzales, the 42-year-old man who the Secret Service says ran onto the White House grounds and entered a door Friday night, is an Army veteran who served in Iraq.
NPR

Drivers, Passengers Say Uber App Doesn't Always Yield Best Routes

People love Uber, but they often complain the Uber app's built-in navigation doesn't give its drivers the best directions. The company says the app helps drivers and passengers travel efficiently.

Leave a Comment

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