Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, June 20 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, June 20

Play associated audio
Happy summer solstice! Feel free to celebrate with some art.
Sean Rameswaram
Happy summer solstice! Feel free to celebrate with some art.

(June 20) Have yourself a summer!
Happy summer solstice! If you forgot to plan a corresponding party, Hillyer Art Space in Northwest Washington has you covered. The gallery marks the longest day of the year with music, food, and drink, but it’s really an excuse to get you to check out its exhibition featuring more than 80 local and international artists.

(June 20) African Washingtonians
Today’s also World Refugee Day. Arlington’s Ethiopian Community Development Council marks the occasion with a photo exhibit of African refugees in the DC area. African Journeys highlights a selection of extraordinary stories about the region’s resettled refugees tonight at Ethiopic Restaurant in Northeast Washington.

(June 20) Peacedrobe
Jackie Flanagan left a corporate career to pursue her passion for fashion, and she’ll talk shop this evening at the American Art Museum. The owner of Northwest Washington’s Nana discusses her love for finely crafted vintage goods and her desire to create ethically made clothing.

Music: “Sunshine” by David Guetta & Avicii

NPR

How'd A Cartoonist Sell His First Drawing? It Only Took 610 Tries

Tom Toro was a directionless 20-something film school dropout. Then, after an inspired moment at a used book sale, he started submitting drawings to The New Yorker ... and collecting rejection slips.
NPR

Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?

A handful of chefs and food companies are experimenting with fish-like alternatives to seafood. But the market is still a few steps behind plant-based products for meat and dairy.
NPR

Will We See Veto Battles On Capitol Hill?

With President Obama promising to vetoes, what are the possibilities of a few veto overrides during the next two years? NPR's Arun Rath puts that questions to the National Journal's Fawn Johnson.
NPR

3 Voices, 1 Threat: Personal Stories Of Cyberhacking

In President Obama's State of the Union address, he gave fresh emphasis to a problem that has been in the headlines: cybersecurity. Here are three people who have experienced security breaches.

Leave a Comment

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