Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Dec. 6 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Dec. 6

Play associated audio
In "Christmas in Cape Breton" Nova Scotia native Natalie MacMaster will perform Christmas carols, Celtic melodies, and her own tunes.
Columbia Artists Management Inc.
In "Christmas in Cape Breton" Nova Scotia native Natalie MacMaster will perform Christmas carols, Celtic melodies, and her own tunes.

Dec. 6-Feb. 28: DJs in the Garden: Spin, Cut & Groove
Tonight you can put on your dancing skates as you spin, twirl, and glide around the National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden Ice Rink. This evening is the first installment of the ice rink's DJs in the Garden: Spin, Cut & Groove series, which will take place every Thursday from 6-9 p.m. now through February.

Dec. 6: Brass of the Potomac Christmas concert
Brass of the Potomac is playing a Christmas concert at Spencerville Adventist Academy tonight at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the school's band program.

Dec. 6-7: "Christmas in Cape Breton"
You can enjoy the holidays Celtic-style as Grammy-nominated fiddler Natalie MacMaster performs "Christmas in Cape Breton." She'll be fiddling and step-dancing her way across The Music Center at Strathmore tonight, and the Hylton Performing Arts Center tomorrow night. Both shows start at 8 p.m.

Dec. 8: Encore Stage & Studio Hosts Local Youth Orchestra
This Saturday you can support youth in the arts at Theatre On The Run as Encore Stage & Studio presents Prelude: The Arlington Youth Orchestral Program at 7:30 p.m. The middle and high school-age string musicians will perform a mixed repertory of chamber music.

Music: "Let's Groove (Instrumental)" by CDB

NPR

Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
NPR

Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
NPR

A Long Way From Wax Cylinders, Library Of Congress Slowly Joins The Digital Age

Through the library's website, you listen to the recording of a former slave and millions of other items. But critics say the library needs to move more aggressively to adjust to the digital age.
NPR

A Startup Scene That's Not So Hot: Japan's Entrepreneur Shortage

A risk-averse culture is making it a tough road for fresh ideas and fledgling Japanese startups. But venture backers are starting to see some signs of hope that new tech firms will take off.

Leave a Comment

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