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

WAMU 88.5

Baltimore Artist Joyce J. Scott Pushes Local, Global Boundaries

The MacArthur Foundation named 67-year-old Baltimore artist Joyce J. Scott a 2016 Fellow -– an honor that comes with a $625,000 "genius grant" and international recognition.


A History Of Election Cake And Why Bakers Want To #MakeAmericaCakeAgain

Bakers Susannah Gebhart and Maia Surdam are reviving election cake: a boozy, dense fruitcake that was a way for women to participate in the democratic process before they had the right to vote.
WAMU 88.5

The State Of The Race

Early voting is underway in states across the country. Just over two weeks before the presidential election, a look at the latest polls, the electoral map and end-of-the-line strategies for both campaigns.

WAMU 88.5

Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies And Special Agents Who Are Revolutionizing The American Way Of War

After the 9/11 attacks, U.S. intelligence, military and law enforcement agencies were forced to work together in completely new ways. A veteran national security reporter on how America has tried to adapt to a new era of warfare.

Leave a Comment

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