Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Dec. 12 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Dec. 12

Play associated audio
"Cuprous Aviary" is part of artist Alfredo Ratinoff's latest collection, his interpretation of the "arts on fire."
Watergate Gallery & Frame Design
"Cuprous Aviary" is part of artist Alfredo Ratinoff's latest collection, his interpretation of the "arts on fire."

Dec. 12 -Jan. 12: "Heroines, Angels, Muses"
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but that concept isn't exclusive to photos. In "Heroines, Angels, Muses: Twenty Years of Stories Spoken Through Images," Argentine-born artist Alfredo Ratinoff presents works in glass, clay, and enamels that depict both real stories from history and the tales we grow up hearing. The exhibition will be up at The Watergate Gallery through January 12.

Dec. 12: Appearance of Life
Tonight you can go to Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville for a staged reading of Appearance of Life by Jennifer Jones. When Margarita's 20-year-old daughter becomes one of the desparecidos of Argentina's Dirty War, she explores every avenue to find her. Tonight's event starts at 7 p.m.

Dec. 12: Waaxe's Law
For a story from the U.S. history books, you can head to the Newseum tonight for a free performance of Waaxe's Law by Cherokee playwright and attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle. The staged reading tells the story of Ponca Indian chief Standing Bear, who went all the way to federal court to protest the forced removal of his tribe from its native lands.

Music: "Main Theme From 'Missing'" by Vangelis

NPR

'Language Of Food' Reveals Mysteries Of Menu Words And Ketchup

Linguist Dan Jurafsky uncovers the fishy origins of ketchup and how it forces us to rethink global history. He also teaches us how to read a menu to figure out how much a restaurant may charge.
NPR

'Language Of Food' Reveals Mysteries Of Menu Words And Ketchup

Linguist Dan Jurafsky uncovers the fishy origins of ketchup and how it forces us to rethink global history. He also teaches us how to read a menu to figure out how much a restaurant may charge.
NPR

Obama To Announce Large Ramp Up Of Ebola Fight

The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.
NPR

Minecraft Purchase Gives Microsoft New Foothold

Microsoft announced on Monday that it will pay $2.5 billion for the Swedish software company Mojang AB, developer of the popular Minecraft franchise.

Leave a Comment

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