WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Feb. 8

Play associated audio
Jimmy Miracle's solo show at Flashpoint Gallery features photographs of installations that the artist painstakingly assembled on a beach using materials that he found there.
CulturalDC
Jimmy Miracle's solo show at Flashpoint Gallery features photographs of installations that the artist painstakingly assembled on a beach using materials that he found there.

Feb. 8-Mar. 9: Wearing Ethereal
Starting today you can check out a new series of photographs and sculptures by local artist Jimmy Miracle. Wearing Ethereal will be up through March 9 at CulturalDC's Flashpoint Gallery. The exhibit features a dozen photos of installations that the artist crafted on a beach using discarded materials, such as bottle caps, plastic cutlery, and feathers.  There will be an opening reception tonight from 6 to 8 p.m.

Feb. 8-9: Mark Morris Dance Group
At 8 p.m. tonight and tomorrow you can see the Mark Morris Dance Group on stage at George Mason University's Center for the Arts. The performances mark the D.C.-area premieres of three pieces of choreography: "The Office," "Socrates" and "Festival Dance." And if you arrive 45 minutes early, ticket holders can attend a free pre-performance discussion.

Music: "The Emperor of Wyoming (Instrumental)" by Neil Young 

WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 24

You can see a creative dance group perform a physical ode to the natural world or check out an indie-soul singer who uses music to pay tribute to her roots.
NPR

Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro's 'Dream' Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

On the first leg of his Asian tour, the president stopped by the iconic sushi restaurant. David Gelb, who directed a documentary about the restaurant, says eating there is amazing and nerve-wracking.
WAMU 88.5

Environmentalists Turn To Campaign Finance Reform To Advance Cause

Frustrated by the lobbying power of oil and gas companies, environmenalists are joining the call for campaign finance reform in Washington.

NPR

FCC Set To Change Net Neutrality Rules

On Thursday, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission will propose new rules for how broadband providers should treat the Internet traffic flowing through their networks.

Leave a Comment

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