WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Filed Under:

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, June 11

Play associated audio
Studio with Black Vase (1938) is an oil painting that incorporates sand, one of the Georges Braque's methods of experimenting with surface texture.
Photo courtesy of The Kreeger Museum, Washington, D.C.
Studio with Black Vase (1938) is an oil painting that incorporates sand, one of the Georges Braque's methods of experimenting with surface texture.

Jun. 11-30: Company
Who needs romance when you’ve got friends? In the musical comedy Company Bobby is single and happy, until his 35th birthday rolls around. Surrounded by his closest friends, most of whom are married, the bachelor examines the strengths and weaknesses of their relationships. Will Bobby warm to the idea of matrimony or resign himself to a lifetime of casual sex and playing the third wheel? You can find out through June 30 at Signature Theatre in Arlington.

Jun. 11-Sept. 1: Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life 1928-1945
The Philips Collection presents an exhibit of work by French cubist painter Georges Braque through September 1. The exhibition showcases still lifes from an overlooked period in the artist’s career, spanning from 1928 to 1945. The 42 canvases highlight the artist’s experiments in color, scale and texture, and demonstrate how his personal style developed during the years leading up to and through World War II.

Music: “The Marriage Instrumental” by Cex

WAMU 88.5

What The African American History Museum Means to D.C.'s Black Community

This weekend, D.C. celebrated the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Kojo chats with the civil rights leader and longtime city council member who chaired the D.C. host committee.

NPR

They Dreamed Of Sheep (Farming): Peek Inside An Alabama Dairy

Greg Kelly wanted out of corporate America for a lifestyle better suited to raising a family. So he and his wife launched Alabama's only sheep dairy. "We feel like we're really living now," she says.
WAMU 88.5

Protecting Our Data In An Era Of Increasing State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

Yahoo says information from 500 million users was stolen by hackers. This comes amid growing concern over intrusions into U.S. election systems. In an era of increasing state-sponsored cyber threats, protecting our personal data and the integrity of U.S. voting.

WAMU 88.5

Putting The Patient At The Center Of Local Health Care

From "concierge" services to iPads connecting new parents with their babies in the nursery, Kojo explores some of the patient-centered ideas coming from health care innovation labs at local hospitals.

Leave a Comment

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