Art Beat With Lauren Landau, June 14 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Filed Under:

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, June 14

Play associated audio

In Anything Goes, a loud-mouthed showgirl and a novice broker embark on a maritime journey to true love.
Photo by Joan Marcus
In Anything Goes, a loud-mouthed showgirl and a novice broker embark on a maritime journey to true love.

Jun. 14-Jul. 7: Anything Goes
The Kennedy Center presents Roundabout Theatre Company’s Anything Goes, a new Broadway revival of Cole Porter’s 1934 musical comedy. When lovers, liars and booze-swigging socialites set sail on a trans-atlantic cruise, they break out of their shells and into song. Featuring classic hits such as “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “It’s De-Lovely” and “You’re the Top,” this 2011 Tony Award-winner is on stage through July 7.

Jun. 15: Reel Water Film Festival
You can head to Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club tomorrow for the second annual Reel Water Film Festival, a non-profit event that aims to educate people about local and global water issues. At 2 p.m., the festival will screen more than 50 short films on topics ranging from wild weather to the accessibility of clean water. Then at 7:15 p.m. you can see the event’s feature film, Chasing Ice, an award-winning documentary that shows the rapid disintegration of the world’s glaciers.

Music: “Entr’ Acte” by Cole Porter

NPR

Nostalgic For Noir? Feiffer's 'Kill My Mother' Is A Toxic Treat

In his first graphic novel, Jules Feiffer, 85, has returned to the seedy comic strips, hard boiled novels and B movies of his youth. Maureen Corrigan says it's "a mulligan stew of murder and desire."
NPR

California Drought Has Wild Salmon Competing With Almonds For Water

Thousands of Chinook salmon are struggling to survive in the Klamath River, where waters are running dangerously low and warm. Cold reservoir water is instead going to farms in the Central Valley.
WAMU 88.5

McDonnell To Take Stand Again Today In Corruption Trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will take the stand Thursday for the second day, as defense attorneys seek to emphasize how the Republican's relationship with Jonnie Williams did not involve extending special treatment.

NPR

Islamic State Uses Online Strategies To Get Its Message Out

Experts say the videotaped killing of journalist James Foley is part of a broader propaganda strategy by Islamist militants. The group, the Islamic State, has become a master of the video medium.

Leave a Comment

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