Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 9 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 9

Play associated audio
"You're Welcome (Milkmaid)" is a work in charcoal, encaustic and mixed media that inspired artist Marcie Wolf-Hubbard's husband David to write a song entitled "Summer's Love". You can hear an instrumental version of the song in the background of today's Art Beat.
Marcie Wolf-Hubbard
"You're Welcome (Milkmaid)" is a work in charcoal, encaustic and mixed media that inspired artist Marcie Wolf-Hubbard's husband David to write a song entitled "Summer's Love". You can hear an instrumental version of the song in the background of today's Art Beat.

Jul. 9-31: For Mature Audiences Only
Local artist Marcie Wolf-Hubbard has a new exhibit on view at 49 West Coffeehouse Wine Bar & Gallery in Annapolis. Colorful backgrounds make marble-like white and gray figures stand out in For Mature Audiences: Figurative Paintings in Encaustic & Mixed Media. The artist says her work is "an appreciation of the life, personality, spirit and beauty of humanity." You can check it out through July 31.

Jul. 9-Aug. 4: America All Better!!
The past few years, things were looking pretty bleak for the US of A, but now the country is all better...sort of. Improvisational sketch comedy group The Second City returns to Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company to unite D.C. and Chicago-based actors in America All Better!! The show explores the ironies and idiosyncrasies of American society and politics, and runs through August 4.

Music: "Summer's Love (Instrumental)" by David Hubbard

NPR

Curb Your Appetite: Save Bread For The End Of The Meal

A hot bread basket is a tasty way to start off dinner. But all those carbs before the main fare can amp up appetite and spike blood sugar. Saving the carbs for the end of the meal can help avert that.
NPR

Why You Should Thank A Caterpillar For Your Mustard And Wasabi

Eons ago, cabbage butterfly larvae and the plants they eat began an evolutionary arms race. The result: "mustard oil bombs" that give the plants, and condiments we make from them, distinctive flavors.
WAMU 88.5

Troubles In Puerto Rico And Greece And What They Mean For Other Economies

Puerto Rico's governor says the U.S. territory cannot pay its billions in debt. Like Greece, it faces a long road to stability. We look at the fundamental economic problems in Puerto Rico and Greece, and how they could affect economies in the U.S. and worldwide.

WAMU 88.5

Pop Culture Trends in Video Gaming

More women on screen and more exploration are among the trends in video gaming this year. Tech Tuesday explores how pop culture and new technology are changing the gaming experience.

Leave a Comment

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