Art Beat With Lauren Landau, August 15 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Filed Under:

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, August 15


Artists paint before a live audience during last year's Face Off event at Principle Gallery.
Photo by Suzanne Lago Arthur
Artists paint before a live audience during last year's Face Off event at Principle Gallery.

Aug. 16: Face Off
The Principle Gallery in Old Town Alexandria hosts Face Off tomorrow, starting at 6 p.m. The live painting demonstration will feature gallery artists Rachel Constantine, Cindy Procious, Terry Strickland and Mia Bergeron, who will each create work based on the same subject before an audience. Admittance to the second annual event is free, and this year’s subject will be live human form.

Aug. 16-Sept. 22: Miss Saigon
The heat is on in Arlington tomorrow, when Miss Saigon opens at Signature Theatre. Directed by Eric Schaeffer, the musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg, Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby Jr. tells the story of an American GI who falls in love with a Vietnamese bar girl during the throes of the Vietnam War, only to be torn apart and reunited years later. This modern adaptation of Giacomo Puccini’s Madame Butterfly will be on stage through September 22.

Music: “Peace Frog [Instrumental]” by The Doors

NPR

There's Never A Dull Moment On This Trans-Siberian Adventure

Steve Inskeep talks with Morning Edition's own David Greene about his new book Midnight in Siberia, a chronicle of his trip — in third class — across Russia aboard the Trans-Siberian Express.
NPR

Chef Ottolenghi Makes The Case For 'Plenty More' Vegetables

Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi talks with Rachel Martin about the difference between supermarket hummus and Middle Eastern hummus and why he doesn't like to call his cookbooks "vegetarian."
NPR

Turf Shifts In Culture Wars As Support For Gay Marriage Rises

Campaigning against gay marriage used to help Republicans win elections — but now GOP candidates in tight races are backing away from mentioning social issues on the stump.
NPR

One Feminist Critic's Battle With Gaming's Darker Side

This week, Anita Sarkeesian, known for her series critiquing the portrayal of women in video games, canceled a talk at Utah State University after the school received a threat of a mass shooting.

Leave a Comment

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