Art Beat With Lauren Landau, September 24 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Filed Under:

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, September 24

Stop Kiss follows two women, Sara and Callie, who meet in New York and become fast friends. But after developing feelings for one another, the pair share a first kiss that results in some serious drama.
Photo courtesy of Peter's Alley Theatre Productions
Stop Kiss follows two women, Sara and Callie, who meet in New York and become fast friends. But after developing feelings for one another, the pair share a first kiss that results in some serious drama.

Sept. 24-29: Stop Kiss
First kisses can by amazing, unforgettable, and downright embarrassing. But in, Stop Kiss by American playwright Diana Son, a preliminary peck between two friends triggers a violent attack that changes their lives forever. This show by Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions will be on stage through Sunday at Theatre on the Run in Arlington.

Sept. 24-25: The Václav Havel Project: Antiwords and The Unveiling
Tonight and tomorrow you can celebrate the life and work of playwright and politician Václav Havel. As part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival, Alliance for New Music-Theatre presents a double bill of Unveiling and Antiwords, which is set in a brewery and follows an argument between a worker and his manager. The Unveiling centers on a rich couple and their dissident playwright friend, who comes to visit only to realize how far he and his pals have grown apart. You can see The Václav Havel Project at 8 p.m. at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Northeast.

Music: “Suck My Kiss” by The String Quartet

NPR

Influential Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies At 75

Mary Ellen Mark's work appeared in such publications as Life and Vanity Fair. Her photo essay on runaway children in Seattle became the basis of Streetwise, an Academy Award-nominated film.
NPR

How Dorothea Lange Taught Us To See Hunger And Humanity

Perhaps no one did more to show us the human toll of the Great Depression than Lange, who was born on this day in 1895. Her photos of farm workers and others have become iconic of the era.
NPR

Sen. Sanders Launches Longshot Presidential Campaign In Vermont

Sen. Bernie Sanders kicked off his campaign in Burlington. He lags behind Hillary Clinton in the polls, but his supporters say this is the guy who comes from behind and surprises you.
NPR

How Will The Next President Protect Our Digital Lives?

For the first time in a White House race, the candidates will need a game plan for cyber policy for Day 1 in the Oval Office and will have some tough choices to make.

Leave a Comment

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