Art Beat With Lauren Landau, February 28 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Filed Under:

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, February 28

Play associated audio
One-hundred percent of proceeds from MELODIME's new album will be donated to the band's charity organization, Now I Play Along Too, which provides musical instruments and education for underprivileged children.
Photo courtesy of MELODIME
One-hundred percent of proceeds from MELODIME's new album will be donated to the band's charity organization, Now I Play Along Too, which provides musical instruments and education for underprivileged children.

Mar. 1-2: The Acting Company
The Tony Award-winning touring classical theater troupe The Acting Company is coming to Northern Virginia this weekend to explore two sides of the same story. Tomorrow night at 8, the group will come to George Mason University’s Center for the Arts in Fairfax to perform Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, an absurdist comedy that focuses on two minor characters in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The company will then perform Hamlet at 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas.

Mar. 1: MELODIME + Courrier + Pretty Gritty
The D.C.-based Southern-influenced alt-rock band MELODIME is playing a show at Jammin Java in Vienna tomorrow night at 10 featuring music from its latest album, Where the Sinners & the Saints Collide. Alt-rock band Courrier and alt-country duo Pretty Gritty will also perform.

Music: “Turn Me On” by Vitamin String Quartet

NPR

As Summer Winds Down, Wistful Dreams Of A 'Lost Estate'

The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
NPR

A Food Crisis Follows Africa's Ebola Crisis

Food shortages are emerging in the wake of West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Market shelves are bare and fields are neglected because traders can't move and social gatherings are discouraged.
WAMU 88.5

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Former Gov Defends Relationship With Jonnie Williams

On the stand today, the former Virginia governor defended his relationship with the businessman at the heart of the trial, saying it was appropriate.
NPR

Coming Soon To A Pole Near You: A Bike That Locks Itself

Cyclists may soon have a convenient way to discourage bike thieves, thanks to new designs that use parts of the bikes themselves as locks.

Leave a Comment

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