Art Beat With Lauren Landau, June 27 | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, June 27

Play associated audio
Albert Paley, Oasis, 1994. Steel, mahogany, and stainless steel. 54" × 109.5" × 19.5".
Image courtesy of Paley Studios
Albert Paley, Oasis, 1994. Steel, mahogany, and stainless steel. 54" × 109.5" × 19.5".

June 28 to Sept. 28: "American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley"

Distinguished metalsmith Albert Paley has been turning iron, steel and bronze into art for 50 years. Some of his large-scale, outdoor sculptural pieces, which he calls “architectural jewelry,” can be seen at locations throughout D.C., and this summer you can see more examples of his work at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. "American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley" opens tomorrow, when admission to the museum will be free thanks to its Free Summer Saturdays promotion.

June 28: The Lamont Street Collective Summer Bash

If you enjoy live music, art and craft beer you can swing by Lamont Street Collective, a community space in Northwest, tomorrow night at 8 p.m. for The Lamont Street Collective Summer Bash. D.C. indie-rock band Grogan Social Scene will play songs from its new album, Conceptual Arrangement, and indie-blues band Peyote Pilgrim will also perform. Local artist LA Johnson will exhibit works of art inspired by the headlining band's music.

Music: “Moondance (Instrumental)” by Nightwish

NPR

'Passages' Author Reflects On Her Own Life Journey

Gail Sheehy is famous for her in-depth profiles of influential people, as well as her 1976 book on common adult life crises. Now she turns her eye inward, in her new memoir Daring: My Passages.
NPR

Syrup Induces Pumpkin-Spiced Fever Dreams

Hugh Merwin, an editor at Grub Street, bought a 63-ounce jug of pumpkin spice syrup and put it in just about everything he ate for four days. As he tells NPR's Scott Simon, it did not go well.
NPR

Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Go To The Border To Court Voters

Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.
NPR

In San Diego, A Bootcamp For Data Junkies

Natasha Balac runs a two-day boot camp out of the San Diego Supercomputer Center for people from all types of industries to learn the tools and algorithms to help them analyze data and spot patterns in their work.

Leave a Comment

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