This Week On Metro Connection: Traditions | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

This Week On Metro Connection: Traditions

Play associated audio
http://www.flickr.com/photos/daquellamanera/108228274/

It's time for our annual "Traditions" show! This year, we'll meet local residents who are blending very different traditions and keeping old rituals alive. We'll check out the D.C. public schools'overhaul of traditional methods of teaching math. And we'll check out an elaborate, high-wattage holiday lights display that's become a must-visit destination for many Washington families.


[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks]

WAMU 88.5

Which Peruvian Artists To See At The Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Susana Baca,. Los Wembler’s de Iquitos and more suggestions from WAMU 88.5's Bandwidth.fm music site.
NPR

Obama Weighs In: No Peas In Guacamole

The online debate began after The New York Times published a guacamole recipe that includes fresh peas.
NPR

BP To Pay $18.7 Billion To Settle Gulf Coast Oil Spill Claims

The agreement with the U.S. government, five Gulf Coast states and more than 400 local governments comes five years after the Deepwater Horizon spill.
NPR

Somebody Is Cutting Internet Cables In California

There have been at least 11 attacks in the San Francisco Bay Area in the past year, according to the FBI. The most recent occurred Tuesday and disrupted service as far north as Seattle.

Leave a Comment

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