Opera in the Outfield | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Opera in the Outfield

The Washington National Opera is headed to Nationals Park - via simulcast. For a sixth year, "Opera in the Outfield," will broadcast a live performance - this year, of Mozart's "The Magic Flute" - on the big screen at Washington’s ball park. Kojo talks with the opera’s artistic director about the free event and other efforts to make opera accessible to a wider and more diverse audience.

Opera In The Outfield

Catch a glimpse of last year's simulcast of "Don Giovani"

Never heard of "The Magic Flute?" Here's a trailer for WNO's upcoming series of performances

NPR

Lost — Then Found — Along The Border, Objects Become Art

A photographer's journey along the U.S.-Mexico border turned up dramatic images of lost possessions. Those found items were later made into instruments that sound just like that desolate landscape.
NPR

Need A New Sweet Potato Recipe For Your Thanksgiving Table? Try Gnocchi

Because some cooks like to mix it up for Thanksgiving, we offer a Found Recipe from our archives: Julia Della Croce's purple sweet potato gnocchi.
NPR

As Gay Marriages Rise, Now Comes The Case For Same-Sex Divorce

Many couples have traveled to states where gay marriage is recognized to get hitched. Those who do have a much harder time getting divorced once they get back home.
NPR

Car Ride Service Puts Gender In The Driver's Seat

Car share programs are extremely popular, but so are concerns for safety. NPR's Tess Vigeland talks to Stella Mateo, founder of SheRides, which allows passengers to choose the gender of their driver.

Leave a Comment

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