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

WAMU 88.5

Auction Of Artifacts In Paris Stirs Protest At American Indian Museum In D.C.

"It's almost like seeing one of our own tribal members being auctioned off," says a member of California's Hoopa tribe who denounced the auction during an event at the National Museum of the American Indian.

WAMU 88.5

D.C.'s Public Schools Select New Lunch Providers

D.C. Public Schools is abandoning longtime school food provider Chartwells in the wake of allegations of poor food quality and fraud and moving forward with new vendors for 2016. But, questions remain about the selection process and future oversight.

WAMU 88.5

Creating A D.C. State Constitution

We explore the historic process of crafting a constitution for D.C. statehood nearly three decades after the last attempt, and find out how drafters are preparing for the June constitutional convention.

NPR

Watchdog: Hillary Clinton Violated State Dept. Policies By Using Private Email

A report issued by the department's inspector general found that previous secretaries of state also failed to comply with record-keeping and security policies.

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