Arts & Culture | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Arts & Culture

RSS Feed
NPR

Lives Of Praise, Lives In Progress On 'The Sisterhood'

The Sisterhood is a new reality show about the lives and struggles of five Atlanta-area preachers' wives. The show has been likened to the Real Housewives franchise and has drawn criticism for its warts-and-all portrayal of the women. But they say they felt called by God to participate.
NPR

For Would-Be Sundancers, Kickstarter Can Fuel Films

Financing a movie can be tough — but more and more filmmakers are crowdsourcing their creative cash. Nearly 10 percent of the films at this year's Sundance Film Festival found backers through the online fundraiser Kickstarter.
WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Jan. 25

This weekend you can enjoy some homegrown music and beats from around the world.

NPR

Home Video Review: 'Buster Keaton: The Ultimate Collection'

Buster Keaton, the great genius of silent comedy, gets celebrated in a 14-disc box set that contains all of his classic silent comedies as well as a raft of shorts and extras.
NPR

Filmmaker Holds Up A Mirror In Interviews With Israel's 'Gatekeepers'

Dror Moreh's Oscar-nominated documentary, The Gatekeepers, is built around the confessions and ruminations of the six surviving heads of the Shin Bet — Israel's domestic security service.
NPR

Maxing Out The Mini Season For Maine Shrimp

Mainers say the shrimp have a sweet and delicate flavor. But there won't be many of them to go around this year. The fishing season is short, the allowable catch is small and the number of shrimp in the Gulf of Maine has been dwindling for a while now.
NPR

'Going Clear': A New Book Delves Into Scientology

Lawrence Wright's Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief looks at the world of the controversial church and the life of its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, who died in 1986.
WAMU 88.5

U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey (Rebroadcast)

Natasha Trethewey says there’s a poem out there for everyone. Her poetry explores the interplay of race and memory in her life and in American history. She joins Diane to discuss what she hopes to accomplish as the U.S. Poet Laureate.

WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Jan. 24

This week you can explore African roots, rhythms and influences.

Pages