Arts & Culture | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Arts & Culture

RSS Feed
NPR

Book News: LBJ And Lady Bird Johnson's Love Letters Go Public

Also: The Knight Foundation apologizes; more bad news for Barnes & Noble; and discontinued candy heart slogans.
NPR

When It Comes To Fashion, Shouldn't There Be An App For That?

In fashion's first hackathon, developers had just 24 hours to build an app for the industry — the finalists will be presented on the runway at New York's Fashion Week. "Right now the industry could really use some innovation," says Decoded Fashion founder Liz Bacelar.
NPR

An Affair to Remember in Pre-Independence India

It began like a typical Bollywood story. Boy meets girl in pre-Independence India. They fall in love. Her family says no way. So one night, she escapes. NPR commentator Sandip Roy recounts how his great-aunt jumped off a moving train for love, and went on to have a happy 60-year-long marriage.
WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Feb. 14

Valentine's Day slip your mind? Art Beat has a few ideas that promise to be more fun than spending the night in the dog house.

NPR

Playing The Big Room: An Oscars Joke-Writer Reflects

After the teary acceptance speeches, the most quotable moments from any Oscars telecast are the jokes. Comedy writer Dave Boone, a regular joke writer for Hollywood's biggest night, offers his tips on how to make 'em laugh in Movieland and beyond.
NPR

'Dead Sea Scrolls' Live On In Debate And Discovery

In a new book, The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Biography, religious scholar and author John J. Collins tells the history of the scrolls and the controversies they have prompted, and explores the questions they ask and answer about Judeo-Christian history.
NPR

Rubio's Water Bottle And The Authenticity Craving

Sen. Marco Rubio had a tough moment Tuesday night when dry mouth intruded on his response to the State of the Union. But in all honesty, the unplanned nature of any little mistake has a certain appeal.

Pages