Arts & Culture | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Arts & Culture

RSS Feed
NPR

The Oscars Are Coming, With 1 Big Hit And Few Close Contests

Linda Holmes and movie critic Bob Mondello sit down with Audie Cornish to talk about the upcoming Oscars.
NPR

In These Six 'Wild Tales,' Humans Morph Into Destructive Forces Of Nature

The Argentinean film co-produced by Pedro Almodovar is up for an Oscar for best foreign language film. It features a drunk teenager who runs over a woman and an angry bride at a glitzy Jewish wedding.
NPR

An American Dream, A Cuban Soul: Poet Richard Blanco Finds 'Home'

While immigration is a subject of some of the most intense political debates in this country, inaugural poet Richard Blanco says it also drives his art. He shares his journey of becoming an American.
NPR

As 'Hollywood Jobs' Turns 10, We Follow Up With The Folks In The Credits

NPR's Susan Stamberg has talked to everyone from focus pullers to foley artists. She finds that in the last 10 years, technology and out-of-state tax incentives have been Hollywood game-changers.
NPR

From Iran To Comedy Central: Maz Jobrani's Path To 'Middle Eastern Funny Man'

The Iranian-American comic came to the U.S. when he was 6 years old, just before Iran's 1979 revolution. His new memoir is I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One on TV.
NPR

Will The Next 'MacGyver' Be An Indian Woman?

Sharpen your Swiss Army knives and grab an extra roll of duct tape, because Mac may be coming back. The creators are looking to the fans to design the new show. And there's one big twist.
NPR

Argentine Oscar Nominee 'Wild Tales' Lives Up To Its Title

NPR movie critic Bob Mondello says the Argentine nominee for best foreign language film, Wild Tales, is an anthology of darkly comic stories that definitely lives up to its title.
NPR

For Host Larry Wilmore, A Year Of 'Extraordinary' Highs And 'Humbling' Lows

Wilmore is still fine-tuning The Nightly Show, which fills the late-night spot on Comedy Central vacated by Stephen Colbert. The show launched just as Wilmore's 20-year marriage was coming to an end.
NPR

As CBS' 'Two And A Half Men' Ends, Questions On How It Lasted So Long

CBS' Two and a Half Men ends a 12-season run tonight as TV's longest-running multicamera sitcom. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says some experts still struggle to explain the show's longtime success.
WAMU 88.5

Less Damage, Less Grime: Phase One Of Cathedral's Earthquake Repairs Is Over

Six flying buttresses have been shored up, ceilings have been repaired, and a lot has been cleaned, but there's more work to be done.

Pages