Arts and Culture

Subscribe to Arts and Culture feed Arts and Culture
Art and entertainment commentary plus interviews, book reviews, movie reviews, music reviews, comedy, and visual art. Subscribe to podcasts and follow trends in music, painting, art, architecture, photography, and design.
Updated: 54 min 24 sec ago

Obama Throws Some Zingers At White House Correspondents Dinner

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 1:31am

Tthe annual "nerd ball" was a comedic schmooze-fest, where Washington's media stars get comfy with a mix of political bigwigs and Hollywood beautiful people to celebrate a year of journalism.

» E-Mail This

Drawing From The Experience Of 'Indolent But Relentless' Cancer

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 4:03pm

Cartoonist Matt Freedman chronicled 60 days of cancer treatment in illustrations and in writing. "I didn't think of it as a book or a journal to share," he says, "but simply as a kind of experience."

» E-Mail This

Actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Dies; Played Sleuths On TV Hits

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 10:54am

Efrem Zimbalist Jr.'s streak of success as a leading man on TV included parts of three decades. The star of 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I. died at home in California.

» E-Mail This

'24' Returns To Live Another Action-Packed Day

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 8:51am

Jack Bauer is back and fighting terrorism in Europe. Can he save the day again? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Kiefer Sutherland about bringing Bauer back for a new season of "24."

» E-Mail This

Poland's Tumultuous History Never Straightforward In 'Ida'

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 8:51am

Ida is the story of a young woman on the verge of taking her vows to be a nun when she learns her parents were murdered Jews. Pawel Pawlikowski's new film is unlike the director's other movies.

» E-Mail This

'The Noble Hustle': In Vegas And In Life, We Play The Cards We're Dealt

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 8:51am

Novelist Colson Whitehead is also a devoted poker player. And in 2011 Grantland gave him the assignment to write about the World Series of Poker — by playing in it.

» E-Mail This

Ralph Naders Seeks A United Front Against Corporate America

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 8:51am

Can political opposites attract? Ralph Nader's new book makes a case for the far left and right to come together. He tells NPR's Scott Simon there's common ground in opposing corporate America.

» E-Mail This

One NYC Indie Bookstore Survives By Being Small And Specialized

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 4:32am

As bookstores both large and small close across the country, Posman Books, a niche-focused, nimble bookseller, is about to open its fourth store in Manhattan.

» E-Mail This

Pages

©2014 WLRH PUBLIC RADIO

Address

WLRH Public Radio
UAH Campus
John Wright Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899

Get Directions

Phone

LOCAL:
(256) 895-9574

TOLL-FREE:
(800) 239-9574