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: 1 hour 4 min ago

Not My Job: Gov. Deval Patrick Gets Quizzed On Burning Man

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 8:33pm

The governor of the commonwealth of Massachusetts will answer three questions about the annual art festival taking place in the desert of northern Nevada.

» E-Mail This

In An Earthquake, History Fuels One Writer's Anxiety

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:12pm

An earthquake in Napa Valley this week brought back old fears for author Gustavo Arellano. In his anxiety he's revisiting the book, A Crack in the Edge of the World.

» E-Mail This

New Biopic Returns A Beloved Mexican Icon To The Big Screen

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:07pm

The beloved Mexican actor known as Cantinflas is often referred to as the Latin Charlie Chaplin. His humor tweaked the rich and powerful. His speech was goofy and intelligent at the same time, and he made some 50 movies between 1936 and 1981. And now, a new film addresses the actor's life.

» E-Mail This

Cantinflas, With His Puns And Satire, Is Back (And Still Relevant)

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:07pm

Mexican actor Mario Moreno, known as Cantinflas, made dozens of films between the 1930s and 1980s. A biopic about the comic, whose humor tweaked the rich and powerful, opens in the U.S. this weekend.

» E-Mail This

Florida-Grown Fiction: Hiaasen Satirizes The Sunshine State

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:14pm

Novelist and Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen writes with passion about the state he loves. His book, Bad Monkey, is an offbeat murder mystery set in Key West. Originally broadcast June 13, 2013.

» E-Mail This

John Waters Hitchhikes Across America, And Lives To Write About It

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:14pm

The 68-year-old film director hitchhiked from Baltimore to San Francisco for his book Carsick. He says hitchhiking is "the worst beauty regimen ever." Originally broadcast June 10.

» E-Mail This

Not Quite Bond, Pierce Brosnan Is Back In Action In 'The November Man'

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:45am

Pierce Brosnan has left James Bond behind, but he struggles for his footing in an action thriller he himself fought hard to bring to the screen.

» E-Mail This




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

Get Directions


(256) 895-9574

(800) 239-9574