Ask Tom Boswell Anything: He’s Got All the Sports Answers
Washington Post columnist Thomas Boswell has all the answers when it comes to Washington-area sports. Pose your questions in a lively session in which he gets an assist from veteran sportscaster and attorney Phil Hochberg.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 6:45 PM
Mario Batali on Regional American Cooking
Mario Batali, best known for Italian cuisine, headed into new territory to prepare his latest cookbook: all corners of America. In a conversation with Joe Yonan, food and dining editor of the Washington Post, he discusses what the dishes served at state fairs, church socials, BBQ joints, and family dinners reveal about our food culture and traditions.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Connie Britton: Actress as Advocate
She’s created attention-getting characters on “Friday Night Lights” and “Nashville,” but Connie Britton plays an equally notable role as goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme. In a conversation with NPR’s Linda Holmes, she discusses her television experiences and her work as an advocate for poverty eradication and women’s empowerment.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 6:45 PM
A Red-Carpet Night with Oscar
Build up some buzz for awards night by joining film writer Noah Gittell for an evening that focuses on all things Oscar. The movie-inspired fun includes history and trivia, a predictions contest, and a chance to join some screen legends (the Madame Tussauds versions, that is) for photos on the red carpet.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:45 PM
John Feinstein: Basketball Legends, March Madness, and More
The writer shares stories from his newest book (on college basketball’s fiercest rivalry among three North Carolina coaches), previews March Madness, and talks with announcer Phil Hochberg about the sports world he knows so well.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 6:45 PM
Are the Cards Collapsing?: A “House of Cards” Season 5 Preview
Stef Woods, who explores the intersection of television, politics, and ethics in a course at American University, finds plenty of juicy material in “House of Cards.” Get ready for the newest season as she examines what might be in the cards for the power-hungry Underwoods.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:45 PM
Diane Rehm: In Conversation
Veteran broadcaster Diane Rehm, who has spent 37 years at the helm of her celebrated WAMU show, has been called “the class act of the radio talk world.” Listen in as she joins NPR’s Tom Gjelten  for a sure-to-be-fascinating interview, and learn a bit more about the person behind the voice.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 6:45 PM
The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
Music specialist Robert Wyatt raises the curtain on a lively evening that examines and celebrates Andrew Lloyd Webber’s mix of showmanship and superb craft, filled with clips and recordings that cover the full range of his career from his earliest hits to his most recent works.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:45 PM