WETA Arts

WETA Arts November 2022

Hosted by Felicia Curry. Learn about Bharatanatyam, an ancient South Indian dance form with Natyabhoomi School of Dance founder Deepti Mukund Navile; meet artist Chris Combs, whose art is derived from and inspired by technology; and hear from Thomas Luebke, Secretary of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, about the Commission’s role in advancing architecture befitting the nation’s capital.

WETA Arts November 2022

28m 32s

Hosted by Felicia Curry. Learn about Bharatanatyam, an ancient South Indian dance form with Natyabhoomi School of Dance founder Deepti Mukund Navile; meet artist Chris Combs, whose art is derived from and inspired by technology; and hear from Thomas Luebke, Secretary of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, about the Commission’s role in advancing architecture befitting the nation’s capital.

Thomas Luebke

U.S. Commission of Fine Arts

Learn more about the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts by visiting their website. Want to see the new Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial yourself? It’s located on Independence Avenue across from the Air and Space Museum. You can also follow the development of the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial and the National World War I Memorial online, and you can read more about the plans for the Smithsonian American Women’s Museum and the National Museum of the American Latino on their websites.  

Indian Classical Dance

Indian Classical Dance

You can learn more about this art form from the Indian Dance Educators Association. The organization lists 25 dance schools in the D.C. metro area. Those looking for instruction in Bharatanatyam can reach out to Deepti Mukund Navile and the Natyabhoomi Dance Company via their website.  

colorful artwork

Chris Combs

See Chris Combs’ work in person at the Fall Salon at the Torpedo Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia. The special exhibition runs from November 12th through December 11th. You can also see Combs’ work in his upcoming solo exhibition this spring at the Prince George’s Publick Playhouse. Go to Chris Combs’ website to see more of his technology art pieces online.  

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    Hosted by Felicia Curry. Learn about Bharatanatyam, an ancient South Indian dance form with Natyabhoomi School of Dance founder Deepti Mukund Navile; meet artist Chris Combs, whose art is derived from and inspired by technology; and hear from Thomas Luebke, Secretary of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, about the Commission’s role in advancing architecture befitting the nation’s capital.

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