Daily Archives: August 8, 2022

Capital Radio 8-8-22: Tunes 50 Years Back

Awash in nostalgia while preparing for a 50th high school reunion this weekend, the music of 1972 dominated the show — songs from the first half of the year mostly, and some of the previous year, reflecting the 1971-’72 school year. (Music from late ’72 changed significantly, or more probably, I did).  The first part […]

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Monday TV: New Leadership in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s 2018 general election — its first since the 30-year reign of Robert Mugabe, who resigned after a coup d’etat — is chronicled in Camilla Nielsson’s documentary “President,” making its debut on “POV” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings). “Darby and Joan” (Acorn TV, streaming) is a new mystery series from Australia starring Bryan Brown […]

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Other Things I’ve Written Lately

Here are some other things I’ve written recently: A story on the Robson Family collection of self-taught art for SmithsonianMagazine.com. A few things about Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward in conjunction with the documentary series “The Last Movie Stars,” for AARP.com. Looking at Sam Gilliam’s final series of paintings, which opened at the Hirshhorn shortly […]

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