Allison Keyes http://wrti.org en How Do You Wring Sound From Sculpture? It Takes A 'Quiet Pride' http://wrti.org/post/how-do-you-wring-sound-sculpture-it-takes-quiet-pride Bassist and composer Rufus Reid has been playing jazz for half a century. He's worked with just about everyone, from saxophonists <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15404324/dexter-gordon" target="_blank">Dexter Gordon</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15401862/stan-getz" target="_blank">Stan Getz</a> to singer <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15396973/nancy-wilson" target="_blank">Nancy Wilson</a> and trumpeter <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15368367/dizzy-gillespie" target="_blank">Dizzy Gillespie</a>. Sun, 18 May 2014 09:29:00 +0000 Allison Keyes 7310 at http://wrti.org How Do You Wring Sound From Sculpture? It Takes A 'Quiet Pride' How To Properly Dispose Of Sacred Texts http://wrti.org/post/how-properly-dispose-sacred-texts The Quran is considered to be the speech of God to humankind — word for word — explains Imam Johari Abdul-Malik.<p><strong> </strong><p>"The traditional way of disposing of used or damaged copies of the text of the Quran is by burning it," he says.<p><strong> </strong><p>But Malik, the director of outreach for the Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Va., says that doesn't include burning it with the trash. That's what U.S. officials say mistakenly happened with the Qurans in Afghanistan. Fri, 24 Feb 2012 03:41:00 +0000 Allison Keyes 752 at http://wrti.org How To Properly Dispose Of Sacred Texts African American Museum Breaks Ground In D.C. http://wrti.org/post/african-american-museum-breaks-ground-dc President Obama spoke Wednesday at the formal groundbreaking for the Smithsonian's newest museum, the <a href="http://nmaahc.si.edu/" target="_blank">National Museum of African American History and Culture</a> in Washington, D.C. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 19:59:00 +0000 Allison Keyes 681 at http://wrti.org African American Museum Breaks Ground In D.C.