Art http://nwpr.org en Idaho Couple Takes Glass Recycling Into Their Own Hands http://nwpr.org/post/idaho-couple-takes-glass-recycling-their-own-hands <p>In Coeur d’Alene, residents can recycle paper, plastic, and aluminum. A new non-profit is chipping away at what they see as a problem: the city doesn’t recycle glass. Spokane Public Radio’s Paige Browning reports.</p><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 14:29:39 +0000 Paige Browning 27417 at http://nwpr.org Bringing Art To Narwhal Research In The Arctic http://nwpr.org/post/bringing-art-narwhal-research-arctic <p>Artists have accompanied scientists and explorers for hundreds of years - documenting discoveries of new species and uncharted territory.</p><p>Well, that tradition is still alive and well.</p><p>Ashley Ahearn interviewed two Seattleites on a scientific and artistic expedition to study Narwhals in Greenland, and produced this audio postcard.</p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:21:47 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 25574 at http://nwpr.org Bringing Art To Narwhal Research In The Arctic Artist Finds Niche Business In Glass Recycling http://nwpr.org/post/artist-finds-niche-business-glass-recycling <p>A fledgling business in Sandpoint, Idaho is giving locals a place to finally take their glass bottles &ndash; besides the landfill, that is. North Idaho is one of the few corners of the Northwest that doesn&rsquo;t have glass recycling. As Jessica Robinson reports, the business is barely up and running, and already has more glass bottles than it can handle. Wed, 25 Apr 2012 12:45:06 +0000 Jessica Robinson 7198 at http://nwpr.org Artist Finds Niche Business In Glass Recycling David Byrne Presents Found Sound Installation http://nwpr.org/post/david-byrne-presents-found-sound-installation <p>Did you know London has a tempo of 122.86 beats per minute? So says musician David Byrne, of Talking Heads and solo career fame. Byrne&rsquo;s new sound installation , titled &ldquo;Get It Away,&rdquo; builds a song around sampled sounds recorded in the city.</p><p>&ldquo;It turned out that most of the sounds seemed to converge around a common rhythm,&rdquo; Byrne says, &ldquo;I let the sounds dictate the groove, the tempo, and then I simply played along.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 14:14:20 +0000 Sueann Ramella & Max Bartlett 6079 at http://nwpr.org David Byrne Presents Found Sound Installation