Patrick Jarenwattananon

Patrick Jarenwattananon appears in the following:

Sacha Baron Cohen Goes Undercover Again — But Not For Laughs

Thursday, September 05, 2019

In the new Netflix series The Spy, the comic master of disguises portrays an Israeli intelligence agent who embeds in Syria during the early 1960s. It's based on the true story of Eli Cohen.


Kennedy Center Announces 2019 Honorees

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Earth, Wind & Fire, Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, Sesame Street and Michael Tilson Thomas will be recognized for their lifetime contributions to the performing arts at a gala in December.


Emmy Award Nominations Announced For 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Television Academy has announced this year's nominees. See the list of which shows and actors are tipped for recognition in comedy, drama and variety categories.


Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

A member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, the 68-year-old poet and musician says she bears "the honor on behalf of the people and my ancestors" and aims to serve as an "ambassador" of the art form.


Dave Chappelle To Be Awarded Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

The comic and actor, known for his boundary-pushing stand-up routines and his sketch comedy TV series Chappelle's Show, will receive the award in a gala at the Kennedy Center.


Y'all Heard? An Argument For The Great Southern Pronoun

Saturday, March 09, 2019

In the book Speaking of Alabama, an essay by linguistics professor Catherine Davies calls "y'all" a speech "improvement" — at least when referring to the plural second person.


Oscars 2019: The Complete List

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Green Book took home the award for best picture at the 91st Academy Awards. See all the winners, including the recipients for directing, best actor and best actress.


Fatal N.Y. Limo Crash Raises Safety Questions About 'Frankenstein' Vehicles

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

The stretch SUV that crashed in Schoharie had recently failed inspection, said Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Such modified vehicles often fall through the cracks of regulatory agencies.


Food, Fast: Feeding The Tour De France In 'Eat. Race. Win.'

Friday, July 27, 2018

A new Amazon Prime Video series follows chef Hannah Grant around Europe as she prepares locally-sourced, high-energy meals for athletes who require over 6,000 calories every day.


'Do Not Eat' Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal, CDC Warns

Friday, July 13, 2018

The sweetened, puffed wheat product is linked to an outbreak of Salmonella mbandaka bacteria that has infected 100 people in 33 states.


Milwaukee Council OKs $3.4 Million Settlement Of Police Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The class-action suit accused officers of making more than 350,000 stops targeting black and Latino people without reasonable suspicion.


What Was 'A Blog Supreme'?

Saturday, October 01, 2016

A history of NPR's jazz thing, and a goodbye, from its editor.


Songs We Love: Ben Wendel Group, 'Doubt'

Thursday, September 01, 2016

For a "jazz" song, there's not a ton of extended solo improvisation. But sometimes a great melody deserves a whole song to express itself, as in this instrumental cover of the band Wye Oak.


First Listen: The Bad Plus, 'It's Hard'

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The leaderless piano trio became famous for its cover songs more than a dozen years ago. Now, an all-covers record finds an established and quirky band once again testing its powers of interpretation.


René Marie: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, August 12, 2016

Joined by her Experiment In Truth band, the expressive, charismatic jazz singer performs songs from her new album, Sound Of Red.


Songs We Love: Slavic Soul Party!, 'Bluebird Of Delhi'

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

An American black-music take on the Balkan brass band does a bit of Ellington/Strayhorn exotica. It totally works in spite of, or maybe because of, the multiple dialects at play.


Herbie Hancock On His Next Album, Flying Lotus And Jupiter's Satellite

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Next week the great pianist presents a new lineup in concert. As he sees it, he's borrowing from the techniques of young cutting-edge musicians — who were themselves preceded by Miles Davis.


First Listen: Allen Toussaint, 'American Tunes'

Thursday, June 02, 2016

A posthumous album from the great behind-the-scenes man sets a retrospective, autumnal focus on songs which gave rise to Toussaint and his city — and thus to a bigger American music canon.


Songs We Love: Idris Ackamoor And The Pyramids, 'Rhapsody In Berlin'

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Reunited after three decades, the pan-African "cosmic jazz" experimentalists throw an extended and ecstatic dance party, with throwback funk vibes and multiculti merger.


Songs We Love: Sarah Vaughan, 'Fascinating Rhythm'

Thursday, April 28, 2016

It's but a standard warhorse, plucked from a seemingly random live date in 1978. But once she initiates the finale sequence, you can only shake your head and smile.