Author Archive for Jonna McKone

MuralsDC’s Art Show Closes Tonight

For last week's Washington City Paper cover story, I took a long look at some of the organizations that have helped institutionalize graffiti in D.C. One of them is the city's MuralsDC program, a program that placed nine public art projects around the city this summer. For the last week, the former library and Temporium space on [...]

The Cultural Side of Digital Capital Week

Digital Capital Week begins today and runs through June 20 at sites across the city, and its topics and themes are spot-on—from connecting tech-savvy Washingtonians to projects on app development for mobile phones to sessions on the state of the media. The ten-day affair, inevitably, involves lots of sitting—workshops, listening sessions, demonstrations, networking events—but there’s [...]