Author Archive for Matt Bevilacqua

24 Hours Berlin: Watch the Whole Film, Or Not

Even the most diehard cinephiles might squirm at the thought of a day-long film. But 24 Hours Berlin—A Day in the Life is not the type of epic that demands viewers  sit through it beginning to end.
Which is why the Goethe-Institut, screening the film in full this weekend, provides an 11-page guide breaking down the [...]

And Those Went Even Faster: Virgin FreeFest Tickets Disappear in One Minute

Though frustration abounded yesterday morning, everyone unable to get Virgin Mobile FreeFest tickets during the exclusive pre-sale could at least look forward to 10 a.m. today, when tickets to the  free music festival were made available to the general public.
But for many, the technical problems on Ticketfly—restricted access, error messages, unprocessed transactions—happened again, leaving hordes of angry Deadmau5 fans ready [...]

Well Those Went Fast: Virgin Fest Pre-Sale Tickets Disappear in 10 Minutes

If you'd been looking forward to seeing Patti Smith, Deadmau5, or any of the other acts playing this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest, there's a chance you suffered some disappointment this morning. A pre-sale giveaway—offering up free tickets to Virgin Mobile users and attendees of previous festivals—sold out in about 10 minutes. Apparently some people had [...]

“Academy 2011″ Opens at Conner Tomorrow

Gaining a foothold in the professional art world, especially one as small and close-knit as the District’s, could daunt any aspiring young artist. Most MFA students probably don't score a gallery show immediately upon graduation. That’s why for a few of the Washington area’s more distinguished up-and-comers, an invitation to display work at Conner Contemporary’s [...]