Author Archive for Perry Stein

Local Black Artists Look to Collaborate After Art Basel

"There is strength in numbers. I definitely feel there is a sense of 'let's all support each other.'"

A Look at the D.C. Galleries and Artists at Miami’s Aqua Art Fair

Hamiltonian Gallery, Morton Fine Art, a D.C. graffiti artist, and others make their stamp on South Beach.

Marion Barry will Get a Go-Go Celebration at Ibiza

Marion Barry's son and kidney donor will get awards.

The Smithsonian Sticks By its Bill Cosby-Associated Art Exhibit

The museum says its actions do not imply a stance on rape allegations against Cosby.

Arts Commission Will Remove “Junk”-Looking 5×5 Installation in Anacostia

The installation in a vacant storefront had drawn complaints from neighbors and Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry.

Marion Barry on Anacostia Art Project: “It Looks Like Junk”

The councilmember isn't happy with a storefront installation.

Why Anacostia Residents Are Calling 311 Over This Art Installation

To some residents of Anacostia, Abigail DeVille's artwork just looks like garbage.

Rebel Girls: At Girls Rock! DC, Punk Starts at Preteen

Jenn Fox-Thomas can already envision it: a private space where girls and women from all over D.C. can gather to learn to play instruments and practice with their bands. The walls would be covered with photos of powerful female musicians like Rosetta Tharpe and Ma Rainey. And after hours, they’d rent out the room to [...]

White Ford Bronco: D.C.’s Best-Known Music Act Might Be a Cover Band

White Ford Bronco was finally playing Britney Spears’ “Oops!...I Did it Again.” And Peter Mills, 32, was right in front of the stage, mouthing the lyrics and spinning like a helicopter, alone. The D.C.-based ’90s cover band was performing at an open mic night at Tortoise & Hare Bar & Grille in Crystal City, but [...]

Reports of Tramplings at Howard Yardfest (Updated)

The music at Howard University's homecoming Yardfest concert temporarily ceased this afternoon amid reports of people being trampled. According to a Metropolitan Police Department spokesman, police received a call at around 3:17 p.m. reporting that people were trying to ram through barricades on 6th Street and Howard Place NW.
The D.C. Firefighters Association tweeted that multiple [...]