Arts Roundup: Red Wristband Edition
Closer to the River: The Post's Capital Business Blog reported late Friday that some of the major movie theater trains are interested in building a multiplex on the site of Uline Arena, aka the Washington Coliseum. Though that would creep into the portion of D.C. where movie theaters have long been absent, it's still well on the western side of the Anacostia, contrary to the Office of Motion Picture and Television Development's aspirations. And the Union Station area hasn't been the most hospitable neighborhood for movie theaters.
Paint-by-Kabbalah: On it's Experiment Station blog, the Phillips Collection is touting its recent-ish acquisition of a painting by the New York-based artist Tobi Kahn, whose work seems influenced by Jewish mysticism. So bring those red wristbands next time.
Take it With You: The Going Out Guide is now an iPhone app.
Today on Arts Desk: (e)merge = success. Weird sound installation at Artisphere. What exactly did Garrison Keillor say at the National Book Fest?