Posts Tagged ‘Abraham Lincoln’

International Ink: Think Holiday Thoughts

Many comic art books released this fall are, naturally, suitable as gifts...whether that's for someone else or yourself is up to you. Here's a few that may be of interest.
How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less (Vertigo, $24.99) is American Jew Sarah Glidden's travelogue about her "Birthright Israel" tour of the country. Religiously [...]

Corcoran’s New NOW Series Will Meditate on D.C.—So Why Are Its Artists from New York?

The Corcoran has just announced a new contemporary program called NOW at the Corcoran, a series of one- and two-artist exhibitions that presents new work addressing issues central to the local, national, and global communities of Washington, D.C.
Which is an interesting concept, since the series launches on Sept. 11 with Spencer Finch, a Brooklyn-based artist, [...]

Arts Roundup: “We Love the 1860s” Edition

Good morning! Today is Emancipation Day, which commemorates Abraham Lincoln's 1862 proclamation freeing the more than 3,000 slaves in the District. There is a lot of related stuff to do!
Also on a Civil War tip: Titus Andronicus is headlining what I'm pretty sure is the highest-profile Positive Force benefit show in a while, tonight at 7:30 [...]