Posts Tagged ‘Alex Braden’

Babe, Big in the City

It's been a group house, a music venue, and a record label. Now, one year in, Babe City has bigger ambitions.

Come to the American Art Museum This Friday to See Young Rapids and Pleasure Curses!

Plus: free beer!

June 24: Come See the El Mansouris and Kokayi in Our Summer Music Showcase at AMP!

In honor of our Summer Arts Guide, we're hosting a concert.

Ballston’s Public-Art Docket: Disruption! Innovation! Apps Galore!

In today’s post-modern tech world, there are no new ideas. Start-ups are judged by the standards of what came before: It’s like Uber, but for gluten-intolerant babies! It’s like AirBnB mated with NextBus! It’s a Snapchat-Spotify swirlie!
While Ballston may be a few hoodies and several trillion dollars short of Silicon Valley, the brotastic Virginia outpost [...]

Crash Through a Ball Pit of Empty Cans in “Bottomless Mimosas”

Ball pits were fun to play in as a kid, but now that I'm old enough to worry about things like staph infections and hidden pools of vomit, the thought of diving into one makes me want to zip myself into a hazmat suit and never come out.
"Bottomless Mimosas," then, is a welcome substitute—the installation, at [...]

Four Artists to See at the Third Annual (e)merge Art Fair, Opening Tonight

The (e)merge Art Fair, now in its third year, opens tonight at the Capitol Skyline Hotel, the D.C. home base for art collectors Don and Mera Rubell of Miami. Just as last year, there's a satellite fair, the D.C. Fine Art Photography Fair, and a packed schedule of performance art at the main event. The Emerging Art Prize, however, is something new.
In a minor violation [...]