Posts Tagged ‘American University’

Local Artist’s Mural Censored at American University

"Fucking," but with a black bar over it

You Don’t Have to Be an Art School to Have a Great Gallery

Want to see student work? Acclaimed African-American artists? Textiles? There's a university gallery for you.

Possibly the Only Reason to Attend Tonight’s $150 WPA Reception: Cornelius and Cudlin’s Beat Freaks

Perhaps you're on the fence about attending tonight's fundraiser for the Washington Project for the Arts! It does, after all, cost $150.
I'll assume that number either made up your mind or it didn't, and just get to the point: For its fete tonight celebrating the opening of "Catalyst: 35 Years of the Washington Project for [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: More than Midterms Edition[\embed]
Here we go November! Here are some free events to start your month off, highlights from Free in DC.
Celebrate World Vegan Day at Busboys & Poets 5th & K NW with a panel of vegan-conscious entrepreneurs from various business backgrounds, including Doron Pertersan, founder of Sticky Fingers Bakery in Columbia Heights; and co-founder of [...]

Meet Author Danielle Evans, Appearing Tonight at Barnes & Noble Bethesda

In her debut book Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, Danielle Evans explores themes like youth, family, relationships, and—most prominently—race in her collection of eight short stories. The Northern Virginia native returned to the area last year after being away for the better part of ten years—first in New York City for college, [...]

Meet a (Formerly) Local Cartoonist: Tony Rubino of Daddy’s Home

Tony Rubino sent me a press release about his comic strip the other day, noting, “I lived in Bethesda for 15 years before moving to New York City 3 years ago.” With a resume like that, he certainly fits into our interview series. Rubino’s bio on his comic strip’s website notes that he had a [...]

AU Student Wants Your Band’s Songs on MusicFloss, but not Your Money

Either he's generous or he's crazy, but David Isaacson’s passion for independent music eclipses any financial incentives. While still in high school, Isaacson created IndieMuse, a blog whose slightly redundant mission is to be “a place where people who are as passionate about music as we are can come together to listen and talk about [...]

Arts Roundup: ‘Life and Death’ Edition

Morning, folks!
The Tallest Man on Earth show at the Black Cat on Friday was the best show I’ve seen all year. I wasn’t the only one floored by Kristian Matsson’s latest album; Metacritic has it at an 8.2, with users giving it a 10.0. Tallest, indeed. Don’t miss him next time he comes through town.
Speaking [...]

Gallery and Museum Roundup: Reviews of O’Keeffe, Fraser Gallery, and Timothy O’Sullivan

“Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho, View Across the Top of the Falls, 1874" by Timothy O'Sullivan from "Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O’Sullivan” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
OPENING: "I Dream Awake" opens today as part of Pop-up Project; photographs by John Brown open tomorrow at Cross Mackenzie Gallery; work [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Nate Beeler

Nate Beeler is an editorial cartoonist with amazing chops. His cartoons appear five times a week in the right-leaning Examiner chain of free newspapers, for whom he's worked since its launch in 2005. Prior to that, he worked for the Journal chain that the Examiner took over. His work could be seen in D.C. before [...]