Posts Tagged ‘Arlington Public Library’

Arts Roundup: Kennedy Center Honors Edition

This year's Kennedy Center Honorees include two Latinos, Carlos Santana and Martina Arroyo. Other recipients are Billy Joel, Herbie Hancock, and Shirley MacLaine. [New York Times]
Metro Connection on the history of Gala Hispanic Theatre and its place in D.C. [WAMU]
U Street's Duke Ellington Memorial won't be restored, but it will be replaced. [PoPville]
Arlington woman leaves $700,000 [...]

Arts Roundup: Wale’s Issues Edition

Chris Richards' front-page Wale story burrows into the rapper's insecurity. [Post]
NPR debuts Beautiful Swimmers' forthcoming Son. [NPR]
Despite setbacks, AFI Docs was largely a success, Ann Hornaday reports. [Post]
Also: A review of Jose Antonio Vargas' immigration documentary Documented, which debuted recently at AFI Docs [Post]
The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities announces two more funding opportunities [...]

Arts Roundup: Hating on Go-Go Edition

What did Kwame Brown really mean when he said newcomers to D.C. should "get over" their distaste for go-go? Who really hates go-go, anyway: D.C. residents or the D.C. government? [DCist]
Another Michael Kaiser column in dire need of more detail: The Kennedy Center president tackles the ineffective Web strategies of arts organizations, but doesn't name [...]