Posts Tagged ‘Arts Roundup’

Arts Roundup: Wind Me Up Again, Chuck

Watch last week's dedication of Chuck Brown Park. [Washington Business Journal]
A koala streetlight sculpture in Capitol Hill has gone missing. [Express]
The theater world, D.C. included, is having a King Lear moment. [Post]
Jawbox/Office of Future Plans honcho J. Robbins, studio whiz [Bandwidth]
A very wet Trillectro, reviewed [Post]

Arts Roundup: Meyer vs. Underwood Edition

The "flea-market Renoir" is back in the hands of the Baltimore Museum of Art, and will be on display for the public on Sunday. [Post]
Among Washington-based TV shows, Veep "is the only effective antidote to House of Cards’ smug bile." [Grantland]
How Arena Stage's Camp David got made. [Express]
The venues for the upcoming D.C. Funk Parade [DCist]
The best open [...]

Arts Roundup: Victory Edition

Get to know D.C.'s garage-rock scene. [Bandwidth]
ICYMI: Most D.C. critics initially weren't invited to review the movie Noah, until we made some calls. [Arts Desk]
...and it looks like Paramount is now allowing previously shut-out critics in other parts of the country to see Noah, too. Victory! [Criticwire]
Once-ailing effort to build a women's history museum on the Mall gains new [...]

Arts Roundup: WNO-Face Edition

Christoph Eschenbach, the conductor of the Washington National Orchestra, signs on for another two years. [Post]
D.C. booker and ex-Gwar member Jim Thompson remembers Dave Brockie. [Bandwidth]
Listen to the new, extra-vibey Thievery Corporation album, Saudade. [NPR]
Bank of America donates a collection of photographs by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe—plus $1 million—to the Museum of African American History and Culture. [Post]
Baby Bry Bry talks [...]

Arts Roundup: Battle Maximus Edition

David Brockie, aka Oderus Urung of Richmond satirical metal legends Gwar, has died. [Style Weekly]
Sorry, D.C.: Kevin Spacey holds court in Annapolis wine bar to charm Maryland lawmakers. [Post]
New Outputmessage music! [Bandwidth]
How the Folger Shakespeare Library wound up in D.C. [Express]
The big winner of Friday's Pizza Underground show at the Black Cat? Manny and Olga's, obviously. [Post]
Welcome back, D.C. punks The Fordists! [...]

Arts Roundup: South Sigh Southwest

The Smithsonian's next secretary, David Skorton: consummate salesman, tough decisionmaker [Post]
To some D.C. bands, SXSW has become an exploitative hype Carcosa. [Bandwidth]
Oh, to drink on a snowy St. Patrick's Day. [Going Out Guide]
Are you the couple making out in this photo taken at Sweetlife Festival? [DCist]
You don't bring a toddler to a grown-up snowball fight. [BYT]

Arts Roundup: Our House of Cards Edition

So long, "Black Family Reunion" mural. [PoPVille]
At-Large Councilmember Vincent Orange wants to lure House of Cards from Maryland. [Baltimore Business Journal]
A 12th Street NW home that was featured in the movie Syriana recently sold for $1.2 million. [Where We Live]
Will the making of the Camp David Accords make for good drama? [Post]
The latest historical novel by D.C. author Louis Bayard—Roosevelt's [...]

Arts Roundup: Billionaires Club Edition

D.C.'s biggest arts patrons, in theory. [Post]
Paul Simon and Sting raise money for the Duke Ellington School. [Post]
Incoming Smithsonian Secretary David Skorton's favorite Smithsonian museum is the Freer and Sackler. [Washingtonian]
D.C.'s MuralsDC program seeks walls to tag legally. [DCist]
The Black Sparks' teenage Bethesda rock scene [D.C. Music Download]

Arts Roundup: No Longer Doing It in the Park Edition

D.C.'s Ex Hex on their tightening-up tour and South by Southwest [Post]
(e)merge art fair is set for Oct. 2 to 5 at the Capitol Skyline Hotel. [(e)merge]
This year's Opera in the Outfield—Washington National Opera's simulcast of The Magic Flute—takes place May 3. [DCist]
Flailing effort to open an Irish-American Museum makes business reporter pine for a [...]

Arts Roundup: Banksiana Edition

Zoning battle imperils Keegan Theatre's renovation plans. [Post]
A Banksy-created image will be projected onto the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the National Gallery, and the Supreme Court to increase awareness of the Syrian humanitarian crisis. [Washingtonian]
Frederick writer Lara Prescott is participating in the Twitter Fiction Festival on Friday by tweeting out a short [...]