Posts Tagged ‘Bethesda’

Arts Roundup: Mo Rocca Edition

Mo Rocca will moderate a panel at the big Kennedy Center arts summit this weekend. [AP]
Ford's Theatre crawls with feds at Violet's opening night. [Post]
Local artist Theodore Taylor wins an award for his illustrations in a hip-hop children's book. [Post]
Travis Morrison's The Burlies release an EP. [Arts Desk]
New artist studio space available for rent in Bethesda. [...]

Arts Roundup: Oprah Edition

YOU GET $12 MILLION! -Oprah Winfrey to Smithsonian [Post]
(That's more than James Smithson, and less than David Koch.) [Post]
Anacostia Playhouse update: We've got façade alterations, people. [Washington Business Journal]
U Street outdoor movie series might show some local favorites. [DCist]
Related: Neighborhoods hopelessly addicted to dangerous outdoor-movie buzz. [Washington Business Journal]
Venue and nightspot RAS Restaurant and Lounge, [...]

Lotsa Pop Losers Festival: An Oral History

The Lotsa Pop Losers festival was held in Bethesda, Md., and Washington, D.C. on October 26 and 27, 1991. Jointly sponsored by local labels Simple Machines, Teen-Beat, and Slumberland, the event served as a showcase for some of the more pop-oriented indie-rock bands active on the East Coast, pulling together bands from New York, Boston, [...]

Shuttered Bethesda Gallery Space to Reopen in October

The downtown Bethesda gallery space that was previously home to the Fraser Gallery is set to reopen next month.
The Bethesda Urban Partnership—the nonprofit established by Montgomery County in 1994 to promote downtown Bethesda—announced today that it will reopen the newly christened Gallery B in mid-October.
However, there will be no gallerist as there was in the [...]

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 [...]