Posts Tagged ‘Capital Fringe’

A Double-Wide Helen Hayes Awards in Half the Time

Winners sprinted up and down the aisles, and Erin Weaver won big.

Tallying the D.C. Art Scene’s Recent Wins and Losses

Yays for Capital Fringe and the Monroe Street Arts Walk, nays for the Hirshhorn Bubble and the Corcoran

Photos: Chain and the Gang at MLK Library

Chain and the Gang at MLK Library for the Capital Fringe Music in the Library Series,
January 23rd.  © 2015 Matt Dunn
Full Gallery here.

Capital Fringe Readies its New Home for First Performance

Here's how Fringe is turning a sparse gallery space into a quirky, theater-ready venue.

Capital Fringe Closes on Its New Home

It's official: The midsummer performance festival is moving to Trinidad.

Fort Fringe Gets a Makeover

Each spring, when Capital Fringe is nigh, CEO Julianne Brienza and her team give the festival’s New York Avenue NW headquarters the gritty, performance-art-geek equivalent of an extreme home makeover. Far beyond a little sprucing up or a fresh coat of paint, Fort Fringe gets an updated new color scheme, branding concept, and even a [...]

Capital Fringe Will Move to Trinidad, Taking Over Connersmith Gallery

When D.C. gallerist Leigh Conner bought an auto body shop in Trinidad in 2007 for $1.4 million, she admitted that the beat-up, 12,000-square-foot building wasn't "sexy-looking." "Every day I go over there, I'm excited and nauseated by the process we're going through," she told the Post of her plans to gut and remake the building into the home of one [...]

What the Next Fort Fringe Could Look Like

For years, it’s been clear that the Capital Fringe Festival couldn’t stick around its scrappy, aberrantly cheap campus near Mount Vernon Square forever: The land, owned by Douglas Development, is simply too valuable. Now the festival is finally making plans to move, and will abandon the current Fort Fringe by the end of the year.
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Arts Roundup: Barracuda Edition

D.C. Film Office says the government shutdown is screwing with movie productions in town. [Washingtonian]
Watch Dismemberment Plan cover Heart's "Barracuda." [AV Club]
Tickets for fallFringe go on sale. [Post]
Misun drops a new song. [All Things Go]
14th Street NW mural painted over. [Post]
Betty White gets her own wax statue at Madame Tussauds. [AP]
A report from the PEN/Faulkner [...]

Duel Purpose: For Fight Choreographer Robb Hunter, Bleeding Is Fundamental

Robb Hunter likes to give his neighbors a heads up before he starts firing automatic weapons in his house.
He’ll call up his neighbor, Carolyn, who runs a wind-chime business out of her home in their Fairfax neighborhood, and say, “‘I’m testing a fully automatic machine gun up here. Tell me if you can hear this.’ [...]

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