Posts Tagged ‘Carla Perlo’

Arts Roundup: John Fahey Edition

John Fahey bio In Search of Blind Joe Death shows at AFI Silver Theatre this weekend. [Post]
The D.C.-set Scandal is just one TV show chipping away at the "strong black woman" stereotype. [Buzzfeed]
A Captain America trailer shows shots filmed in the District. [DCist]
Honoring Dance Place founder Carla Perlo means honoring decades of dance in the [...]

D.C.’s Artist Exchange Asks Local Creatives to Pool Resources

Last fall, dancer Emily Eakland found herself in need of new professional photographs for her résumé. Rather than pay for a photoshoot, she recruited two friends—a photographer and a stylist who needed samples for their own portfolios—to work on the project. "The three of us got together to take the photos of me, and we all [...]

Fed Up: Why Cuts to National Capital Arts Grants Are Disastrous for Small D.C. Arts Groups

When the House Appropriations Committee published the list of federal program cuts in the continuing budget resolution that averted a government shutdown earlier this month, one small cut sent a shockwave across Washington. You probably read about it.
Another got less attention.
The bill keeping the federal government open through the remainder of the 2011 fiscal year [...]

Budget Resolution Will Force Local Arts Organizations to Rethink Finances

In a sweeping list of domestic spending cuts announced this morning by the House Appropriations Committee, four arts-related programs will be reduced in the continuing resolution Congress and the White House negotiated last week to avert a government shutdown. The National Gallery of Art will take an $8 $8.5 million hit to its upkeep and [...]

Dance Performances This Weekend

Ahh, the dastardly constraints of time. Seriously: If there were more hours in the day, I’d write a lengthy series of posts on all the various dance performances taking place around town this weekend—and then I’d go see them. As it is, I don’t know if I’ll catch any.
But don’t follow my example. This weekend, [...]

Dance Place Turns 30, and Its Directors Reflect

On Saturday night, Dance Place celebrates its 30th anniversary—not with a performance, but with a gala.  This benefit event for this D.C. non-profit home of modern, hip-hop, and other dance styles will feature music by local Latin band Rumba Club and DJ Glowstick.  Jim Byers, Artisphere’s marketing director and the host of WPFW’s "Latin Flavor" [...]