Posts Tagged ‘Chuck Brown Park’

Check Out the Sculptural Installation Coming to Chuck Brown Park

Takoma Park artist Jackie L. Braitman has been selected to create a permanent art installation on the site of Chuck Brown Park, the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities announced this morning. Her interactive sculpture, called "Wind Me Up, Chuck," features steel figures representing Chuck Brown and two dancers, as well as an interactive [...]

Arts Roundup: Big Ol’ Fancy Library Edition

Guerilla Union had signed on to produce three Rock the Bells festivals at RFK. [Washington Business Journal]
Mount Vernon's fancy new Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington is now open. [Post]
In humbler library news, a reminder: D.C. library hours will extend Tuesday. [PoPville]
Another reminder: The National Aquarium closes today. [WTOP]
District puts out an [...]

Arts Roundup: Watergate Livin’ Edition

Ian Svenonius: Down with tipping! [Jacobin]
West End Library temporarily relocates to the Watergate. [WBJ]
D.C. Arts Commission seeks artists to design a sculpture or SOME kind of art for Chuck Brown Park. [DCist]
Hey, watch this cool retrospective video on this summer's D.C. Jazz Loft concerts. [CapitalBop]
Photos from the Heineken Mural Project [BYT]
Photos: Julie Ruin at Black [...]

Arts Roundup: Black Cat, Black Cat Edition

Black Cat's liquor license modification—which includes a provision to add a third floor and a bar—moves forward. [Short Articles About Long Meetings]
About that House of Cards motorcade mess-up: Mayor Vince Gray's spokesperson says the D.C. Film Office may have failed to notify the show's producers that D.C. police won't "rent itself out as extras for film." [...]

Arts Roundup: Honoring Chuck Brown Edition

How can D.C. suitably honor Chuck Brown? [Post]
Ron Paul-lovin' Remy Munasifi's libertarian videos aren't as popular as his nonlibertarian videos. [Post]
D.C. issues building permits for the National Law Enforcement Officers Museum. [Washington Business Journal]
A hint of what the Library of Congress has booked for the 2013-2014 season [In the Muse]

Arts Roundup: The Day the Music Died Edition

Chuck Brown Park loses its amphitheater. [Housing Complex]
The green paint is almost gone! [WJLA]
Montgomery County's Nighttime Economy Task Force aims to make Montgomery County a nightlife destination. [WTOP]
Rorschach and Synetic theater companies meet their Kickstarter goals. [Post]
Dance Place breaks ground on its soon-to-be-renovated space. [AP via WJLA]
Got three-and-a-half minutes to burn? Watch this sucky Metro [...]

Arts Roundup: Anti-Chuck Brown Park Edition

Some Ward 5 residents aren't happy with the plans for Chuck Brown Park. [Post]
Melody Records' old store in Dupont Circle is now a Lou Lou boutique. [PoPville]
Paul McCartney to play Nationals Stadium in July. [Washingtonian]
MGMT to headline University of Maryland's Art Attack XXX—because students are reportedly sick of hip-hop acts. [Diamondback]
Bier Baron: also a music [...]