Posts Tagged ‘Clarendon’

Arts Roundup: Thomas Mallon Edition

D.C. writer and George Washington University professor Thomas Mallon (Watergate) is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. [Post]
The dancer who confessed to orchestrating an acid attack on the Bolshoi Ballet's director has performed in D.C. before. [Post]
Brightest Young Things announces a big local music showcase at The Hamilton in April. [Brightest Young Things]
Monica Hesse [...]

Code Orange: The Avant-Garde Installations of Arlington

Governments and corporations undertake public art projects to demonstrate an interest in their communities, but they do so carefully: Work that offends even a few could become an expensive embarrassment. It’s remarkable, then, how much truly subversive public art has made it onto the Clarendon corridor between Rosslyn and Ballston. For your summer-strolling enjoyment, we [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Mumbai Slums Meet Fat Tuesday

During her tenure at three of Washington’s biggest publications between the 1980s and early ’00s—City Paper, the Monthly, and the Post—Katherine Boo turned out spellbinding stories of the city’s underclass, from abuse at group homes for the mentally disabled (a series that earned her a Pulitzer Prize) to the real-life effects of welfare reform, with the muscle [...]

Opheus Owner Talks About Closing His Shop

Today we passed on the news that Orpheus Records has officially closed for real. We just got off the phone with Owner Rick Carlisle. Apparently, Carlisle decided to close up shop on Saturday afternoon.
"I'm closed," Carlisle says. "Saturday was my last day. I didn't actually decide until two o'clock in the afternoon on Saturday. I [...]