Posts Tagged ‘crowdfunding’

Arts Roundup: Crowdfunding and Famous People Edition

National Theatre gets its own Broadway series—a big move for the long-struggling theater, now under new management. [Post]
Capital Fringe shows increasingly rely on crowdfunding... [Washington Business Journal]
...and the Smithsonian launches its first major crowdfunding campaign—for the forthcoming yoga exhibit at Freer/Sackler—today. [Freer/Sackler]
Kelly Rowland breaks down at last weekend's Fillmore show. [Post]
At Savoy Elementary School, Michelle Obama [...]

Justin McLachlan’s Superhero Stories Hit Flashpoint This Weekend

When he first published his short story, Superhero, in 2011, author Justin McLachlan had no plans of doing anything more with the piece about a man who spends his nights running around D.C. saving individuals from dangerous situations. But after its initial publication in Red, an anthology of short stories edited by Kris Goldsmith, readers reacted. [...]

Yoga Exhibit Comes to Sackler Gallery This Fall, and It’s Got a Crowdfunding Campaign

K Street lobbyists in $80 Lululemon power flow pants probably don't care about the spiritual and cultural history of yoga, but at least the Smithsonian does: This fall, a new exhibit at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery will shed some light on yoga's iterations over the last 2,000 years.
"The Art of Transformation" runs Oct. 19 [...]

Arts Roundup: More Arts for Anacostia Edition

A 10,000 square foot arts space, Anacostia Arts Center, is coming to Good Hope Road SE this spring. [East City Art]
Corcoran takes valuable rugs to auction. [Post]
Arena Stage and George Washington University team up for a multicity arts initiative spearheaded by Liz Lerman: the National Civil War Project. [Post]
To fund its new Laib Wax Room, [...]