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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 [...]

Do Not Fret, Would-Be Artomatic Artist! Registration Is Open and Working

The Artomaticians were freaking out Monday night, and with good reason. That's when Artomatic, the massive unjuried art exhibition that will return this spring after a three-year hiatus, opened its registration—and then saw its website lock up.
Shut out, the would-be exhibitors took to Artomatic's Facebook page, where things got hyperbolic quickly. ‎"2nd try made it one page [...]

Artomatic Returns in May

Artomatic, the massive come-one-come-all exhibition that for more than a decade has been one of the region's most feverishly attended art events, has been off the grid for a few years now. Its last free mega-exhibition took place in 2009 on M Street SE. Last year, the nonprofit licensed its name to an otherwise independent [...]

Artomatic Across America: If TED Can Do It…

Earlier this year, the 11-year-old uncurated arts event Artomatic cloned itself in Frederick, Maryland. Pretty much everything was the same: The name, the logo, the unused building, the treasured "values" of openness and temporary use of space.
It went well enough that the original Artomatic is planning to franchise further. According to founder George Koch, mini-matics [...]

Arena Announces Inaugural Season for Brand-Spanking New Mead Center

This morning, Arena Stage announced an ambitious season to inaugurate its new three-theater "campus," the Mead Center for American Theater. Highlights of the 2010-11 program include Oklahoma, Ruined (Lynn Nottage's 2009 Pulitzer-winner), The Arabian Nights, and a crammed Edward Albee festival. (The latter will include two mounted productions and 28 public readings.)
"The moment we have [...]