Posts Tagged ‘CulturalDC’

George Mason University Partners With Flashpoint

Here's the first big surprise move on the D.C. art scene in 2014: George Mason University is teaming up with Flashpoint, the gallery run by CulturalDC. In a move announced earlier this month, George Mason University's School of Art and arts management program will work with CulturalDC staff and Flashpoint artists to program exhibits, or [...]

Arts Roundup: Shutdown Fatigue Edition

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett vows to reopen Glen Echo Park this week if the feds do not. [BethesdaNow]
How the shutdown is impacting art events and exhibits in D.C. [Modern Art Notes]
Town Danceboutique seeks to add a "summer garden." [PoPville]
Local stand-up comic Aparna Nancherla made her Conan debut this week. [Post]
LIBRARY FIGHT! [Housing Complex]
In The [...]

Arts Roundup: Bieber’s Wax Pants Edition

D.C.'s artistic growth has outpaced its supply of venues, says Forum Theatre Artistic Director Michael Dove. [Washingtonian]
Local author Howard Norman talks about the murder-suicide that took place at his D.C. home in 2003 and how he has to travel north to get any writing done. [WAMU]
ICYMI: CulturalDC buys Flashpoint. [Post]
What's next for Keegan Theatre? [Post]
Admiring [...]

Arts Roundup: Nu-Metal Edition

The Dutch-born D.C. area producer Martyn on today's popular electronic music: "I think the sound of dubstep and electro-house took hold of the U.S. and it didn’t evolve into club music. It evolved into stadium music. It sounds more like nu-metal." [Post]
CulturalDC announces a new public-art project at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library [Art 202]
D.C. band [...]

Need an Art Studio? New Spaces Are Coming to Brookland and the Former Warehouse Loft

If you doubt that D.C. is experiencing something of an art-studio crisis, consider this: According to owner Marty Youmans, the waiting list at 52 O Street Studios, one of the city's largest buildings of work space, is currently up to 130 names.
All that demand will get a little bit of relief soon, in a few [...]