Posts Tagged ‘Dan Croll’

ToDo ToDay: “Face Value,” Boy George, and Bethesda Restaurant Week

The National Portrait Gallery’s latest exhibition, “Face Value,” highlights works that don’t capture subjects in their most realistic forms, instead offering some insight into how the artist viewed the subject. The show features traditional oil self-portraits of acclaimed painters like Elaine de Kooning, but the quirkier stuff prompts questions—draw whatever conclusions you wish from a [...]

ToDo ToDay: Marisha Pessl, 1,000 Andys, Dan Savage, and Ira Glass

Marisha Pessl wasn’t meant to be an office worker. In fact, while working at PricewaterhouseCoopers after college, she started drafting her debut novel, Special Topics in Calamity Physics, which earned popular and critical acclaim when it was released in 2006. Seven years later, she’s returned with an even darker pulp mystery, Night Film. Read more >>> Marisha Pessl reads [...]