Posts Tagged ‘Decoy’

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 [...]

ToDo ToDay: Stephen Colbert! Street Art! Comedy!

There’s only one person who thinks that he can “singlebookedly” restore America to the greatness that it never had, and it’s Stephen Colbert. The mock pundit and host of The Colbert Report has penned another dictum on the state of the union: America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t. It takes all the bombastic opinions that Colbert [...]

Bows Are So Hot Right Now: Dispatches from Hello Kitty for President and Decoy at The Fridge

Take it from me. Bows are going to be huge this season.
I’m basing this on two events I checked out Saturday night: The opening of street artist Decoy’s new exhibit at the Fridge and a VIP party at the Hello Kitty for President headquarters.
Yes, Hello Kitty, the Japanese cartoon character, has thrown her giant pink [...]

Anatomy of a Mural: Sherman Avenue and Barry Place NW

There is a way to find out what's in the above mural, and it does not require ingesting anything psychotropic. For this week's Anatomy of a Mural feature, I talked to Peter Krsko of street-art nonprofit Albus Cavus, which organized the painting of this mural at Sherman Avenue and Barry Place NW in 2009 through [...]

Arts Roundup: It’s in the Groove Edition

Slowly, slowly, Christoph Eschenbach is making welcome changes at the National Symphony Orchestra. [Post]
How D.C. street artist DECOY got into mural-making out of shyness. [Pink Noise]
Ian Svenonius visits Muscle Shoals. [Vice]
John Feffer, Fringe mainstay, on John Feffer [DC Theatre Scene]
Mynabirds returns to D.C., home of singer Laura Burhenn [Post]

Temporary Still Permanent: Albus Cavus Plans a One-Night Street-Art Party

The Water St. Project may have run for a mere 11 days in April and Art Whino's G40 exhibition may have migrated to Richmond, but the phenomenon of street-art-driven pop-up parties is hydra-headed and furious: For one night next week, the street-art nonprofit Albus Cavus and AIGA, a professional organization for designers, is taking over a [...]

Things I Learned From The Folly

The Folly is damn handsome. It's also damn cheap—it's free, that is, on account of a fundraiser the editors of the D.C. literary journal held at Marvin not long ago. And a lot of it's pretty damn interesting. There's a poem by Child Ballads leader Stewart Lupton; possibly fake and plainly fake histories of Wisconsin [...]