Posts Tagged ‘District of Columbia Arts Center’

Why a Sneakerhead Destroyed His Rare Air Jordans

Right now, pairs of last December's limited-edition retro Air Jordan release—the coveted Air Jordan XI "Breds"—are going for more than $300. But local artist and sneakerhead Sidney Thomas hasn't put the pairs he bought on eBay. He destroyed them.
For a series of photographs now on display in two local gallery shows, Thomas captured a masked friend [...]

Theatre du Jour’s Vincent, Reviewed

Vincent was supposed to be a two-actor play, not a one-man show. Or so our solo host informs us not too far into his 75-minute monologue about artist Vincent van Gogh. Who’s skipped the eulogy? Why Paul Gauguin, that pompous bastard! "“He has refused to come here tonight.”
Thus we are left, in this Theatre du [...]

This Weekend: My First Time at DCAC

After premiering off-Broadway in 2007 and making international rounds, Ken Davenport's My First Time opens tonight at the District of Columbia Arts Center. In the age of M4W, T4M, and adultfriendfindering, the play humorously and thoughtfully asks this question: Where did it all begin?
The play features four actors who recount awkward, raunchy, and sometimes traumatic first [...]

Clip Job: Five Off-the-Wall Collaborative Performances

There's more to life than gigs.
A handful of area musicians are keeping that notion in mind this weekend, stepping outside their comfort zones for collaborative, one-night-only performances. There's Zomes, the drone-y project of Lungfish's Asa Osborne, which performs tonight at the Writer's Center in Bethesda as part of the ongoing Story/Stereo series. For the performance, [...]