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Who won my awards for Best Unintentional Performance Piece, Best Free Souvenir, and Best Blinding by the Light?
Who’s bothered by the fact that House of Cards tapes in Baltimore, not in D.C.? Let’s see. Folks who work at the District’s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development, for sure. Young aspirational residents of Capitol Hill, too, I’m betting. The D.C. art world? After last week, when Pussy Riot joined Kevin Spacey and [...]
No, no, James Murphy won’t perform with his old LCD Soundsystem bandmates at 9:30 Club tonight. When he DJs for the late-night crowd on V Street NW, Murphy’s selections will likely reflect his music-geek tendencies: He’ll probably serve up ample joyous electro and old-school disco, but who the hell knows. Read more >>> James Murphy DJs with [...]
(e)merge Art Fair, Oct. 3rd. © 2013 Matt Dunn
The (e)merge Art Fair, now in its third year, opens tonight at the Capitol Skyline Hotel, the D.C. home base for art collectors Don and Mera Rubell of Miami. Just as last year, there's a satellite fair, the D.C. Fine Art Photography Fair, and a packed schedule of performance art at the main event. The Emerging Art Prize, however, is something new.
In a minor violation [...]
What helps make Marc Ribot unique among the thousands of high-quality ax slingers performing today are his limitations. He’s a lefty playing right-handed, which means his nondominant hand is strumming and plucking the strings. So when Ribot plays jazz, he’s not smooth; when he plays Cuban music, the roughest edges of the rhythm get highlighted, [...]
Veep will film at the University of Maryland for the next two weeks. [Washingtonian]
Artist Craig Kraft buys a building in Anacostia; plans to turn it into work/live/gallery space. [Housing Complex]
D.C. Council honors the 9:30 Club. [DCist]
The National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts honors Rita Moreno amid shutdown. [Post]
Inside Eastern Market's Capitol Hill Books [WTOP]
Most of [...]
How Mingering Mike wound up in the Smithsonian [Post]
Local historian pens a history of Loudoun County African Americans who served in the Civil War. [Post]
Officials getting ready to predict the cherry blossoms' peak bloom time for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. [AP via WJLA]
The third annual (e)merge Art Fair now accepting applications. [Art 202]
Drunk History films [...]
The (e)merge Art Fair is open and drawing some first responses. The Washington Post's Michael O'Sullivan calls the (e)merge Art Fair a "hot dog-eating contest": "After a while, you stop savoring each individual hot dog. You’re just trying to get as many in your mouth as you can without losing your lunch."
You can, in fact, [...]