Posts Tagged ‘Frederick Douglass’

Arts Roundup: Gehry FTW Edition

The story of The Doors' legendary 1967 show at the Alexandria Roller Rink, aka that time Jim Morrison gave his hometown the finger [Post]
After Frank Gehry debuts some tweaks to the Eisenhower Memorial, the Memorial Commission approves that joint. [Post]
A report from the Frederick Douglass statue unveiling at the Capitol building, where House Minority Leader Nancy [...]

Arts Roundup: Radio, Radio Edition

Arlington may get its own community radio station. [ARLnow]
What the Lincoln Memorial could have looked like [Ghosts of DC via Huffington Post]
The Frederick Douglass statue is unveiled in the Capitol building today. [AP via WJLA]

Arts Roundup: Friiiiiiiiiiinge! Edition

Get your 2013 Capital Fringe tickets NOW. [Capital Fringe]
The classy Hay-Adams author series commences this summer. [Post]
Architecture firm Gensler redesigns its own office. [Post]
How much do artist studios go for in D.C.? [Curbed]
House of Cards takes over the Maryland House of Delegates. [WTOP]
Want to witness the unveiling of the Frederick Douglass statue in the Capitol's [...]

Arts Roundup: Scientologists Are Just Like Us! Edition

Washingtonian sees a play at the 16th Street Scientology Center, exposing the church's scheme to convert visitors by plying them with free sandwiches [Washingtonian]
Premiering next week: The Sherman House Webisodes, a documentary series about a bunch of roommates in a D.C. group house. Gabriel is the new Puck. [Pink Line Project]
An oral history of Sockets [...]

Arts Roundup: Frederick Douglass Edition

The House approves the Frederick Douglass statue for the U.S. Capitol [Post]
Shakespeare Theatre announces more free programming [Post]
Isn't Owl City so cute for putting Abraham Lincoln on the guest list to his show last night? Because it's D.C.! Ha ha ha ha! [DCist]
Michael O'Sullivan says: Go to these gallery shows this fall! [Post]
ICYMI: Fairfax is getting [...]

Arts Roundup: “Open Season On the Corcoran” Edition

Tyler Green: "The depth of the Corcoran’s predicament has been clear for a while." [Artinfo]
The Post is rich with metaphors for the Corcoran's present situation: David Montgomery and Lonnae O'Neal Parker analyze the rocky "marriage" between its school and struggling gallery [Post], and Phil Kennicott, speaking of the institution's possible move to the 'burbs, says "This [...]

Arts Roundup: Everybody Sweeps Edition

Not Edited in iPhoto: A 1982 photograph of later Apple leader Steve Jobs is now hanging in the National Portrait Gallery, writes Maura Judkis on Arts Post. The image finds Jobs standing above atop the logo of the company he co-founded. You can find it on the first floor of the museum. If you visit it [...]