The Fringe & Purge Action News and Commentary Squad is once again looking for a few good women and men to write reviews of Fringe shows. No experience necessary, though we will ask you to follow this format—and if you want to read this helpful manifesto on How to Make Criticism written by a [...]
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In recent years, some of the largest, coolest endeavors by the Washington Project for the Arts haven’t taken place here but in Queens, N.Y., at the Socrates Sculpture Park. These residencies have been good news for D.C. artists like Dan Steinhilber, who’ve taken advantage of the park’s grassy expanse, scenic perch by the Hudson River, [...]
The Capital Fringe Festival is entering its Diamonds Are Forever phase. The unjuried, free-form performing arts festival's seventh iteration kicks off July 12 and will sprawl across 18 venues through July 29. And with another slate of 130-plus shows from acts ranging from greenhorns to old timers, the menu can be overwhelming. [...]
If winning a “best of” award at the Capital Fringe Festival were really important to a performing artist, the category to enter this year was dance. In what should have been an even-odds contest, DC Aerial Collective’s UPHeaval ended up tying with an all-female modern dance show called SHE.
Those were the only entrants.
Dance participation in the [...]
Thinly Veiled: The Phillips Collection yesterday announced the acquisition of Morris Louis' "Seal," donated by the Marcella Brenner Revocable Trust. Brenner was married to Morris Louis until his death in 1962, and the Phillips was one of the first museums in the country to purchase a Louis in 1963. "Seal" work was completed in 1959, and [...]
Stand up straight! Eyes front! Suck in that gut!
Nah, totally kidding; make yourself comfortable. But hey, listen: As long as you're already planning the next month of your life around the sixth installment of the Capital Fringe Festivall—which previews this Friday and kicks off in earnest July 7—why not help drive the conversation? [...]
As we noted in our Fringe and Purge review, Super Claudio Bros., The New Videogame Musical, that toe-tappin', toadstool-trompin', high-scorin' extravaganza that just took home the Pick of the Fringe award for Best Musical, has earned six extra lives.
The run's been extended until Sunday, and moved across town to the Warehouse at 1021 7th St. [...]