Posts Tagged ‘George W. Bush’

Arts Roundup: Take Your Ultimatum and Shove It Edition

The Washington Post's editorial board smacks down Netflix/Media Rights Capital's icky ultimatum to Maryland. [Post]
It also applauds the dismemberment of the Corcoran, calling it "sensible" and "practical." [Post]
But it's still truly unfortunate to see the Corcoran leave us, writes Phil Kennicott. [Post]
Did the Huffington Post really just call George W. Bush an "outsider artist"? [Huffington Post]
The [...]

Arts Roundup: George W. Bush’s Cat Fancy Edition

Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough publishes an e-book about the importance and challenges of digitization. [Post]
Sonic Circuits Festival expands, and needs a lot of money to do it. [D.C. Music Download]
George W. Bush, painter, enters his cat period. [Gawker]
Phil Kennicott on the challenges facing orchestras [New Republic]
ICYMI: David Werner, a former member of political-satire group [...]

Artist Helen Zughaib Wants to Foster Dialogue Between People…and Cats

Helen Zughaib offers me baklava soon after I enter her Foggy Bottom studio. “It’s not the real thing,” she apologizes. “It’s Greek, so it’s made with honey instead of simple syrup. We Arabs are sticklers about stuff like that,” she laughs.
Zughaib’s Arab heritage (her father is Lebanese, her mother American) informs not only her taste [...]

Arts Morning Roundup: Jabez vs. Lemmy and the Merits of ‘Honky Tonk Badonkadonk’

Morning, y'all! At the top of the news pile: WaPo's Dave Malitz almost missed his date with Bob Dylan, but then didn't! Also, my niece, who is 4 years old, does not "get" VHS.
Tony Millionaire's potty mouth, the legacies of Leo Strauss and Lemmy, the scarcity of female comedy writers, Trace Adkins: Comic Book Hero, [...]