Posts Tagged ‘humanities council’

Arts Roundup: Maryland’s Film Incentives Edition

Maryland House of Delegates approves tripling the state's film production tax credit for two more years. [WJLA]
D.C.'s Humanities Council offers a new $10,000 Soul of the City grant. [Humanities Council]
Theater J's 2013-14 season includes several plays by women playwrights. [Post]
Michelle Obama adores Jackie Robinson biopic, 42. [Post]
Hollywood loves to destroy Washington. [Huffington Post D.C.]
Raheem DeVaughn [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Mumbai Slums Meet Fat Tuesday

During her tenure at three of Washington’s biggest publications between the 1980s and early ’00s—City Paper, the Monthly, and the Post—Katherine Boo turned out spellbinding stories of the city’s underclass, from abuse at group homes for the mentally disabled (a series that earned her a Pulitzer Prize) to the real-life effects of welfare reform, with the muscle [...]