Posts Tagged ‘James Walker’

ToDo ToDay: Yellow Face, The Jazz/Blues Project, and Silo Opens for Lunch

When producers of Miss Saigon cast a white British actor in the role of the Engineer, the Eurasian owner of a Saigon nightclub, playwright David Henry Hwang spoke out against the choice. But the same criticism fell on Hwang after he mistakenly cast a white actor in an Asian role in his play Face Value, then tried to [...]

ToDo ToDay: The 25 Project, Titus Andronicus, and Crafty Bastards

Brandon Hill and Peter Chang didn’t start their buzzed-about art and lifestyle company No Kings Collective at the District of Columbia Arts Center (DCAC), but they did get their start there. To help celebrate the upcoming 25th anniversary of DCAC, No Kings Collective has organized The 25 Project. The two-day exhibition features 25 D.C. artists, [...]

Hair of the Dog: James Walker’s Ferocious DC Brau Mural

The new mural at DC Brau’s brewery on Bladensburg Road NE has a certain ferociousness to it— one you wouldn’t expect from a painting of a pair of pets. But while the two yawning dogs’ jaws may look intimidating, local artist James Walker says he was capturing a playful moment. “A lot of times dog people [...]