Posts Tagged ‘JR’

Washington Ballet Managing Director to Lead D.C. Commission on Arts and Humanities

Arthur Espinoza Jr. is the new executive director of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

Will the Caribbean Carnival Ever Return to D.C.?

Last weekend, a number of D.C.-area Caribbean troupes took to Baltimore with their feathered costumes, pan drums, flamboyant floats, and booming island music for the anticipated Baltimore Washington One Carnival. For any D.C. residents in attendance, the sight may have been bittersweet.
From 1993 to 2011, the D.C. Caribbean Carnival parade took place on Georgia Avenue NW. [...]

Arts Roundup: Paper and Paste Edition

After hanging from scaffolding for two days, French street artist JR has completed his first D.C. installation: covering an abandoned building at 14th and T streets NW with Ernest Withers's image of striking Memphis sanitation workers. Watch your back, Christo! [Post]
Speaking of people named JR, Pig Destroyer vocalist JR Hayes talks with DC Heavy Metal [...]