Posts Tagged ‘Kuschty Rye Ergot’

ToDo ToDay: Portraits, Free Dinner, and Barbara Kingsolver

In “The Serial Portrait: Photography and Identity in the Last One Hundred Years,” the National Gallery of Art showcases 153 works by 20 artists who took images of the same people again, and again, and again over time. But it’s far from repetitive. Most stunning is Gillian Wearing’s homage to Robert Mapplethorpe’s famous final self-portrait, [...]

Photos: Avant Fairfax Draws a Crowd

By virtually any measure, Saturday's Avant Fairfax festival was quite the success. With a lineup full of relative obscurities and a location far from the center of metropolitan D.C., success was never a guarantee, but thanks to consistent and wide-ranging publicity efforts on the part of its organizers, Avant Fairfax managed to draw a [...]

This Saturday: Fairfax Goes Avant-Garde

Some time ago, Fairfax City Parks & Rec employee Andrew McCarry handed me a glossy flyer with the words "AVANT FAIRFAX" splashed colorfully across the top. I had heard of this event before, but I'm sure he would have forgiven me if I'd done a double-take. As someone who treks into the District several times [...]

Out There: John Wiese and Bulbs Tonight @ Velvet Lounge

"Prolific" is almost an understatement when speaking of Los Angeles-based John Wiese's absurd body of work in the realm of confrontational electronics and subterranean weirdness. Check his page on Discogs, or browse his bio on Wikipedia for a look at his impressive resume, which boasts ongoing mayhem through Sissy Spacek and LHD among collaborations with [...]