Posts Tagged ‘LEGO’

Quake Toppled Preserved Specimens at Natural History Museum; NGA is Just Fine

Although everything is just about back to normal at the Smithsonian Institution's museums after Tuesday's earthquake, the Smithsonian Castle is closed again today as teams continue to inspect damage sustained by the 156-year-old structure. The Smithsonian announced yesterday that the James Renwick-designed castle sustained "significant damage" to five of its decorative turrets. With heavy rain [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Choreographers’ Video Addiction, Blue Valentine, Trumpet Grrrl

Amanda Abrams leads off this week's arts section with her pronouncement that D.C. choreographers are overusing—and often misusing—video in their productions. Still, some have succeeded, and she shares some of their advice for successfully marrying dance and video.
Film critic Tricia Olszewski reviews the Michelle Williams/Ryan Gosling drama Blue Valentine and the ponderous, seascape-heavy Alamar—two films involving [...]

Opening This Weekend: LEGO Architecture at the National Building Museum

When you’re a kid, there are few better ways to spend an afternoon than playing with LEGO bricks. Maybe you want to build a spaceship, a Viking ship, or a firehouse. Or maybe you’re building something that previously only existed in your imagination.
Or maybe, like me, you grew up and wrote a book about LEGO [...]