Posts Tagged ‘Library of Congress’

Arts Roundup: Wale’s “Kinda New to Sushi” Edition

Wale, restaurant critic! [DCist]
Indian embassy purchases the long-vacant historic post office building on U Street NW, planning to turn it into a cultural center. [U Street Dirt]
D.C.'s classical music world does pretty well by women—at least relatively speaking, reports Anne Midgette. [Post]
Politics & Prose launches a new series of paid cocktail-style events with authors. [Politics [...]

Arts Roundup: Honoring Chuck Brown Edition

How can D.C. suitably honor Chuck Brown? [Post]
Ron Paul-lovin' Remy Munasifi's libertarian videos aren't as popular as his nonlibertarian videos. [Post]
D.C. issues building permits for the National Law Enforcement Officers Museum. [Washington Business Journal]
A hint of what the Library of Congress has booked for the 2013-2014 season [In the Muse]

Arts Roundup: Green Paint Edition

Early this morning, someone vandalized the Lincoln Memorial with green paint. The site is now temporarily closed while the National Park Service cleans it up. [CBS]
After Washington Post readers help fund their trip, a Maryland high school choir performs in South Africa. [Post]
Does Showtime have the best jukebox in D.C. now? [Post]
Wale says he was [...]

Arts Roundup: Fraught With Peril Edition

In this video taped 40 years ago in Baltimore, who is the guy getting chewed out by famous Led Zeppelin manager Peter Grant? [Baltimore or Less]
Crafty Bastards is now a mere one day shorter than Bonnaroo. [City Desk]
D.C. has a new bear anthem. [Hometown Sounds via Pink Line Project]
ICYMI: The always charming columnist Cindy Adams, speaking [...]

Composer John Adams Talks Hollywood, Social Media, and His Sensitivity to Coughing

America’s most celebrated living composer is in town for a two-week festival spanning multiple venues. This week, the Library of Congress hosts Adams in residency. Various chamber groups and soloists will perform his work beginning tonight, including the premiere of a newly commissioned piece on Friday with the International Contemporary Ensemble. The following week, Adams [...]

Arts Roundup: Pho Dog 1, Records 0 Edition

Is food fetishism displacing rock fetishism? [Post]
Gatsby film prompts visits to F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's graves in Rockville. [Post]
Walt Whitman's Civil War-era shoulder bag will go on display at Library of Congress. [Post]
How are orchestras weathering today's cultural economy? [Post]
Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser throws the first pitch at Nationals Park. [Post]
National Harbor opens a [...]

Arts Roundup: New Mural! Edition

Gaia's mural on Barracks Row is complete. [East City Art]
Broadcaster Bob Wolff donates historic sports interviews to Library of Congress. [WTOP]
Brother Ah maintains WPFW's jazz pedigree even while the radio station's fate remains uncertain. [Post]
The story of a Prince George's County-raised African American woman who found special meaning in the Holocaust Museum. [Post]
What the Grant [...]

Arts Roundup: Don DeLillo Edition

Novelist Don DeLillo wins the Library of Congress' first Prize for American Fiction. [Post]
University of Maryland's McKeldin Library shut down after a visitor "walked in and made a suspicious statement." [WJLA]
It's official: WPFW has one month left in its Adams Morgan building. [City Desk]
Alexandria, Va., is hungry for books. [City Desk]
A public art installation comes [...]

Arts Roundup: Anyone Want a Helicopter? Edition

The Air and Space Museum is giving away items from its collection. [WJLA]
As expected, Artisphere is over budget again and it requires an additional $800,000 from Arlington County. [Examiner]
Library of Congress wins a special Grammy. [AP via WTOP]
WPFW has to move in a month, but where? [City Desk]
The Kennedy Center will produce a musical inspired [...]

Arts Roundup: Baby Wale Edition

Library of Congress employee indicted on stalking and fraud charges. [WTOP]
The Newseum displays rarely seen JFK assassination artifacts. [AP via WJLA]
Maryland arts budget bounces back to pre-housing crisis levels. [Washington Business Journal]
Franklin Brewery commissions a new mural for Hyattsville. [East City Art]
The Hill Center poetry series officially begins. [Post]
This Baby Wale restaurant coming to 9th [...]

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