Posts Tagged ‘marvette perez’

Remembering Marvette Perez, Smithsonian Latino History Curator and Musician

Friends of Marvette Perez, curator of Latino History and Culture at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, used to say that before there was Google, there was Marvette. Now the Smithsonian, Cantigas, and her friends will no longer have the benefit of her wisdom. Perez died in her sleep on August 19 at age [...]

Arts Roundup: App Happy Edition

Dismemberment Plan tops this year's CMJ lineup. [Spin]
D.C.'s Film Office gets a mobile app. [Facebook]
Pleasant dancing experiences exist in D.C. [DCist]
See local indie rock at The Lot at Union Kitchen. [Popville]
ICYMI: RIP anthropologist and Smithsonian curator Marvette Pérez. [American History Museum]