Posts Tagged ‘Michael McBride’

Listen Local First Takes Issue With Metro’s Call for Non-Busking Performers

For the most part, musicians in D.C. have the same opportunities to make a living as their peers in other cities. One notable exception: They can't busk in the Metro.
They can, however, perform at Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority station entrances from time to time as part of the agency's Art in Transit program. They just [...]

Red Lined: Mounting Video Art in Metro? Don’t Be in a Rush

Last weekend, Alberto Roblest held his version of an intervention, meant to jar Adams Morgan revellers out of their boozy routine.
Roblest, a Mexican-born, Takoma-based artist, mounted an installation of his signature “video poems” just off of Adams Morgan’s ground zero, in the alley and popular shortcut behind the SunTrust Bank at 18th Street NW and [...]