Posts Tagged ‘michelle obama’

Arts Roundup: Judy Chicago Edition

Budget deal omits Eisenhower memorial funding but restores Smithsonian's. [AP] [Post]
After a deep burn, Judy Chicago returns to D.C. [Post]
The Natural History Museum's Dinosaur Hall to close for five years. [Post]
Adrian Loving scores Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party. [Post]
Jay Z parties at Echostage after his Verizon Center show. [Post]

Arts Roundup: Mildly Uneducated Edition

Arcade Fire's Win Butler responds to the Washington Post's negative review of the band's last album, calling it "mildly uneducated" and himself a "fucking rock star." [Stereogum]
Michelle and Barack Obama, besties with Beyonce and Jay Z 4 life. [Washingtonian]
Is there enough demand for all these new movie theaters opening in D.C.? [Housing Complex]
Also: More renderings [...]

Arts Roundup: Baby Bump Edition

This is what the U Street Landmark theater will look like. [Curbed]
The Newsroom will get a third season. [Post]
Michelle Obama's second inaugural gown to go on view at American History Museum. [Post]
An interview with local folk artist Marian McLaughlin, recently reviewed in our pages. [D.C. Music Download]
Kerry Washington's "baby bump," everybody. [WJLA]
Look at these photos [...]

Arts Roundup: Welcome Back, Caverns Edition

Bohemian Caverns will reopen this week. [Arts Desk]
Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser plans to retire early, move his DeVos Institute to University of Maryland. [Arts Desk]
The Office of Planning wants to bring art, design to office lobbies. [East City Art]
President Obama loves to belt it out. [WJLA]
Ne-Yo was here. [Post]
Look: Photos of GEMS at U [...]

Arts Roundup: Back From Vacation Edition

Wale takes a mature perspective on that biting Kendrick Lamar verse on Big Sean's "Control." Actually, he seems pretty pumped about it. [Rolling Out]
Wow: Forum Theatre makes all of its shows pay-what-you-can. [Post]
Sarah Godfrey says this fall is a great one for D.C. R&B. [Post]
The people demand a Chuck Brown sculpture in Madame Tussauds. [TMOTTGoGo]
Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser criticizes [...]

Arts Roundup: Sweetlife Edition

Sweetlife Festival schedule announced. [Facebook]
The Rolling Stones play Verizon Center June 24. [Post]
Theater Alliance announces a Monday night reading series that focuses on women playwrights. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
Photos from Michelle Obama's book signing at Politics & Prose [AP via Huffington Post D.C.]

Arts Roundup: Locked Up Edition

Former Levels nightclub owner Antoine Jones sentenced to 15 years in prison on a drug charge. [Post]
First Lady Michelle Obama comes to Politics & Prose May 7. [Post]
Imperial China announces its final show. [Arts Desk]
Yay, Gateway Arts District! [WJLA]
ICYMI: Sequestration means the Smithsonian won't use all of its available gallery space. [Arts Desk]

Arts Roundup: Maryland’s Film Incentives Edition

Maryland House of Delegates approves tripling the state's film production tax credit for two more years. [WJLA]
D.C.'s Humanities Council offers a new $10,000 Soul of the City grant. [Humanities Council]
Theater J's 2013-14 season includes several plays by women playwrights. [Post]
Michelle Obama adores Jackie Robinson biopic, 42. [Post]
Hollywood loves to destroy Washington. [Huffington Post D.C.]
Raheem DeVaughn [...]

Arts Roundup: RIP Nouveau Riche Edition

After seven years, dance party Nouveau Riche is coming to an end. [Facebook]
Once again, demand for Book of Mormon tickets overwhelms the Kennedy Center's website. [Post]
Michelle Obama appears on the cover of Vogue for the second time. [Post]
WSC Avant Bard, the theater company ejected from Artisphere last year, has found a venue for Allyson Currin’s Caesar and [...]

Arts Roundup: The Mayor Does Austin Edition

Mayor Vincent Gray goes to SXSW... [Post]
...and DCist has some ideas for his itinerary. [DCist]
Pitchfork hands Deathfix's debut a respectable 6.4 rating. [Pitchfork]
Signature Theatre cans Crimes of the Heart, swaps in The Last Five Years. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
From the archives: Washington City Paper's coverage of go-go in the 1980s [Unveiled]
Gettysburg Address to be displayed at [...]

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