Posts Tagged ‘Montgomery County’

Arts Roundup: Chopping Block Edition

Smithsonian stares down a potential $65 budget cut, brought to us by Congress. [AP]
Montgomery County is hungry for millennials. Maybe the District can slough a few off 14th Street NW. [Post]
Neil Young will release a live solo album recorded at D.C.'s Cellar Door in 1970. [Rolling Stone]
The D.C. Preservation League and Douglas Development will present a [...]

Arts Roundup: The Day the Music Died Edition

Chuck Brown Park loses its amphitheater. [Housing Complex]
The green paint is almost gone! [WJLA]
Montgomery County's Nighttime Economy Task Force aims to make Montgomery County a nightlife destination. [WTOP]
Rorschach and Synetic theater companies meet their Kickstarter goals. [Post]
Dance Place breaks ground on its soon-to-be-renovated space. [AP via WJLA]
Got three-and-a-half minutes to burn? Watch this sucky Metro [...]

Arts Roundup: Carol Burnett Edition

Kennedy Center awards Carol Burnett the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. [Kennedy Center]
How does the Kennedy Center choose its Mark Twain Prize recipients? [Post]
ArtPlace America gives the Gateway Arts District a $240,000 grant. [Washington Business Journal]
Montgomery County launches a crowdfunding mechanism for MoCo nonprofits. [Arts and Humanities Council]
Newseum plans a Civil Rights exhibit. [Washington [...]

Arts Roundup: Artisphere’s Sustainability Edition

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan says she's "forcing" Artisphere "to reevaluate how they operate." [ArlNow]
Classical music critic Anne Midgette on music education in schools: It might be great for kids, but it doesn't necessarily turn them into future symphony subscribers. [Post]
The Anacostia totem pole serves as an odd tribute to Native American culture in a [...]

Arts Roundup: President’s Day Edition

Clinton Yates: Why Cool "Disco" Dan mattered to D.C. through some of its toughest years [The Root D.C.]
On President's Day—that is, today—see the Library of Congress as you usually cannot see it. [Post]
A history of go-go's iconic Globe posters, on view starting this weekend at Corcoran's "Pump Me Up" exhibit [Post]
Mount Vernon's $47 million National Library [...]

Arts Roundup: Crosshatched Edition

Hey, readers. What's in today's Washington Post? This non-subscriber has no clue, since the paper of record's redesigned website and recalibrated RSS feeds make browsing by section a haul. At least if that section is Style.
But the Washington Post people did one thing I liked this weekend: Five of their critics gave the august Kennedy [...]