Posts Tagged ‘Mount Vernon’

Arts Roundup: Big Ol’ Fancy Library Edition

Guerilla Union had signed on to produce three Rock the Bells festivals at RFK. [Washington Business Journal]
Mount Vernon's fancy new Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington is now open. [Post]
In humbler library news, a reminder: D.C. library hours will extend Tuesday. [PoPville]
Another reminder: The National Aquarium closes today. [WTOP]
District puts out an [...]

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: Grammys Edition

D.C. didn't fare well at the Grammys last night—sorry, Wale, Benny Blanco, et al.—but D.C. producer Alvin Risk did appear onstage as part of Skrillex's entourage. It's something. [Twitter]
Parking-lot attendees stole nearly $1.4 million from the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va.; two employees get jail time [Post]
Phil Kennicott on the George W. Bush paintings: [...]

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