Posts Tagged ‘National Gallery of Art’

Arts Roundup: Dying Gaul Edition

House of Cards and Veep nominated for Golden Globes; Homeland gets zilch. [Washingtonian]

The Butler got snubbed, too. [Post]
The Caps make a "Jingle Bells" video. [Huffington Post]
In this interview with DCist, Bikini Kill's Kathleen Hanna talks about The Punk Singer, D.C., Santigold, Janelle Monae, etc. [DCist]
ArtYards DC wraps up this weekend. [JDLand]
"The Dying Gaul," out of [...]

Arts Roundup: Stadium Shutdown Edition

District seizes the rapper-approved Stadium Club for unpaid taxes. [Young & Hungry]
News organizations formally protest the White House's restrictive photography policy. [Post]
GEICO listens to angry Baltimoreans and edits its embarrassing video about the Baltimore music scene. [Baltimore City Paper]
U.S. Commission of Fine Arts has a problem with the Eisenhower Memorial. [AP]
After some patrons criticize Theater [...]

Arts Roundup: Flakey Trel Edition

Wilson High School newspaper reports that Fat Trel bailed on a scheduled concert at the school after pocketing his performance fee. [Wilson Beacon]
Why 826DC is awesome [Post]
Pacman and Peso edge closer to North Korea. [Post]
A review of Capital Culture: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of the Museum Experience [Post]

Josef Palermo [...]

Reviewed: Charles Marville at the National Gallery of Art

The French photographer Charles Marville, who’s only now getting his first U.S. exhibition on the bicentennial of his birth, is primarily known for documenting the transformation of Paris from a medieval city to a modern one, through a series of images of old neighborhoods lost due to urban renewal. But Marville’s career, lasting roughly from [...]

What a Government Shutdown Would Mean for D.C.’s Museums

When House Speaker John Boehner starts appealing to President Barack Obama and the Democrats for help, you know the end is nigh. And yet today, the New York Times reports that we are living on the edge: "Just five scheduled legislative days stand between the House and a government shutdown that has loomed for months. [...]

Arts Roundup: A Substantial Failure Edition

More backstory on the green-paint vandal [AP via Huffington Post]
D.C. libraries will recommence Sunday hours starting in October. [DCist]
An update on the proposed Smithsonian Latino Museum [AP via WTOP]
Beyoncé's dancers teach YMCA summer campers some moves [Washingtonian]
Tyler Green on Hirshhorn's departing director: "... it’s hard to call the Koshalek years anything but a substantial failure." [Modern [...]

Arts Roundup: Techno-Feudalistic Gulag Edition

Crazy House Republicans propose crazy cuts to Kennedy Center, National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian, and the National Endowment for the Arts and the Humanities. [WAMU]
Thievery Corporation's Eric Hilton says he won't offer his music on Spotify, calling the streaming music service a "techno-feudalistic gulag." [Huffington Post D.C.]
WaPo editorial board: Just approve Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial [...]

Arts Roundup: Green Paint Edition

Early this morning, someone vandalized the Lincoln Memorial with green paint. The site is now temporarily closed while the National Park Service cleans it up. [CBS]
After Washington Post readers help fund their trip, a Maryland high school choir performs in South Africa. [Post]
Does Showtime have the best jukebox in D.C. now? [Post]
Wale says he was [...]

Arts Roundup: Reptilian Edition

Starting over with the Eisenhower Memorial could cost $17 million. [AP via WTOP]
Ex-National Zoo employee finds a new hobby leading reptile-focused "Dragon Tours" at the National Gallery of Art. [Post]
The Huffington Post discovers Adrian Parsons. [Huffington Post D.C.]
Music on the Hill, D.C.'s newest music store, is now open for business on Capitol Hill. [DCist]
Even a cameo [...]

Arts Roundup: Drop the Bomb Edition

National Museum of American History plots a sweeping American culture exhibit. [Washington Business Journal]
A chat with Trouble Funk's Big Tony in advance of the go-go group's 35th anniversary show [Post]
The increasingly juicy Round House Theatre Silver Spring saga continues. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
Pitbull loves charter schools! [Post]
The public loves the National Gallery of Art! [Huffington Post]
Book [...]

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