Posts Tagged ‘National Park Service’

Washington Post Ends Its Two-Decade Long Carter Barron Concert Series

The paper booked artists from many genres including old-school and Caribbean.

Arts Roundup: Point and Shoot Edition

Plus: National Park Service comes out against Renwick's new signs.

C3 Presents Hires Firm to Lobby for National Mall Concerts

Could we see more Landmark Fest-style events on the Mall?

Landmark Fest Was the First Paid-Admission Event on the National Mall. Was It Worth It?

After all was said and done, Landmark Fest raised just $570,000 for the Trust for the National Mall.

Washington Football Team Becomes ‘Red Clouds’ on New Fox Show

To the Washington Red Clouds.

Fort Reno Is Broke Again, Needs Your Money to Make Concerts Happen

Whether it's because of pride or poor financial planning, we're in for another season of #SaveFortReno emoting.

Fewer Shows, Smaller Acts at Fort Dupont and Carter Barron This Year

For years, Washingtonians have been able to count on seeing concerts for much of the summer at the Carter Barron Amphitheatre, which opened in 1950, and the Fort Dupont Park stage, which opened in 1972. In the 1960s, in the post-riot era, the "concerts in the park" series took on much importance as a way to [...]

Fort Reno Concerts Are Back On

The concert series at Fort Reno Park is back on following a meeting between organizer Amanda MacKaye and officials from the National Park Service and U.S. Park Police today. MacKaye announced that the series was canceled last week, saying that NPS and USPP officials had not explained a request that the concerts pay for a Park [...]

Fort Reno Organizer to Meet With National Park Service Monday

Representatives of the National Park Service will meet with Fort Reno summer concert series organizer Amanda MacKaye on Monday. Yesterday, MacKaye announced that this summer's shows were canceled after she was unable to meet with Park Service and U.S. Park Police representatives to discuss her permit. MacKaye said that with only a month to go before the summer's [...]

National Park Service Responds to Cancellation of Fort Reno Concerts

Hours after Fort Reno organizer Amanda MacKaye pulled the plug on the annual concert series after saying she'd failed to reach an agreement with the National Park Service and U.S. Park Police, the Park Service has responded. According to MacKaye, the Park Service said that in order for the series to be approved for a permit, it would [...]