Posts Tagged ‘National Zoo’

After “Anchorman: The Exhibit,” How Low Can D.C. Museums Go?

Last week, the struggling Newseum opened one of the more blatantly pandering exhibits in local museum history: a show dedicated to Anchorman, the 2004 Will Ferrell vehicle that's remained stubbornly fixed in the popular imagination, mostly for its litany of moronic one-liners (“I love lamp!”). Arriving just a month before the premiere of the movie’s [...]

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: Two Types of Animal Excrement Edition

Dog Shit? What a Clue! Why Didn't I Think of That?: The Post Style section goes below-the-fold with the gripping story of a D.C. Lottery commercial that's been, shall we say, making people hold their noses while thinking about buying a scratch-off. The ad, which started running during the opening rounds of the NCAA men's [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang: Vol. 12

There's a lotta curse words this week, which can only mean one thing: the curatorial potency of Far Out vs. Hot Dang is at its ZENITH. Until next week, when we'll come back and drop some more D.C. knowledge on you.

Blonde Redhead, Pantha du Prince at the 9:30 club
Doom metal becomes sexy, and not necessarily [...]

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