Posts Tagged ‘No kings Collective’

Reviewed: Cory Oberndorfer and Decoy at Hierarchy

D.C. painter Cory Oberndorfer is the local art world’s Katy Perry: His work is pure pop, and he almost never fails to find a hit with D.C. audiences. An artist who is consistent sometimes to the point of monotony, Oberndorfer's latest show is a surprise—and not in the best of senses. "Pop: Sucker," a new [...]

Arts Roundup: How You Doin’? Edition

Possible designs for Martin Luther King Jr. Library released. [Housing Complex]
Kennedy Center expansion OKed by feds. [AP]
Talk show host Wendy Williams donates her stuff to the Smithsonian. [AP]
An analysis of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's next season [Post]
Stomp dancers advise the Gallaudet Dance Company. [WJLA]
The Julie Ruin has a new music video [Pitchfork]
Relive The Beatles' 1964 concert at [...]

Arts Roundup: $2 Million Punk House Edition

The house where Minor Threat played its first show is on the market for $2 million. [Curbed]
ANC rejects Ghana Cafe's request to add live entertainment. [Short Articles About Long Meetings]
Neutral Milk Hotel says its forthcoming local tour stop will be its last for the foreseeable future. [Pitchfork]
dog & pony dc takes Beertown to New York. [Post]
Newman's Own [...]

ToDo ToDay: The 25 Project, Titus Andronicus, and Crafty Bastards

Brandon Hill and Peter Chang didn’t start their buzzed-about art and lifestyle company No Kings Collective at the District of Columbia Arts Center (DCAC), but they did get their start there. To help celebrate the upcoming 25th anniversary of DCAC, No Kings Collective has organized The 25 Project. The two-day exhibition features 25 D.C. artists, [...]

Inaugural Ballers: No Kings Collective Teams Up With New America Foundation

The No Kings Collective earned its fair share of media attention in 2012. The fancy-fly art-event consultancy was featured in at least two of the City Paper's year-end Annotated Guide stories (on curators and DIY), and the Washington Post Magazine profiled founders Brandon Hill and Peter Chang back in October. It would appear that the No [...]

Arts Roundup: Nothing Doing Edition

Almost everything arts-related is closed or canceled today. [Washington City Paper]
Theater J hosts its first show on the Sabbath! [Theater J]
Don't think you can while away the day buying Brazilian records, either: Som is closed [Facebook]
A profile of Submerge founders No Kings Collective [Post]
All you ever wanted to know about hat design at Arena Stage [...]

Dunes Owner to Open VeraCruz, a Mural-Art Gallery Above Duffy’s

It's an accident, Ora Nwabueze insists, that both of his venues happen to be on top of other establishments. The Dunes, the gallery-cum-show space that the former mergers-and-acquisitions lawyer opened last May, sits above  The Getaway in Columbia Heights. And his new venture—VeraCruz, which opens next month—is right above Duffy's Irish Pub at 2108 Vermont Ave. [...]