Posts Tagged ‘President Obama’

Arts Roundup: Welcome Back, Caverns Edition

Bohemian Caverns will reopen this week. [Arts Desk]
Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser plans to retire early, move his DeVos Institute to University of Maryland. [Arts Desk]
The Office of Planning wants to bring art, design to office lobbies. [East City Art]
President Obama loves to belt it out. [WJLA]
Ne-Yo was here. [Post]
Look: Photos of GEMS at U [...]

Arts Roundup: RIP Bobby Parker Edition

Maryland-based blues guitarist Bobby Parker died last week at age 76. [Arts Desk]
Watch this web-only video of Dismemberment Plan playing "Invisible" on Jimmy Fallon. [Jimmy Fallon]
A museum of science fiction may come to D.C. [Housing Complex]
Read an excerpt from Dan Morse's The Yoga Store Murder, the Washington Post reporter's book about the 2011 slaying of a [...]

“America Is Getting a Huge Civics Lesson”: Talking “Capitalism” with Henry Rollins

Renaissance man Henry Rollins is a musician, author, actor, and TV and radio host, but his first, best destiny is as a stage storyteller, a calling he's followed for nearly three decades. Like everything else in America, his two-to-three-hour monologues have become increasingly political since the presidency of George W. Bush. As he did in [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Mike Flugennock

Mike Flugennock is a born-and-raised D.C. cartoonist who works in a field that was just labeled extinct by Civil War cartoon historians at the Newseum on Thursday. Flugennock does political poster cartoons. You may have already seen his work around town—our local anarchist cartoonist provides his work for free to be carried by demonstrators or [...]