Posts Tagged ‘Rorschach Theatre’

Arts Roundup: Mural Makeover Edition

Plus: The history of Kingman Island.

Flings & Arrows: When Actors Enter Showmances

“He looked so cute in that costume.”

Arts Roundup: Gump Edition

The alleged racial profiling that took place at the Majestic theater in Silver Spring may not have been unique or race-related. [DCist]
The Smithsonian slashes a water feature from the planned National Museum of African American History and Culture. [Washington Business Journal]
A plea to critics: Stop comparing Lee Daniels' The Butler to Forrest Gump. [Atlantic]
The next [...]

Arts Roundup: The Day the Music Died Edition

Chuck Brown Park loses its amphitheater. [Housing Complex]
The green paint is almost gone! [WJLA]
Montgomery County's Nighttime Economy Task Force aims to make Montgomery County a nightlife destination. [WTOP]
Rorschach and Synetic theater companies meet their Kickstarter goals. [Post]
Dance Place breaks ground on its soon-to-be-renovated space. [AP via WJLA]
Got three-and-a-half minutes to burn? Watch this sucky Metro [...]

Openings: Maida Withers and Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Even though the holidays are looming, this week's arts openings have managed to stay pretty nonseasonal. But this weekend is also heavy on short performances and shows—I can only assume because of the looming apocalypse. So get out there and enjoy a choreographed pillow fight and a scandalous French play while you still can.
D.C. choreographer [...]

Arts Roundup: Hyattsville Edition

Hyattsville's Community Development Corporation puts out a call for street muralists [Hyattsville CDC]
Playwright Annie Baker (Body Awareness, Circle Mirror Transformation) talks about Vermont [Washingtonian]
Rorschach Theatre announces its next season [D.C. Theatre Scene]
This could be funny: Thursday-night comedy at RFD in Capitol Hill [Post]
Say goodbye to Christopher (Chip) Porter's regular column in Express. The Washington Post-owned [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Bing Thom, Burning Man, Bubu Gang

Kriston Capps has this week's cover with a profile of Bing Thom, the Canadian starchitect, who maybe, just maybe, could save D.C.'s abysmal Southwest. Ally Schweitzer leads the arts section with her look at D.C.'s community of Burning Man enthusiasts, some of whom are bringing a flammable replica of the Washington Monument to this year's [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Shear Madness, DC9, John Fahey

Benjamin R. Freed has an excellent oral history of the long-running Shear Madness, which has been delighting tourists and other frequently looked-down-upon demographics at the Kennedy Center for 24 years. Included in the package is Bob Mondello's re-review of the play, 24 years after he first savaged Shear Madness in the pages of Washington City [...]