Posts Tagged ‘Rosa Parks’

Arts Roundup: More Arts for Anacostia Edition

A 10,000 square foot arts space, Anacostia Arts Center, is coming to Good Hope Road SE this spring. [East City Art]
Corcoran takes valuable rugs to auction. [Post]
Arena Stage and George Washington University team up for a multicity arts initiative spearheaded by Liz Lerman: the National Civil War Project. [Post]
To fund its new Laib Wax Room, [...]

Arts Roundup: Bjarke Ingels Edition

Smithsonian hires innovative architect Bjarke Ingels to redesign its campus [Washington Business Journal]
Smithsonian says even if sequestration slashes $40 million from its budget, museum doors will stay open [WTOP]
After weekend shooting, Police Chief Cathy Lanier shuts down 1920dc and Asefu's—which previously hosted small concerts [Post]
Rosa Parks statue unveiled today [WJLA]
A look inside Bethesda's new jazz/supper club [...]

Arts Roundup: Artisphere’s Sustainability Edition

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan says she's "forcing" Artisphere "to reevaluate how they operate." [ArlNow]
Classical music critic Anne Midgette on music education in schools: It might be great for kids, but it doesn't necessarily turn them into future symphony subscribers. [Post]
The Anacostia totem pole serves as an odd tribute to Native American culture in a [...]

ToDo ToDay: Oscar-Nominated Shorts! Restaurant Week!

This year’s Oscar-nominated live action shorts, which show through next week at E Street Cinema, fall into two basic categories: the weepy, inspiring tales the Academy loves to reward, like Buzkashi Boys (shown above), and the new, inventive shorts that might engage different audiences.  The screening’s centerpiece, Curfew, concerns young people seeking purpose in Manhattan and [...]

Arts Roundup: White, Male, and Imported Edition

D.C.'s theater season is white, male, and imported [Gwydion Suilebhan]
Photos from Candy Chang's "Before I Die" project at 14th and Q streets NW [Huffington Post D.C.]
Chuck Brown was missed at the Harlem Renaissance Festival in Landover, Md. [Post]
Shady Grove might get its very own Patriot Center after all [Post]
The Pentagon was on board to work [...]

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