Posts Tagged ‘Rosanna Ruscetti’

Artisphere Turns Two, But It Hasn’t Matured Just Yet

Arlington’s Artisphere turns two this weekend. But is it a happy birthday?
Despite critical acclaim for some of the art center's programming, it’s still difficult to determine how sustainable Artisphere's model is. Nearly a year after amending its business plan, Arlington taxpayers may be on the hook for a projected $2.3 million deficit.
Executive Director Jose Ortiz says [...]

Whither Artisphere’s Salsa Nights?

When Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan presented in late November a new business plan for the financially troubled Artisphere that included closing the building on Mondays and Tuesdays, I wondered what would become of the arts center's "Salsa Tuesdays" events. While tonight’s Cuban salsa and timba event with DJ Reyna is being billed by dance instructor [...]

Artisphere Names a New Programming Director

Artisphere has named a new director of programming, the Rosslyn arts center announced today. Rosanna Ruscetti comes to the Wilson Boulevard venue after 19 years at George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium, where she was director of the 1,500-seat venue. She'll replace Artisphere's acting director of programming, Chris Williams, who previously programmed for Arlington Cultural Affairs and [...]