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Arts Roundup: Big Money Edition

David Rubenstein donates $5 million to the National Book Festival, which should support the annual event for another five years. [Post]
...but could the National Book Festival move to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (or somewhere else) next year? [Post]
A settlement over the Huguette Clark estate draws near, putting Corcoran closer to $10 million. [Post]
National [...]

Rosslyn Gets Unspontaneously Yarn-Bombed

When most people think of radical street art, they think of graffiti. In Rosslyn, it looks more like yarn.
Last week, the Rosslyn Business Improvement District (BID) announced it was partnering with Artisphere, Arlington Public Libraries, and Arlington Public Art in a wholly unspontaneous yarn-bombing of Rosslyn's streets and buildings. The kickoff began tepidly with a [...]

Artisphere’s First Birthday, and What It Means for Rosslyn

Happy birthday, Artisphere. You've made it—maybe.
A year ago, City Paper staffer Erin Petty wrote about who and what, exactly, the brand-new Artisphere would cater to, given its existence in a business district. Four months ago, I wrote about the various troubles plaguing its young life: Key staff hadn’t signed on until after the space’s opening; [...]