Posts Tagged ‘Split This Rock’

Arts Roundup: Death Cab Edition

Two new Union Station pavilions are forever dated by Death Cab for Cutie lyrics. [Racked, DCist]
The African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation raises money to repair the memorial. [AP]
Meet the Washington Metropolitan Gamer Symphony Orchestra. [WJLA]
FACT Magazine is giving away free tickets to U Street Music Hall's anniversary. [Blisspop]
Poetry group Split This Rock has a [...]

Arts Roundup: ICE ICE Baby Edition

The historic Franklin School to become a contemporary art museum with rotating exhibits. [Housing Complex]
Dani Levinas, the entrepreneur and arts patron that will retool the Franklin School with his Institute for Contemporary Expression (ICE), talks about the project's next steps. [Post]
But is an art museum the best use of the building? [Greater Greater Washington]
The Ex [...]

Arts Roundup: Pipe Down, Grandpa! Edition

Old people be talkin' during movies. In a crazy ironic twist, they're also the first to shush you in the library. John Kelly should write a column about that, too. [Post]
This forthcoming animal art in Capitol Hill had better be damn cute. [DCist]
Billy Joel is overwhelmed by the Kennedy Center Honors. Overwhelmed! [Los Angeles Times]
Let D.C. [...]

Arts Roundup: Drop the Bomb on North Bethesda Edition

KenCen puts its organ to work. [Post]
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra extends conductor Marin Alsop's contract. [Post]
Former venue Ras Restaurant & Lounge has been replaced by a new biz. [Popville]
Housewives of Benning Road begins its second season. [YouTube]
Dedicate your life to poetry and work for Split This Rock. [Blog This Rock]
This is what it looked like when [...]

Arts Roundup: Drum Major Edition

Today, contractors begin removing the contested "drum major" quotation from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. [AP via WJLA]
Wow: Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett tries to cancel a Fillmore show by Mexican group Molotov, saying the group's lyrics are homophobic. [Post]
Abeselom Hailemariam gets three years and four months' prison time for conspiring to steal from [...]

Arts Roundup: Crowdfunding and Famous People Edition

National Theatre gets its own Broadway series—a big move for the long-struggling theater, now under new management. [Post]
Capital Fringe shows increasingly rely on crowdfunding... [Washington Business Journal]
...and the Smithsonian launches its first major crowdfunding campaign—for the forthcoming yoga exhibit at Freer/Sackler—today. [Freer/Sackler]
Kelly Rowland breaks down at last weekend's Fillmore show. [Post]
At Savoy Elementary School, Michelle Obama [...]

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