Posts Tagged ‘union market’

All Things Go Is Hosting a Music Festival This Fall

Union Market might be D.C.'s go-to venue for artisan breads and locally sourced meats, but this year, it's made room for another offering on the menu: homegrown music festivals. Following the success of U Street Music Hall's June electro-dance fete, Union BBQ, D.C.-based music blog All Things Go will host its first-ever music festival at Union Market's Dock 5 this September 13.
The [...]

ToDo ToDay: Nebraska, MGMT, and Beautiful Swimmers

Fans of ’70s cinema will find a home in Nebraska. From the opening studio card (a retro Paramount logo) to the star (Bruce Dern), everything about Nebraska seems designed to evoke the era of New Hollywood. Dern plays Woody, a quiet but cantankerous retiree who is duped by a misleading sweepstakes notice into thinking he has won a [...]

ToDo ToDay: The No Rules Show! Kurt Vile! National Ice Cream Day!

Arlington’s Signature Theatre never misses an opportunity to fill an empty venue with a quality cabaret act, and this summer, the company lets its new tenants get in on the action. The No Rules Show continues its  run tonight with the talented Joshua Morgan of No Rules Theater at the piano. The evenings are billed as [...]

Arts Roundup: Erotica Night Edition

Henry Rollins tells a story of a former D.C. punk gone down a dismal path. [LA Weekly]
How did this white Jewish guy in Fairfax amass one of the country's largest private collections of African American historical artifacts? [Post]
If you run a theater company in D.C., what are your venue options? [Post]
Awesome Con D.C. starts a [...]

ToDo ToDay: Cinematography! Black Moth Super Rainbow!

According to early Italian film theorist Ricciotto Canudo, cinematography is the “seventh art,” behind other forms like sculpture, music, and dance. But while it’s younger than the stuff of the Greeks, movie photography has made dramatic and numerous strides in a relatively short period of time. “Focus!,” this weekend’s film event presented by the French [...]

ToDo ToDay: Jill Townsley! Columbia Heights Day!

Plenty of artists would cringe if the word “workmanlike” were used to describe their output, but Jill Townsley embraces it. In an exhibit appropriately titled “TOIL,” Townsley creates her art by painstakingly repeating humble processes like scribbling. That’s not a new idea—artists from Cy Twombly to Linn Meyers have tried it. But Townsley takes to [...]

ToDo ToDay: “Women Who Rock” and Union Market

What do Billie Holiday and Lady Gaga have in common? What about Queen Latifah and rockabilly star Wanda Jackson? Well, besides gender and fame, their influence on a deeply sexist recording industry. The final presentation of the National Museum of Women in the Arts’ 25th anniversary season, “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power” traces the [...]

Crafty Bastards Moving to Union Market

Crafty Bastards, the massive indie arts fair that Washington City Paper has sponsored since 2004, will have a new home this year: Union Market.
The fair, which had set up for the last seven years at the Marie Reed Learning Center in Adams Morgan, will take place Nov. 10 at the new venue. Union Market, opening [...]

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