Posts Tagged ‘Walter E. Washington Convention Center’

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 [...]

Chuck Brown’s Memorial: Politicians, Go-Go Musicians, Celebrities, and the Apprentice

The final installment of the D.C.'s official celebrations of Chuck Brown takes place tomorrow in halls D and E of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Some good news: After yesterday’s long line outside the Howard Theatre in the brutal heat, this should be a cooler event.
Doors will open at 10 a.m., and ceremonies will actually [...]

Chuck Brown’s Public Viewing, Memorial Set for Next Week

D.C. will get the opportunity to send off the Godfather of Go-Go next week, the mayor's office and Brown's family announced this evening. A public viewing of Chuck Brown's remains will take place Tuesday, May 29 at the Howard Theatre from 11 a.m to 10 p.m. A memorial service will take place Thursday, May 31 at [...]

What Building Was That in the Transformers: Dark of the Moon Super Bowl Teaser?

There was some talk yesterday that the 30-second teaser for Transformers: Dark of the Moon show in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLV on Sunday night featured the Walter E. Washington Convention Center as a backdrop for one explosive shot. And while the film's week of D.C. shooting last October did venture near Mt. [...]