Posts Tagged ‘Washington Ballet’

Arts Roundup: The State of D.C. Hardcore Edition

Plus: An interview with new Washington Ballet head Julie Kent.

Arts Roundup: Just Wanna See Edition

Plus: Washington Ballet names its new artistic director.

Washington Ballet Names Julie Kent as New Artistic Director

She'll take over for outgoing director Septime Webre in July.

Arts Roundup: Rhizome Edition

Plus: A rescheduled BET Honors will take place in March.

Arts Roundup: Racing Presidents Ballet Edition

Plus: An interview with RDGLDGRN's bassist.

How Works from the American Art Museum Inspired the Sleepy Hollow Ballet

The Washington Ballet's latest premiere got its look from 19th-century paintings and modern sculpture.

ToDo ToDay: Azar Nafisi, Storm Large, and City Paper‘s Concert at the American Art Museum

Fill your weekend with haunting sculptures and sensual dances.

ToDo ToDay: Two Gentlemen of Verona, Peter Pan, and PeepTarts

Put a dog on the stage, and it just might steal the show. When New York’s Fiasco Theater brings its production of Two Gentlemen of Verona to the Folger, they’ll also bring a canine character described as “the most scene-stealing non-speaking role in the canon” by Shakespeare scholars. Crab, the slobbering companion of the servant Launce, appears [...]

Opening This Week: Inferno, Stars and Stripes, “The Next Wave,” and More

What's new this weekend in local arts.
Opening in conjunction with the Washington, D.C. International Design Festival, "The Next Wave" is a 4,000 square foot exhibition that explores industrial design within the last 13 years from Spain, Italy, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, and the United States. There are more than 100 objects on view, including lighting, [...]

ToDo ToDay: Nick Offerman, The Evens, and a Race Symposium at the D.C. JCC

"Ham" isn’t the first word you’d use to describe the comedy of Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman. He’s more about folksy, faux-masculine deadpan. When he brings the show to the Warner Theatre, he’ll deliver observations from his years in show business, plus a few references to the Parks and Rec gags that have dominated certain segments [...]