Posts Tagged ‘Writer’s Center’

Stayin’ Classy: Arts Highlights from Our Classes Guide

For folks with artistic aspirations, finding arts-related classes in this week's Stay Classy cover package is less obvious than you might think. Arts and Crafts and Performance, sure, but Travel and Culture? Technology? Yep, you just may find the class of your dreams in those categories, too. Below, some places to check out.
Arts and Crafts
Think [...]

Jason Schlafstein Discusses a New Theater Company, a New Play, Masturbation

Jason Schlafstein has a lot on his plate. He's a few years out of college, but he's already written, produced, and directed critically acclaimed shows. He's hung around various theaters in town for a while now, and he's started his own company, Flying V, whose debut is this weekend. The troupe is performing the original [...]

Writer’s Shock: Author Doreen Baingana Prepares to Pen a Travelogue From Memory

Somewhere in Kenya, during a six-hour bus ride from Mombasa to Nairobi this fall, the Kenya-based, Uganda-born Doreen Baingana’s laptop was stolen. In an Oct. 21 e-mail, her devastation was clear: “I am in shock right now. I will just have to use my memory. Terrible.”
That laptop has every interview that Baingana, who for the [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Eschenbach Play Piano, Artisphere Opens, and More!

Around this weekend and looking for interesting things to do that won’t break the bank? Well, check out these free–and almost free–events from my site Free in DC.
From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on 14th St. NW near P, Hemphill hosts photographer and filmmaker Kendall Messick, who will sign his new book, The Projectionist.
Further north on [...]

John Davis Performs John Davis at Story/Stereo Season-Opener

The Writer's Center's Story/Stereo series, our favorite free live-music program not set in the summer months, will begin its second season Sept. 3 with a performance from John Davis, the former Q and Not U and Georgie James member and current Title Tracks leader. And he'll be playing songs from all three groups. It's the [...]