Posts Tagged ‘arts’

Dupont Underground Seeks Success in a Space Haunted by Failure

"The whole point is to create a blank shell to begin to experiment."

Another Art Space Coming to Anacostia

The District's up-and-coming arts strip just gained one more member. Today, sculptor Craig Kraft closed on a property at 1239 Good Hope Road SE in Anacostia, with plans to convert the vacant space into a studio, gallery, and residence.
Kraft, who's known for his neon light sculptures, has been based out of the iconic Engine House No. 7 at [...]

H Street Playhouse Priced Out of H Street, Looking For New Spot

Back in 2002, Capitol Hill businesspeople Adele and Bruce Robey bought a restaurant at 1365 H Street NE for $300,000 and turned it into the H Street Playhouse, a 100-seat black box that now serves as a home for small theater groups. Since then, hip bars and restaurants have sprung up around it, making H [...]