Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

09/09/2014 - 9:29am
In September, the air gets cooler, the autumnal equinox signals the changing to the seasons and the harvest is reaped.  It is also one of the best months for gallery openings and festivals.  Mid City will shed August’s summer slump... >>more
09/03/2014 - 12:31pm
Thoughts Of A Jazz Lover Jazz can be enigmatic, an alchemy of mysterious sounds and moods that is spontaneous and yet deliberate in its free flowing creativity. The music can be complex, but good jazz feels as simple as first love—it goes... >>more
09/03/2014 - 12:09pm
A Knight to Remember What would you do if your fantasies came to life? What if your daydreams consisted of “vivid little monks, knights, and barbarians” from the Middle Ages? That’s what happens to Rosie, the heroine of “... >>more
09/03/2014 - 11:46am
It was just a wall. Now it’s a flowing, happy fantasy with a beautiful young woman in crystal-blue tones – with closed eyes and serene smile. The trailing blue-green and magenta ribbons could be water currents. Her long flowing hair... >>more
09/03/2014 - 11:21am
It’s Tuesday night and Hill resident Cheryl Edwards is busy entertaining at Studio 9. She sits behind a scattered worktable gingerly sipping white wine. Next to a half-empty bottle of wine, remnants of a cheese tray mingle with brushes and a... >>more
09/03/2014 - 10:53am
This annual column takes a look back at “The Movies That Got Away,” feature films little noticed or publicized when first released. This selection avoids mainstream Hollywood fare for films which offered something distinctive,... >>more
08/28/2014 - 3:59pm
Show Dates: August 3 – October 26, 2014 Show Location: 4101 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria VA 22304   Alexandria, VA (released: August 28, 2014) – “All Creatures Great and Small” art exhibit opened with an artists’... >>more
08/26/2014 - 7:53pm
One of two engaging new exhibits set to open to the public on September 1st, From Neoclassicism to Futurism: Italian Prints and Drawings, 1800-1925 showcases an oft neglected, yet critical period in Italian art. Comprised of three distinct galleries... >>more
08/05/2014 - 12:51pm
Thoughts Of A Jazz Lover Jazz can be enigmatic, an alchemy of mysterious sounds and moods that is spontaneous and yet deliberate in its free flowing creativity. The music can be complex, but good jazz feels as simple as first love—it goes... >>more
08/05/2014 - 12:15pm
It could be a question, a suggestion, or a statement. It’s up to you. Fatima Argun brings colors and forms together to begin the conversation. The painting is intended to be interactive, a dialog between you and the canvas.  Even the... >>more
08/05/2014 - 11:52am
Family Guide to DC If you’re wondering what to do with the kids next weekend, wonder no more—Chris Sylvester has got you covered. He has kindly packed all the wisdom he’s accrued giving family-friendly tours since 2006 into “... >>more
08/05/2014 - 11:12am
Magic in the Moonlight With “Magic in the Moonlight,” Woody Allen continues his Magical Mystery Tour of European locales begun almost ten years ago with “Match Point.” He returns to European settings because he gets financing... >>more
07/15/2014 - 10:44am
Angelika Film Center (http://www.angelikafilmcenter.com) would open in the larger Florida Avenue Market that is home to Union Market (1309 5th Street NE). The Angelika will show a wide variety of art house and independent films. The only downside is... >>more
07/09/2014 - 10:58am
Those who still pine for the weirdness of the Palace of Wonders should take note of a new event happening in the courtyard of Gallery O on H (1354 H Street NE, http://www.galleryoonh.com). Circus at the O has ties to the original Palace, but also... >>more
07/01/2014 - 4:23pm
In the West Building of the National Gallery of Art, the Ambassador of Italy Claudio Bisogniero and Curator of Italian Paintings David A. Brown were on hand to introduce one of the earliest examples of Western erotic mythological art, Titian’s... >>more