Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

07/24/2014 - 12:00am
Work has started on the mural at William Rumsey Aquatic Facility, 635 North Carolina Ave. SE. The mural, to be located on the left entrance wall, will be painted by noted artist Aniekan Udofia, who has been with the MuralsDC program since its... >>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
07/01/2014 - 12:12pm
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
07/01/2014 - 11:45am
Steve Fleming never really leaves his world—the world of painting, looking, teaching, exploring. It is all around him, in his studio, his home and his mind. It usually comes in the form of light and works its way through paint: watercolors,... >>more
07/01/2014 - 11:12am
Jonah at Work It’s always the way. When James Herbert finally had the time to share the benefit of his work experience with his children, they had long since flown the nest. So he focused on his grandchildren’s generation.  In... >>more
07/01/2014 - 10:12am
Third Person Paul Haggis is a writer/director who had a string of film successes in the last decade, winning two Academy Awards in a row for screenwriting with “Million Dollar Baby” (2004) and “Crash” (2004).  He also... >>more
06/28/2014 - 9:30am
World renowned, Japanese saxophonist Sadao Watanabe was awarded the 2014 DC Jazz Festival Lifetime Achievement Award last night at the residence of Japanese ambassador, Kenichiro Sasae. A longtime advocate and lover of jazz music, the ambassador and... >>more
06/03/2014 - 10:04am
Spurting blood! Gore! Melodrama! All are essential ingredients in Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare's bloodiest drama. Everyone dies or is horribly mutilated. Faction of Fools (FOF)has transformed this horror story into a hysterically funny Commedia... >>more
06/02/2014 - 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
06/02/2014 - 11:41am
BookFest 2014 Thanks to all our participants, volunteers, and donors for another great Literary Hill BookFest. As one author noted afterwards, “It’s a unique event for a unique neighborhood.” Hear, hear! Special thanks to the... >>more
06/02/2014 - 11:12am
This is a painter’s love affair with Washington, the city of real people and real things, not “Washington” the political center of the universe. You get to tag along. Martin Kotler’s vision of DC is his own: a clear, true... >>more
06/02/2014 - 10:41am
In a city where people may frequently debate the politics of religion but rarely talk about faith itself, Freud’s Last Session at Theater J is a rare opportunity to spend a couple of hours observing a fierce, passionate and poignant discussion... >>more
06/02/2014 - 10:16am
Ida “Ida,” the new film written and directed by Pawel Pawlikowski, tells an intricate two-character story in a throw-back world, Poland in the early 1960’s. Honored at film festivals in Toronto, London and Warsaw, it comes to... >>more