Requiem for the Enslaved Premieres June 17

Georgetown University Assistant Professor and Kennedy Center composer-in-residence Carlos Simon‘s debut album on Decca/Universal, entitled Requiem for the Enslaved, will be released on June 17 ahead of the Juneteenth Federal Holiday. The new work was commissioned by Georgetown to honor 272 enslaved people who were sold for $115,000 by the Maryland Jesuits, the founders of the university,…

Notre-Dame de Paris: The Augmented Exhibit

Notre-Dame de Paris: The Augmented Exhibition is an augmented reality immersion into the history and restoration of the revered cathedral produced by the innovative French start-up Histovery, in collaboration with the Public Institution in charge of the conservation and restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris. The National Building Museum’s debut takes place on the third anniversary of…

McLean Project for the Arts to Host Spring Solos Virtual Artist Talk  

McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) Curator and Artistic Director Nancy Sausser will host a Virtual Artist Talk today, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 7pm. Artists Melanie Kehoss, Matt Pinney, and James Stephen Terrell will discuss the thoughts and processes behind their current exhibitions, Labor and Leisure: Lightboxes by Melanie Kehoss, Where Do We Go From…

National Building Museum Exhibits THE WALL, Opening November 6

On November 6, the National Building Museum opens a major new exhibition, The Wall/El Muro: What is a Border Wall? Always in the news, but rarely well understood, the US-Mexico border wall looms large on the landscape, and in the American consciousness. This multi-media exhibition will provide a timely examination of the role of design, architecture, planning and…

DC Hosts Legendary All Blacks from New Zealand October 23

The U.S. Men’s National Rugby Team, The Eagles, will host the most successful rugby team on the planet, the New Zealand All Blacks, for the first time ever in Washington, DC when they square off on Saturday, October 23, 2021 in the inaugural 1874 Cup, at FedExField. It will be the first time the All Blacks have played in the United…

Unique DC Tenant, Landlord Laws Explained

Many people move to DC and look for an apartment to rent, unaware of the District’s unique landlord/tenant laws.  As a departure from cultural goings on (there’re on pause anyway), we have a special guest post from Attorney Walker Fults to help you navigate the District’s tenancy laws (whether you are a tenant or a…

Solas Nua presents fair is foul and foul is fair

Solas Nua, in collaboration with American University Museum, presents fair is foul and foul is fair featuring works by Irish artists Aideen Barry and Alice Maher in a special exhibition November 9 – December 15, 2019 at the Katzen Arts Center located at 4400 Massachusetts, NW. The exhibition is curated by Dr. Tina Kinsella. “fair is foul and foul is fair” as…

Celebrate 100 Years of the Torpedo Factory in Alexandria

Torpedo Factory Art Center celebrates two major milestones in 2019 with an Anniversary Ball on Saturday, November 16, from 7 – 10 p.m. The building turns 100 and the Art Center is 45.  Mikaela Lefrak, WAMU arts and culture reporter, leads a lively evening of art, music, dancing, film, performance and memories. The party will…

The Milk Carton Kids Play Mansion on O Street Fundraiser October 27

The Milk Carton Kids are a major force in the continuing American folk tradition, blending ethereal, oscillating harmonies and intricate, inventive musicianship — with a uniquely powerful brand of contemporary songcraft.  They’re in DC for a short time, with a sold out show the next night at U Street Music Hall.  Sunday evening will be…