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,…

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…

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…

Transformer’s 16th Annual Silent Auction & Benefit Party Takes Off October 26

Transformer’s primary fundraising event and DC’s biggest celebration of independent arts, the Annual Silent Auction & Benefit Party is an extension of this innovative non-profit organization’s overall cutting-edge aesthetic. Now in its 16th year, the auction is widely regarded as the fall’s ‘not to be missed’ art event, Transformer’s Auction provides essential support for the…

Experience London Theater in DC at the Shakespeare Theater

Shakespeare Theatre Company is delighted to announce the lineup of National Theatre Live screenings in anticipation of the 2019/20 Season: FLEABAG, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, and KINKY BOOTS, distributed by BY Experience. National Theatre Live brings the best of British theatre to cinema screens around the world, including STC’s Sidney Harman Hall (610…

Kennedy Center Celebrates Summer with Rooftop Happy Hours

The Kennedy Center brings the fun outdoors this summer with four free rooftop happy hours, taking place on Thursdays July 11, July 18, and August 1 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The series is offered in partnership with local and national partners, who will curate each event. Frank Brown & DC Millennials, Ritmos Raros,…