Nilo Cruz’s SOTTO VOCE Opens New Season at Theater J

At a time when our nation’s response to immigrants and refugees is hotly debated, Theater J opens its 2017-2018 season with the powerful and poetic Sotto Voce by Nilo Cruz.  Sotto Voce, which is set in motion by the ill-fated 1939 trip of the S.S. St. Louis, runs October 3-29. Cruz’s lyrical and romantic play…

The 10th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival  Arts Festival Returns To Larger Site For Milestone Year

This year, Hyattsville Community Development Corporation and the Brewers Association of Maryland celebrate the tenth annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival.  In partnership with the City of Hyattsville and M-NCPPC, the largest yearly arts event in the Gateway Arts District marks its decade of existence with Eats, “Arts and Ales.” The festival will return to last year’s 3 block site in downtown Hyattsville on September 23,…

Home+Discordance=US: Show Examines Idea of Home

Solas Nua, in collaboration with New York University Washington, DC, is pleased to present Home + Discordance = US, an exhibition that explores the idea of the US as a place of “home”. Typically the word home conjures up an image of warmth, welcome and a place of safety. However, for some that image does not…

Variety Show Raises Funds for Research, Pirate-Style

In the vein of old-timey radio dramas, prepare yourself for a new kind of variety show, featuring burlesque acts during commercial breaks, audience participation, and most of all–pirates! The Round World is excited to present Tales from the Round World:  The Log of the Salty Pearl, the second in their series of live radio plays…

National Museum of Women in the Arts Shows Off Fall Calendar

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to present a wide range of exhibitions and programs, including the much raved about and in demand “Fierce Women” tour and an opening party and gallery talks related to the exhibition Magnetic Fields. In addition, the third season of the museum’s Women, Arts and…

Artists Apply for 2018 Post-Graduate Residency Studio at Torpedo Factory Art Center EDIT

Deadline: Sunday, September 10, 2017 Application: torpedofactory.org/artopps Now in its fourth year, the Post-Graduate Residency Studio at the Torpedo Factory Art Center is seeking applicants for the 2018 program. The deadline is Sunday, September 10, 2017. This competitive program provides meaningful support for recent promising graduates who have, or will soon complete a bachelor’s or master’s art degree with an accredited program….

Solas Nua Reading August 21 Featuring Award Winning Irish Playwrite

Abbie Spallen’s award-winning dark comedy draws a line in the mud for Northern Ireland. This political satire is, according to the playwright,  “about frustration and impotence at the hands of the powers that be.”  August 21st – 7pm at Kelly’s Irish Times 14 F St NW (near Union Station) Lally’s child is stuck down a well. But with…