Monthly Archives: July 2009

Start the Weekend Early with ArtUnplugged

For those of you who enjoy talented, local performers… look no further than ArtUnplugged this weekend! There are plenty of acts to go see:  Tonight, check out Triflava, a DC-based progressive hip-hop band consisting of three members, Christylez Bacon (emcee, beatbox, guitar, … Continue reading

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A Vacation to Europe (sort of)

The National Geographic Museum recently opened a new exhibit, “Kodachrome Culture: The American Tourist in Europe.”  The exhibit features stock photographs from the National Geographic collection captured in the 1950s postwar years. American families had “money for travel and a … Continue reading

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PostSecret: Not Just for Mail

Last month, the Hillayer Art Space hosted an exhibit like no other. The show was entitled “PostSecret: Confessions on Life, Death, and God,”  and is a reference to a recently published book by the artist. PostSecret is a movement started … Continue reading

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Capital Fringe Festival

Yesterday marked the opening of the Capital Fringe Festival in downtown DC. This is the fourth year for the cultural outpouring at venues around DC. Capital Fringe seeks to provide “outlets and opportunities for artists to self-produce in a nurturing … Continue reading

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ArtUnplugged: 38 Acts. 8 Weeks. 8 Locations.

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities presents Art Unplugged, a new summer performance series that showcases the talent of local artists at locations throughout the four quadrants of Washington, DC. The series spans from June 15, 2009 through … Continue reading

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