District of DeBonis: Culture


Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 02/20/2014

The end of the Corcoran is nigh

The Corcoran Gallery of Art is on the verge of being dismembered after nearly 150 years.

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:42 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Culture, DeMorning Links

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Ginnie Cooper, D.C. Public Library chief, will step down

Cooper, who has overseen a $153 million remaking of the District's public library system, said Wednesday she will retire before the year ends.

By Mike DeBonis  |  02:27 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Culture, Libraries, Politics

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Partnered for preservation

Ten projects in the District of Columbia won significant grants through the American Express-backed Partners in Preservation contest — starting with Washington National Cathedral.

By Mike DeBonis  |  08:01 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Culture, DeMorning Links

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 05/06/2013

Vote and preserve

Online "Partners for Preservation" voting continues through Friday, with 24 sites across the region competing for as much as $100,000 each.

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:44 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Culture, DeMorning Links

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 05/02/2013

What 'DC Reads' this year is up to you

The D.C. Public Library is renewing its annual citywide reading and discussion event, and you have less than 48 hours to weigh in on which book will be highlighted.

By Mike DeBonis  |  12:38 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Culture

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Chuck Brown Park will feature bandshell, 'timeline tower'

A $1 million steel-and-wood music pavilion will be built this year on the grounds of Langdon Park in Northeast.

By Mike DeBonis  |  05:26 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Culture, Music

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 10/12/2012

World peace and ‘Da Butt’

Let's ponder for a moment an alternate, much better universe where a different EU would be honored by the Nobel committee.

By Mike DeBonis  |  11:25 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Culture, Foreign Affairs, Music