Windian Brings the Noise

D.C.’s best party-punk festival is back, courtesy of local record label Windian Records. In case you are still stewing about missing South By Southwest this year, this annual showcase — now in its third year — has all the loud rock ’n’ roll and scene-making that you crave. Ten bands will assault your ears over […]

The Cubist as a Young Man

There’s a story that National Gallery of Art curator Andrew Robison likes to tell about Pablo Picasso. “He used to say that, ‘At the age of 15, I could draw like Raphael,’” Robison says, referring to the Renaissance-era Italian painter and master draftsman. Picasso’s challenge, he would tell friends, was learning how “not to draw […]