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Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 03/25/2011

In the Center of the Ring

Circus life is a wild ride, and Johnathan Lee Iverson, the first African American and the youngest ringmaster in the history of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s “greatest show on earth” is right in the middle of the madness.

By Stephanie Green  |  10:44 AM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local Arts and Culture

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 03/02/2011

(e)merge art fair opens applications

The application process for artists who want to compete for places in the new (e)merge art fair has started. The fair, which takes place Sept. 22-25 in Washington, is one of the few art events that will showcase new artists...

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  12:45 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Jacqueline Trescott, Local Arts and Culture | Tags:  (e)merge art fair, Helen Allen, Jamie Smith, Leigh Conner, Mera Rubell, Washington art fair, contemporary art

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/02/2011

PEN/Faulkner Names Fiction Finalists

The five finalists for the 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction were announced Wednesday, with Jennifer Egan, Deborah Eisenberg, Jaimy Gordon, Eric Puchner and Brad Watson making the coveted list.The judges for what the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, headquartered at the Folger Shakespeare...

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Books, Jacqueline Trescott, Local Arts and Culture | Tags:  Brad Watson, Deborah Eisenberg, Eric Puchner, Jaimy Gordon, Jennifer Egan, PEN/Faulkner, PEN/Faulkner fiction finalists, writing awards