The Style Blog: D.C

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 02/03/2014

The Franklin School: An Interview with Dani Levinas

Franklin Schoolhouse to be converted into space for the arts

By Philip Kennicott  |  05:56 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art, Critic's Notebook, Culture, D.C.

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Joanna Coles invites 15 Washington women to ‘Cosmo 100 lunch

The guest list for Monday’s “Cosmo 100” lunch included actresses, fashion designers and about 15 Washington women committed to the weightier issues of the world.

By Frances Stead Sellers  |  05:37 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C., Media

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 03/06/2013

The (snow)quest for crisis

Washington, D.C., feeds on hysteria, be it meteorological or budgetary

By Dan Zak  |  12:53 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C.

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Quvenzhane Wallis, youngest-ever Oscar nominee, swings by GALA Theatre

"Beasts of the Southern Wild" star talks to children in D.C.

By Jessica Goldstein  |  06:00 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C.

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 02/07/2013

Washington area remains nation's 'most literate city' -- and among most romantic

Once again, Washington has been named the most literate city in the United States. And a separate study names Alexandria, Va., the second most romantic city in America. Apparently, all that traffic isn't hurting action in the library -- or the bedroom.

By Ron Charles  |  10:04 AM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books, DC

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 05/29/2012

10-year-old D.C. pianist performs on NPR’s hit show ‘From the Top’

Tune into WETA, 90.9 FM, at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, to hear a live performance by a 10-year-old D.C. pianist, who has been called “a rising star” on the D.C. music scene.

By DeNeen Brown  |  01:41 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  from the top, npr, avery gagliano, weta, classical weta, john eaton elementary school, deneen brown, deneen brown and washington post, 10-year-old dc pianist, the cat and the mouse by aaron copland, the cat and the mouse, aaron copland

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 04/26/2012

The 5x5 public art project organizes a bus tour this Saturday

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities has organized a bus tour Saturday of the 5x5 Project exhibits, leaving from Arena Stage at 11 a.m.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  05:25 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The 5x5 project, public art in Washington, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Cherry Blossom Festival

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Elizabeth Catlett: a source of inspiration and distinctive art

The inspirational sculptor who died Monday in Mexico, had many links to Washington and returned many times to unveil work, mentor students and share her life-stories.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  02:11 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elizabeth Catlett, African American artist, Washington, D.C. artist, Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Gallery of Art, National museum of Women in the Arts

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 03/15/2012

National Gallery of Art opens collections online

The National Gallery of Art has developed a new online resource called NGA Images that allows anybody to download more than 20,000 images.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  07:00 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Musuem, National Gallery of Art NGA Images

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Lilian Thomas Burwell, Washington sculptor and painter, displays new work at Howard University

Lilian Thomas Burwell, a sculptor and painter in Washington for more than 60 years, is unveiling a new sculptural installation at Howard University this week.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  03:50 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lilian Thomas burwell, Washington, D.C. Artist, Howard University

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 03/07/2012

Folger Shakespeare hosts acquisitions adoption night

For pretty substantial sums, a patron can adopt some of the Folger’s latest acquisitions.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  05:58 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Folger Shakespeare Library, Folger aucton, Wasington, D.C. museum

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 01/19/2011

Mayor Gray to discuss arts and culture

Mayor Vincent C. Gray is scheduled to outline his policies on arts and culture in Washington at the annual meeting of Cultural Tourism DC on Thursday. This address is his first as elected mayor to a group of cultural...

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  01:30 PM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Jacqueline Trescott, Jacqueline Trescott | Tags:  Cultural Tourism DC, Vincent C. Gray, arts and culture in Washington

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 09/24/2010

Gray speaks up for the Humanities Council

During its 30th anniversary programs the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C., was generously giving awards to filmmakers, historians and those who work to preserve neighborhoods and cultures. However, as the celebrations wound down Thursday night, the council itself received a...

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  05:01 PM ET, 09/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott | Tags:  d.c., humanities council of washington, johnnetta cole, michel martin, peggy cooper cafritz, vincent gray