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‘No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man’ Brings a Glimpse of the Desert to DC

The Black Rock Desert in Nevada is desolate for the majority of the year. Yet for one week each year, it is transformed into Black Rock City, where around 75,000 people travel to experience the wonders of Burning Man, a massive experiment in community living. The gathering is short, but[Read More…]

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DC Fashion Week Highlights International Designs

Every year, fashion week presents an opportunity for designers both new and experienced to take to the runway with fresh couture and show-stopping styles. Although Washington, D.C., is not an established fashion capital, the city still impresses when it comes to putting on a runway show. D.C. Fashion Week is[Read More…]

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Punk Rock Spread From WGTB to the Streets of DC

“It felt like things could explode at any moment into absolute chaos.” James Schneider, director of the upcoming documentary “Punk the Capital,” was not describing a heated protest but rather the influential 1979 punk rock concert held at Georgetown University. The show was a benefit concert held by Georgetown’s student-run[Read More…]

Marion Colomer Depicts ‘Carnal Desire’ at Gallery O on H

Marion Colomer Depicts ‘Carnal Desire’ at Gallery O on H

Nestled in a tiny brick building in the H Street Corridor is Gallery O on H, an art gallery and event space. Inside the welcoming front door resides the enchanting exhibit “Melancholia” by Marion Colomer, a French painter. Colomer is originally from Paris but has studied in New York, New[Read More…]

by February 7, 2018 1 comment Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Science and Art Come Together at the Freer and Sackler Galleries

Positioned on Independence Avenue by the National Mall, the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery feature world-renowned American and Asian art collections. Unlike more aesthetic-driven galleries, the Freer and Sackler galleries connect their art exhibitions to significant events and developments from the history of Asia. Aligning[Read More…]

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Exploring the Complexities of Communication at the Hirshhorn

Known for pushing the boundaries of artistic expression, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s latest exhibit, “The Message: New Media Works,” challenges its viewers to re-examine their human experiences. Comprised of five unique film installations, each of which portrays a different aspect of modern life, the exhibit speaks to the[Read More…]

Empowering Women Through Art at the Zenith Gallery

Empowering Women Through Art at the Zenith Gallery

Walking into the “Artists Femina” exhibit at Zenith Gallery is an arresting experience. The walls, floors, tables — every possible surface — are covered in an almost dizzying, captivating array of art. Founded in 1978 by artist Margery Goldberg, Zenith Gallery is a contemporary and modern art gallery located in[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
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Movie Review: ‘Paris Opera’

★★☆ ☆ ☆ Opera is like very expensive wine. You feel obligated to like it, and often pretend you do, but often you are not sure if you actually enjoy it or just want to enjoy it. “The Paris Opera,” directed by Jean-Stéphane Bron, is a film that, for most people watching,[Read More…]

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Movie Review: ‘Spielberg’

★★★★☆ HBO’s “Spielberg,” directed and produced by Susan Lacy, is no ordinary documentary. The film is as much a documentary about famed director Steven Spielberg’s life as it is about his filmmaking style — it is impossible to tell where one ends and the other begins. The documentary’s narrative is[Read More…]