Art & Commodity in the 1980s” Exhibit Opens at the Hirshhorn

By Brittany Sterling Young   The Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden is presenting a new exhibit, “Art and Commodity in the 80’s.” The exhibit explores the works of New York City artists during this transformative decade in which brands and labels became more coveted than products themselves, as art meshed with consumer culture. Also addressed Read More …

Uni Fuses Old and New Rock Sounds

By Iain Higgins Stepping into Slash Run, a small bar and burger joint on Upshur Street in Northwest, I immediately began looking for a passage to another room. Stairs, a door, anything- but I didn’t find it. That’s because, even more so than Black Cat or DC9, Slash Run thrives on intimacy. In this bar, Read More …

New York Fashion Week Recap

By Daniela Sol As New York Fashion Week unfolds, the question “has fashion become ugly?” resounds amongst fashion enthusiasts because of the design choices made by resent designers. It seems that women and men all over have given in to the bulky sweaters, long t-shirts, chunky shoes, and puffy jackets. Fashion designers all around have Read More …

Reasons to Be Pretty – A Play That Challenges the Conventional

By Katarina Ivancik The 21st century work of American drama, Reasons to Be Pretty by Neil LaBute, is humorous, relatable, and hits its audience almost too close to home. The CenterStage Theater company’s motto is creating theatre “from the students, by the students, and for the students”, making shows like Reasons to Be Pretty even Read More …

Outliers vs. Vanguard Art at the National Gallery

By Katarina Ivancik The National Gallery of Art has recently gained a temporary new addition to its already expansive collection. From now until May 13th, 2018, the Outliers and American Vanguard Art exhibit will be available for viewing in the East Building, Concourse Galleries. The exhibit features a large and inclusive variety of artists ranging Read More …

The American Road Trip Gallery in Arts Walk

By Brittany Sterling Young Marcelle Fozard is the proud owner of American Road Trip Gallery located on Studio #15 on the Arts Walk here in Brookland. Here she displays and sells a variety of upcycled items, including pennants, pillows, suitcases, earrings, soaps, rings, paintings, and more. Fozard opened the gallery three years ago after pulling back Read More …