Category Archives: Art

CVS gets points for trying

I could easily write a John Kelly-esque customer service trashing of CVS — why are the stores so ugly, clerks incompetent, stores so poorly laid out, lacking on self check-out machines … you get the idea. But consider this: This … Continue reading

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No debate — More public art in the DMV, please

In Alexandria’s Del Ray neighborhood, a somewhat bizarre sculpture has stirred the pot, evoking an  equal amount of praise and criticism, the Washington Post reports. “Three Eggs in Space” is a gift from a developer, required by Alexandria (great idea. … Continue reading

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Thank you Tom Toles

The Washington Post cartoonist has a moving portrait of Martin Luther King today. It’s a piece of art worth cutting out of the paper and it delivers a message we all need to hear: Non-violence.

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Shakespeare Theatre’s ‘Young Theatre Goer Discount’

The Shakespeare Theatre is offering one of the best deals I have ever heard of.  As a part of their “Young Theatre Goers Discount,” they offer a full year’s subscription to all patrons under 35 for only $20 per ticket.  … Continue reading

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Corcoran Gallery of Art Extends Chuck Close Exhibit

The Corcoran Gallery of Art has extended its most recent exhibition on American photorealist, Chuck Close.  Instead of closing last weekend, the exhibit is now running through September 29th.   I would strongly recommend going to see this collection of work … Continue reading

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Norman Rockwell in monochrome

Everyone should go see the Norman Rockwell exhibit at the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum. Despite the incredible egoism displayed by George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, who allowed their private collections to be presented on 7th St. NW, the exhibit offers … Continue reading

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