Category Archives: In the News

SeeNoSun’s Doubt: A Parable Opens June 1

SeeNoSun OnStage will open a four-week run of Doubt: A Parable, John Patrick Shanley’s controversial Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama.The play examines the Catholic Church abuse scandal while trying to answer the question, “What do you do when you’re not sure?” Read the full DC Metro Theater Arts article here.

Washington City Paper Recommends Ancestral Duo Show on 4/9

Among Luke Stewart’s mountain of musical projects, the Ancestral Duo is one of the smallest—and most fascinating. Stewart and Baltimorean Jamal Moore both serve as multi-instrumentalists, including electronic effects; their main axes, however, are bass and drums/percussion, respectively. The music they make is improvisational, experimental, and… remarkably quiet. It’s introspective, meditative music that can turn entirely on a single extemporaneous detail. (It’s small in sound as well as size, though one shouldn’t confuse smallness with shallowness.) But then, the Duo doesn’t always perform as… a duo. This weekend, for example, they take the stage with a sound artist from Osaka, Japan, by the name of Tatsuya Nakatani. Read the full article here

Local Blog Congress Heights on the Rise Reflects on The Black Love Experience

“It’s taken me a solid week to wrap my mind around the creative awesome that was the 4th annual Black Love Experience hosted by Nubian Hueman at the Anacostia Arts Center. These type of innovative, commUNITY focused and all around boss as hell events are what raises the bar for what people say east of the river/black folks is expecting and capable of achieving.” – Nikki Peele
Read the full article here.

The Washington Post reviews Better Homes and Gardens

5-better-homes-and-gardens-11-7-16Paper is gradually taking two divergent forms in “Better Homes and Gardens,” Becky Borlan’s in-process show at Vivid Solutions Gallery. The artist is planting the ceiling and walls with hanging foliage, an expanding forest to surround a community of small houses. The latter are folded from squares of brightly colored paper on which visitors have written what they like about their own neighborhood. Read the full article here.