Divorced. Beheaded. Died. Divorced. Beheaded. Survived. The opening lines of SIX list the fates of Henry the VIII’s half dozen wives, and despite setting a rather dire tone, the pronouncement has already become an iconic musical theater intro. Here's the concept: Katherine of Aragon, Anna of Cleaves and their fellow ladies-in-waiting-to-lose-their heads compete to prove […]
11:Eleven gallery has partnered with Thomas James, a prolific curator currently working in Baltimore for a show exploring the belief that all cultures—including cultural legacies, and customs—deserve to preserved and celebrated. The exhibit features mid-atlantic artists whose 2D and 3D works showcase global culture. Including works by Ainsley Burrows, Alexis Gomez, Blake Pierre, Dereje Demissie, […]
Puppets, penguins, music, and more to keep your little ones laughing!
Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio helped revolutionize 16th century painting, but was also known as the pittore maledetto, or the cursed painter. He had a love of violence, brothels, and taverns, which informed his art. Today, however, some refer to the painter as a sociopath. Rocky Ruggiero, a specialist in the Early Renaissance, discusses Caravaggio’s […]
For all the Dead Heads out there, celebrate Jerry Garcia’s 80th birthday with Northern Virginia jam band Born Cross Eyed. Yes, they're a tribute band. Dino & the Boys open. Tie dye is encouraged.