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Arts Post: October 3, 2010 - October 9, 2010

Another show cancels performances

A mid-run change in casting has compelled Synetic Theater to cancel the remaining Wednesday performances of "King Arthur," its terrific new movement-drama, performed on a stage filled with water. Company officials say that Jodi Niehoff, who played the sorceress Morgan...

By Peter Marks  | October 9, 2010; 11:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Peter Marks, Theater  | Tags:  Synetic Theater King Arthur  
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Ford's cancels Oct. 12 performance of "Sabrina Fair"

A death in the family of a cast member has forced Ford's Theatre to cancel its performance of "Sabrina Fair" on the evening of Tues., Oct. 12. A statement from the company said that patrons may exchange tickets for another...

By Peter Marks  | October 8, 2010; 4:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Peter Marks, Theater  | Tags:  sabrina fair ford's theatre  
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Gopnik's Daily Pic: Kirchner's "Infinity"

By Blake Gopnik The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. Daily Pic: John Kirchner's "Infinity," at Conner Contemporary Art. The great thing about snapshots is that they capture the casually seen, then allow for...

By Blake Gopnik  | October 8, 2010; 8:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Galleries  | Tags:  Daily Pic  
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National Gallery adds an elusive Moran

Thomas Moran's The Juniata, Evening, 1864 (Courtesy: The National Gallery of Art) By Jacqueline Trescott The National Gallery of Art announced Friday the museum has added a second painting by Thomas Moran, the acclaimed 19th century landscape artist. "The...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | October 8, 2010; 12:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Museums  | Tags:  D.C., art in washington, landscape painting, national gallery of art, thomas moran  
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Phillips Collection recruits Klaus Ottmann

Klaus Ottmann, the former curator at the Parrish Art Museum in Southhampton, NY. and an authority on Yves Klein, has joined the Phillips Collection as its first Curator At Large. With the title comes the responsibilities to manage the Phillips...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | October 8, 2010; 12:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Galleries, Jacqueline Trescott, Museums  | Tags:  Dorothy Kosinski, Klaus Ottmann, Phillips Collection, art curator in Washington  
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Security at the Jefferson Memorial

(Courtesy: The National Park Service/The National Captial Planning Commission) By Philip Kennicott Get ready for more bollards. The National Capital Planning Commission, one of the oversight bodies that deals with planning and design issues in the District, met today...

By Philip Kennicott  | October 7, 2010; 4:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Architecture, Blake Gopnik, Philip Kennicott  
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Sound artist Richard Chartier to perform at the Hirshhorn tonight

Richard Chartier performs "Transparency" at the Hirshhorn tonight. (Evelina Domnitch) By Chris Richards Richard Chartier -- the Washington-based, world renowned sound and installation artist -- will premiere a new piece called "Transparency" at the Hirshhorn tonight. It utilizes the frequencies...

By Chris Richards  | October 7, 2010; 1:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel Prize in literature

Mario Vargas Llosa, the Peruvian writer and literary giant in the Spanish-speaking world, was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy announced Thursday.

By Mike McPhate  | October 7, 2010; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  Books  
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Farewell seminar at the Corcoran

The good-bye evening on Tuesday night was a time for champagne, designer chocolates, and a few terse observations.

By Jacqueline Trescott  | October 7, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Galleries, Jacqueline Trescott  
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Gopnik's Daily Pic: Cambodian Bronze

By Blake Gopnik A feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. Daily Pic: The "Kandal Urn," a bronze vessel from the National Museum of Cambodia, and now in the Sackler Gallery's "Gods of Angkor" show. It's...

By Blake Gopnik  | October 7, 2010; 7:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Museums  | Tags:  Daily Pic  
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A new home for architects

The Washington, D.C., chapter of American Institute of Architects will move to 7th Street, NW. (Courtesy of AIA | DC) By Philip Kennicott After years of working out of a small row house in Dupont Circle, the Washington, D.C.,...

By Philip Kennicott  | October 6, 2010; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Architecture, Philip Kennicott  
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Gopnik's Daily Pic: East Berlin at Edison Place

By Blake Gopnik The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. Daily Pic: A 1987 photo of what was then East Berlin, by Gerald Adam Hahn. The most striking thing about Hahn's suite of images...

By Blake Gopnik  | October 6, 2010; 11:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Galleries  | Tags:  Daily Pic  
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2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Bill T. Jones

By Jacqueline Trescott The Washington Post arts staff is keeping an eye on the doings of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honorees. This year's class is Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney, Merle Haggard, Jerry Herman and Bill T. Jones. Bill T. Jones...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | October 6, 2010; 8:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Dance, Jacqueline Trescott, Kennedy Center  | Tags:  bill t. jones, kennedy center honors, patti labelle  
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Gayle, Gatlin and Cooney set to appear at the new Hylton

Crystal Gayle, Larry Gatlin and Andy Cooney rank as a triple shot of music history. The trio is booked for the inaugural performance October 15 of the grand opening season at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas. Musician Larry...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | October 5, 2010; 4:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott  | Tags:  Andy Cooney, Crystal Gayle, Larry Gatlin, country music, music, music tour  
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Stars That Truly Dance

By Sarah Kaufman Two men stole my heart last night on Dancing With the Stars, and they couldn't be more different: one's a rookie, one's a pro; one's a big galumph, the other is a slim firecracker. But they share...

By Sarah Kaufman  | October 5, 2010; 9:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  'Dancing With the Stars', Sarah Kaufman  
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Gopnik's Daily Pic: Great 'painting' at Transformer

By Blake Gopnik The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. "Archetype," an installation by Rebecca Key. (Photo by Natalie Cheung) Daily Pic: This is the best new painting in Washington. Not the image itself...

By Blake Gopnik  | October 5, 2010; 7:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Galleries  | Tags:  Daily Pic  
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Castleton Festival announces 3rd season for 2011

Lorin Maazel announces the schedule for the 2011 Castleton Festival.

By Anne Midgette  | October 4, 2010; 4:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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All right, class: "The Most Dangerous Man in America" (Daniel Ellsberg) on POV Tuesday night

Our trusty film critic Ann Hornaday already wrote about Judith Erlich and Rick Goldsmith's documentary "The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers" when it played at the Landmark E Street earlier this year. Of course...

By Hank Stuever  | October 4, 2010; 1:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Hank Stuever, Movies, TV  | Tags:  Daniel Ellsberg, POV, The Most Dangerous Man in America, WETA  
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Gopnik's Daily Pic: An almost-Mayan atrium

By Blake Gopnik The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. Daily Pic: At the Art Museum of the Americas yet again, looking at the building's lovely atrium, with its Aztec- and Mayan-inspired tile...

By Blake Gopnik  | October 4, 2010; 9:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Museums  | Tags:  Daily Pic  
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