Adventures of Hoogrrl!

A person who appears to be ambling aimlessly, but is secretly in search of adventure.

Browsing Posts published in October, 2009

WL ART TV: Hirshhorn After Hours from Washington Life Magazine on Vimeo.

Good times at the ‘horn! Washington Life documents the fun.


Is the Washington “Color School” alive and well? Find out what Emily Lyons of Washington Spaces magazine says HERE.


$10 off tickets to this benefit concert:

The Dunes Presents: “Rock as Ammunition,” a benefit concert for two amazing non-profit organizations that appreciate the positive impact music education can have on young girls and boys: Girls Rock! DC and Guitars not Guns

4 great rock bands: Tennis System, Shapiro, Memphis 59 and Spring Tigers

1 great DJ: DJ Doc Rok performing a a 4 turntable mash-up of iconic rock and hip hop

All at the beautiful new North Hall at Eastern Market: JUST 1 BLOCK FROM THE EASTERN MARKET METRO!!!

$20 at the door, cash bar, free food, proceeds going to each charity

**Advance tickets highly recommended at http://rockasammunition.eventbrite.com/**
Use discount code: hoogrrl09 for $10 off

Must be 18 or older!!

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Seeking to uphold Sargent’s notion of the necessity of dialogue in an artistic community, DCCAH is hosting its monthly Art Salon at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Tonight, join visual artists Brandon Hill, Aniekan Udofia, Tim Conlon and Chanel Compton along with musicians Maureen Andary and Kev. O as they react and interact with the Corcoran’s two current exhibits, Sargent and the Sea and Edward Burtynsky: Oil. This month’s Art Salon will be curated by Peter Chang and Shyree Mezick. All artists will be contributing original music and pieces of work to this Art Salon, a juxtaposition of the old and new that you don’t want to miss!

Date: Thursday, October 29

Time: 6:30-9:00 pm

Location: Corcoran Gallery of Art

500 17th Street NW

Washington, DC 20006

RSVP: dccahevents@gmail.com

Find out why this bunny is one of the 20 *least* important people in the art world HERE!

Terrific exhibit: Brian Jungen’s “Strange Comfort” at the National Museum of the American Indian. Read more about it HERE.

Another fabulous offer for fans of The Pink Line Project: 1/2 price tickets for tomorrow’s (Thursay, Oct 29) City Dance Ensemble performance at the Kennedy Center.

LATITUDE

Thursday, October 29, 2009 • 7:30pm
Terrace Theater • The Kennedy Center
2700 F Street NW • Washington, DC

On the heels of CityDance’s tours to the Middle East and Chile, Latitude brings choreographers from around the world to the DC stage for an evening of contemporary dance that knows no boundaries.

Pairing dances from up-and-coming choreographers Rachel Erdos of Israel and Alex Neoral of Brazil with works by leading choreographers from the United States, Latitude reveals that the origins and intersects of art are only a matter of degree.

Program:
Mattress Suite by Larry Keigwin
Scorched by Kate Weare
Alma by Rachel Erdos
Pathways by Alex Neoral
Thirst by Christopher K. Morgan

“CityDance Ensemble dazzled an overflow audience during Amman’s third annual modern dance festival…the performance left the audience yelling for more.” (U.S. Embassy in Jordan)

Tickets:

To take advantage of this special offer, call the Kennedy Center at 202.467.4600 • Toll Free: 800.444.1324 • TTY: 202.416.8524 and mention “pinkline” to receive your 50% discount.

Last November, Ten Miles Square and the Pink Line Project presented the photography exhibit “Fixation” at Fight Club, which drew over 700 people on opening night, not to mention coverage from the Washington Post both before and after the show.

This year, “Fixation” moves to H Street, NE! But we’ll still feature awesome photographers who document DC’s subcultures. Along with great live music and lots of the usual beverage. Skater’s welcome!

Saturday, November 7
6 to 10 PM
@ The new Industry Gallery at 1358 Florida Avenue, NE
(upsatirs from Conner Contemporary and around the corner from Rock and Roll Hotel and other H Street fun spots!)

Performances:
6-9 PM Music by Yoko K!
7:30 PM ayyoko confidential
9:00 PM Suspicious Package (recently mentioned in Spin magazine!)

Portrait photographs:
Have your portrait taken by photographer Tracy Clayton in front of a specially commissioned backdrop created by fab artist Cory Oberndorfer.

Awesome “Fixation” photographers:
Aziz Yazdani
Drew McDermott
Angela Kleis
Pat Padua
Karon Flage
Joshua Yospyn
Amit Mehta
Nicole Aguirre
Jay Westcott

Celebrate DC’s newest art center with:
*An opening of Koen Vanmechelen’s “Cosmopolitan Chicken Project (DC)” at one of DC’s top contemporary art galleries Conner Contemporary.
*G Fine Art’s new space on the same block.
*A first look at the home of the new Industry Gallery, a contemporary design exhibition space.

$10 suggested donation.

**SPECIAL DEAL!**
$2 tall-boy PBR drink special at the Rock & Roll Hotel if you wear our wrist band.

Awesome beer sponsor: PBR!

Awesome event sponsor: Scion!

Rafael Valero writes about Adam Gopnik’s recent talk at The Phillips Collection about moral luck and how it plays out in success as an artist. Read it HERE.

Fans of The Pink Line Project receive a $10 discount to the House Party at Flashpoint on Friday. More info about the party HERE. Email me for the discount code word.

A costume party in conjunction with the exhibition House, Andrew Wodzianski’s paintings that lift imagery from William Castle’s b-movie horror flick from 1959, “House on Haunted Hill.” Don your best costume, get down with DJs Sharkey & Smudge and sip on non-stop PBR at House Party. TICKETS $20; $25 DAY-OF PURCHASE ONLINE. Buy tickets on-line HERE.

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