Results tagged “Artisphere” from Spotlight

A two-time winner of the storytelling organization The Moth’s StorySLAM, the New York-based David Crabb offers a local presentation of his off-Broadway one-man show all about growing up goth and gay in the middle of Texas. Bad Kid is billed as a hilariously heartwarming tale of rebellion, sexuality, friendship and a desire for escape. Friday, Nov. 22, and Saturday, Nov. ... [Read]

Artisphere Turns 3 with 1,000 Andy Warhols

By Doug Rule
October 12, 2013 3:19 PM |
Tonight is the night to don a black turtleneck and silver wig and head over to Arlington’s Artisphere for its “Night of 1,000 Andys Dance Party.” Held in conjunction with the installation of Andy Warhol’s Silver Clouds, the party will culminate in a Warhol look-alike contest, but also feature performances by genre-busting costumed musical spectacle MarchFourth Marching Band, electro/disco/funk duo ... [Read]

Countdown to Yuri's Night

Posted by Randy Shulman
April 11, 2012 8:00 AM |
Intended as a "holiday for space," the annual event Countdown to Yuri's Night celebrates the world's first manned space flight by Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in the most non-scientific of ways: through a zany night of visual art, performance and music. Among the festivities: an art/science exhibit of local contemporary artists at Artisphere's Mezz Gallery focused on "retro-future visions of ... [Read]

Belo comes to Artisphere

Posted by Randy Shulman
January 13, 2012 8:03 AM |
In partnership with the Alliance Francaise, Artisphere presents Belo, a 31-year-old Haitian singer-songwriter, whose socially conscious songs document the hardships in his homeland. Belo's music mixes jazz, world, rock, reggae and Afro-Haitian and has become popular in France since the 2010 Haitian earthquake. Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m. Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Tickets are $20. Call 703-875-1100 or ... [Read]

Dakshina performs at Artisphere

Posted by Randy Shulman
December 9, 2011 8:45 AM |
Gay choreographer Daniel Phoenix Singh will perform a tender male-male duet "Since You've Asked" -- featuring poetry by Leonard Cohen and music by Jacques Brel -- as part of his company Dakshina's performances at Artisphere this weekend. A Banghra Dance Party with DJs takes place in the venue's Ballroom after the performances. Tonight, Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10, ... [Read]

Out in the Silence at Artisphere

Posted by Randy Shulman
February 7, 2011 8:30 AM |
D.C.-based filmmakers Joe Wilson and Dean Hamer's 2010 documentary Out In The Silence focuses on a popular young jock brutally bullied at his small-town high school after coming out as gay. His mother invited filmmaker and native son Wilson to come and tell the tale, revealing the challenges still facing gay people in 21st century America. Wednesday, Feb. 9, at ... [Read]