Cupid’s Undie Run is a charity run to benefit the Children’s Tumor Foundation. The D.C. chapter of Cupid’s had their race on February 9th.
Ivanka Vacuuming is a performance piece created by Jennifer Rubin. For two hours each night, an Ivanka-look-alike model vacuums a pink carpet, with a pile of breadcrumbs nearby that visitors can throw on the carpet for her to vacuum up.
The opening night of Robin Bell’s show OPEN at the Corcoran Gallery. Bell’s projection art is designed to be a prelude to the upcoming Corcoran show 6.13.89, which is a reflection on the Corcoran’s decision to cancel the Robert Mapplethorpe show twenty years ago.
Excited to see an albino squirrel on the Mall today
Plea hearing on 1/29/19
There were a small number of protestors from both sides, and a huge media encampment. I got there early enough to have a good position by the microphone podium and had waited for about 90 minutes, when he surprisingly came out the other door and didn’t speak to the media, so all I got was this shot of the car that he was inside as it started to drive away.
Addendum: Scenes from outside the court at the second hearing, 2/1/19
Transits and Passages was a show at the National Building Museum on January 26th. It used dance movements and music to move the crowd around the museum and highlight interaction between the shapes and sounds of humans with the building’s architecture.
In celebration of Frida Kahlo, artist Theodore Carter declared a Night of 1,000 Fridas on January 25th. His goal was to have people all over the world create and share images of Frida and Frida-inspired works.
I went to see the Fridas in Petworth, where the arts district and local businesses were promoting the event. Some of the Frida tributes I saw were:
There were lots of small Fridas on doors and walls:
And some projections of Frida at the Ten Tigers bar:
Stop the Shutdown rally today in the Hart Senate office building
Graffiti Alley in Baltimore, 1/22/19
1/19/19 in D.C., along Pennsylvania Avenue, E Street, and Freedom Plaza
Batala was at the march, providing both energy and joy to the crowd.
Some marchers went by the White House. There was a barrier fence blocking off about 1/3 of Pennsylvania Avenue, and many people started to leave their signs on the fence. The police did not try to stop anyone.