Making shadows reached new heights this weekend at an Art All Night installation by Jim Webb. Blue, red, and yellow lights were projected from the back of an empty lot on to a five-story building in Shaw, allowing anyone to dance or pose in front of them, or use props or cardboard cutouts.
The Pope’s visit to D.C. was a wildly popular event. I didn’t actually get to see the Pope up close, but was nearby and enjoyed the positivity of the crowds. At the Papal mass at the National Shrine, there was an outside overflow viewing area with a Jumbotron watched by a crowd of people of … Continue reading Pope Francis visits D.C.
The Finding a Line: Skateboarding, Music, and Media Festival at the Kennedy Center brings a skateboard park to the front terrace of the stark modernist building. These photos are from one of the open skate times, attracting a variety of skaters from the area. Bands accompany the skaters: … Continue reading Skateboarding at the Kennedy Center
The Montgomery County Fair combines a traditional agricultural fair with a midway full of rides and games.
The Beach is an installation in the Great Hall of the National Building Museum, where a large pit has been constructed and filled with 750,000 plastic balls. The Beach is designed by Snarkitecture, specifically for the Building Museum.
The old streetcar station under Dupont Circle has been closed to the public since 1962, except for six months in 1995 when a small part of the station was converted into a food court. It is now in the beginning stages of re-opening under the non-profit Dupont Underground, as a multi-purpose arts and special usage … Continue reading Dupont Underground
The BIG Maze, a maze by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, exhibited at the National Building Museum. It is 18 feet high and 60 feet square.
House of Cards filmed background scenes in D.C. on August 9th (most of the series is shot in Baltimore). Here, extras are getting ready for their scenes, and the limousines are being set up.
Flag ceremony before the Navy band concert, Navy Memorial