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Wednesday
6
20

The Washington National Cathedral is the canvas for a very blue art installation

Adele Chapin, Curbed, Washington DC

The blue paint on the Washington National Cathedral’s steps is definitely deliberate.

Tuesday
6
19

Don't Fret Over The Blue Paint Covering The National Cathedral Steps

Staff, DCist

By WAMU's Mikaela Lefrak

If you stand outside Washington National Cathedral, you’ll see blue splotches covering its hundred-year-old steps. The paint starts at the Cathedral’s imposing front entrance, dribbles down the stone steps, and spreads like water across the sidewalk.

Tuesday
6
19

The National Cathedral Is Covered In Blue Paint. What’s Going On?

Mikaela Lefrak, WAMU 88.5

If you stand outside Washington National Cathedral, you’ll see blue splotches covering its hundred-year-old steps. The paint starts at the Cathedral’s imposing front entrance, dribbles down the stone steps, and spreads like water across the sidewalk.

Monday
6
18

How This Comic Maker Plans to Make Everyone an Artist The first annual “By the People Festival” kicks off in the Washington, D.C. area with interactive art, gospel, Jazz, opera and other performances

Kate Keller, Smithsonian.com

For Evan Keeling, comics are more than a humorous pastime or even an artistic medium. The comic maker views his craft as a conduit for expression that is accessible enough to help those just finding their voice to tell their stories.

Monday
6
18

By the People Festival

Editorial Team, East City Art

Washington’s inaugural arts and dialogue festival – will take place in every quadrant of the city, bringing people together around the themes of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. By the People is intended to promote empathy and spark civil discourse, building bridges across the cultural divide – exactly what we need at this moment in time. Halcyon is organizing the festival in association with the Smithsonian, numerous cultural organizations, government agencies and businesses.

Monday
6
18

10 things to do in the D.C. area this week

Going Out Guide Staff, The Washington Post

By the People Festival: At the inaugural By the People festival, created by the start-up incubator Halcyon House, artists will cover the District with yarn (as in Stacy Cantrell’s yarn-bomb at the Parks at Walter Reed), light (Nick Cave’s “Untitled” projection at Washington National Cathedral), fabric

Monday
6
18

Wolf Trap Opera and Halcyon to Perform Kurt Weill Opera at Union Market

After their highly successful partnership in 2017 on Philip Glass’s The Fall of the House of Usher, Wolf Trap Opera and Halcyon reunite to present Kurt Weill and Bertholt Brecht’s The Seven Deadly Sins on Saturday, June 23 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 24 at 1 p.m. This stunning new production will take place at Dock 5 at Union Market, one of D.C

Monday
6
18

How This Comic Maker Plans to Make Everyone an Artist

Kate Keller, Smithsonian.com

For Evan Keeling, comics are more than a humorous pastime or even an artistic medium. The comic maker views his craft as a conduit for expression that is accessible enough to help those just finding their voice to tell their stories. 

Friday
6
15

Kate Goodall: By the People Festival aims to bridge cultural divides

Commentary, The DC Line

What’s the best way to disrupt divisiveness?

Thursday
6
14

‘I’ve Found People Think Bigger When They’re Given More Space’

Lauren Boston, byGeorge
"150 FEET UNDERWATER, KATE GOODALL FOUGHT TO REJECT EVERY NATURAL IMPULSE. PANICKING WAS THE EASIEST WAY TO DIE.