Other Things I’ve Written Lately


  • A story for SmithsonianMagazine.com about the German artist who is finally getting his first U.S. museum showcase in two concurrent shows in D.C.
  • An overview of Donald Sultan’s chilling Disaster Paintings, collected in an exhibit at the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum.
  • A review of a play based on the work of Oliver Sacks at Spooky Action Theatre.
  • A centenary look at the life of JFK in a Portrait Gallery photo exhibition for SmithsonianMagazine.
  • A notice about a timely play on the American health care system and its effect on doctors, as staged at Taffety Punk.
  • A story about a home grown rock fest the basement of an Adams Morgan bar.
  • A longer interview with Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders that appeared on Songfacts.com.
  • A thing about artists and their cats for Smithsonian Magazine.
  • A piece about a show of Latin-American photographers in the last few decades titled “Down These Mean Streets.”
  • A story about a National Portrait Gallery exhibit on contemporary soldiers with contributions from a number of artists.
  • Review of the intriguing new play “Forgotten Kingdoms” from the Rorschach Theatre Company.
  • The 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I was cause for Smithsonian American History Museum to bring out Gen. John J. Pershing’s war room. A piece about that.
  • Speaking of WWI, some examples of art in the field, and art by soldiers found underground years later, in an exhibit at the Smithsonian’s Air & Space Museum.
  • These reviews have appeared here previously, but not with these great pictures by Richie Downs of Vinyl District, shooting Brian Wilson, John Mayer, Aimee Mann, The Pixies, Kiefer Sutherland, Drive-By Truckers and highlights from the Breakin’ Even Fest.
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