The summer mood is here, with DC’s patios in full swing, beers on tap, and vacations to the beach booked. Everyone’s happy (well, everyone will be happy, once it stops raining). But even though we’ve all been collectively aching for summer, it won’t be long before the drawn out whines of “I’m ready for summer” and “ I just want it to be warm out” will be replaced with the stifling realization that “ugh, it’s too hot out!” So, once you get over the replenishment of Vitamin D, it’s safe to say that you might be searching high and low for sunscreen or a fun way to escape summer’s sweat. What better way to stay cool (and cultured) then checking out an exhibit? … ON EXHIBITION: NAKED EYES, CELEBRATION OF LIGHT
We all had a few years when we weren’t, perhaps, at our personal best, style-wise. For me it was the first part of high school. My parents still have a school photo of me, dressed in head to toe “Charlotte Hornets” gear, with a perfect trapezoid of tanned skin in the middle of my otherwise pale forehead, from wearing a backwards baseball cap all summer. Now, if you saw that photo, you might smirk, but you wouldn’t come right out and mock it. You wouldn’t riff on it. But if we were talking about a house? If we were talking about embarrassing old photos of a $135 million Beverly Hills mansion? Why wouldn’t we mock embarrassing photos of a mansion? … EVEN THIS RECORD-BREAKING $135 MILLION MANSION HAD AN AWKWARD PHASE
You know what time it is! Art events in the District that you totally can’t miss. That’s right — we’re back in action after a brief hiatus and just as good as ever with one exception — no theater events!
That’s right. I said it. NO THEATER EVENTS.
I literally have an entire post dedicated to theater events for the month of June. So rest assured all you theater junkies out there — you’ve all been well taken care of. You’re welcome.
So without further adieu — I bring you — the hottest arts events in the District. This event will be continually updated every week with additional events for your viewing pleasure. So Enjoy! You little art yuppie, you… … THE ALWAYS UPDATED ARTS GUIDE: JUNE EDITION