capitolfile-magazine.com - Culture https://capitolfile-magazine.com/ 7 Things to Do This President's Day Weekend https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18718/7-Things-to-Do-This-Presidents-Day-Weekend Washington, D.C is, of course, the perfect destination for the long President’s Day weekend. Whether you want to spend time celebrating the founding fathers or an extra day off work, we… Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:00:00 -0700 Explore the Private Glenstone Museum https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18707/Explore-the-Private-Glenstone-Museum Mitch and Emily Rales' sprawling private art oasis takes the region's creative scene to new heights. The approach to The Pavilions is thoughtfully woven through trees and sprawling open fields… Thu, 07 Feb 2019 05:00:00 -0700 How to Honor Civil Rights Leader MLK This Year https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18696/How-to-Honor-Civil-Rights-Leader-MLK-This-Year Mark the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday by honoring the Civil Rights icon locally. In 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference launched the Poor Pe… Mon, 21 Jan 2019 05:00:00 -0700 Pum Lefebure on Creative Incubator At Yolk https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18679/Pum-Lefebure-on-Creative-Incubator-At-Yolk Think tank, intellectual forum, incubator for emerging talent—Pum Lefebure tells us about At Yolk, her dream vehicle to amplify the Washington creative class. Why open a space like At Y… Wed, 19 Dec 2018 05:00:00 -0700 3 Local Artists Following in the Footsteps of Legendary Sam Gilliam https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18675/3-Local-Artists-Following-in-the-Footsteps-of-Legendary-Sam-Gilliam In 1968, Sam Gilliam held his first solo exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art—50 years later local artists are still making vibrant works of art. Sam Gilliam is recognized as the fi… Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:00:00 -0700 Julia Louis-Dreyfus Brings Comedic Magic to D.C. to Accept Mark Twain Prize https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18674/Julia-Louis-Dreyfus-Brings-Comedic-Magic-to-D-C-to-Accept-Mark-Twain-Prize Washington needed a cathartic night of comedic relief, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus and friends delivered. The Twain Prize serves as a major fundraiser in support of the Kennedy Center’s nati… Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:00:00 -0700 Burning Man Comes to D.C. with Art Installations https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18673/Burning-Man-Comes-to-D-C-with-Art-Installations From the dusty, windswept flats of the playa come the visions and artistry of the cultural provocateurs behind Burning Man. Aerial view of Burning Man’s Black Rock City. Since March of t… Mon, 10 Dec 2018 05:00:00 -0700 The Art Exhibition to See in D.C. Now https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18666/The-Art-Exhibition-to-See-in-D-C-Now British artist Rachel Whiteread's Natinoal Gallery retrospective celebrates 30 years of casting everyday objects into art. Rachel Whiteread’s “Ghost, Ghost II” (2009, polyure… Wed, 05 Dec 2018 05:00:00 -0700 What to Expect at Art Basel Miami Beach This Year https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18661/What-to-Expect-at-Art-Basel-Miami-Beach-This-Year Art Basel closes out a year of electrifying, creative discovery in grand Miami style. “Chopped Cheese” (2017, acrylic, watercolor, flash, crayon, colored pencil, oil pastel, pencil… Fri, 30 Nov 2018 05:00:00 -0700 7 Things to Look Forward to this Holiday Season in D.C. https://capitolfile-magazine.com/culture-post/18664/7-Things-to-Look-Forward-to-this-Holiday-Season-in-D-C The Washington, D.C. area is celebrating the holidays in many ways. Here are seven events to look forward to this season. The 2018 National Tree Lighting Regardless of your politics, seeing t… Wed, 28 Nov 2018 05:00:00 -0700