2024-07-12 6:59 AM

Nicholas F. Benton: Such the Kennedy Moment

Eclipsing even the most memorable performances at the Beijing Olympics, the record-smashing achievements of Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt and the breathtaking opening and closing ceremonies, was the grand and triumphant appearance of Sen. Teddy Kennedy at Monday’s opening night at the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Magical Lessons Inspire Young Artists


From the indoor confines of gadgets and game systems, Camp Director Laura Hull rescues modern childhood from the sedentary life through Creative Cauldron’s three week camp “From the Seeds of Imagination: Magical, Mythical Plants.”

Northern Virginia Art Beat


Catherine Day: 'The Fabric of Memory' Through February 8, in the Waddell Art Gallery (Waddell Building) at Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun Campus (1000 Harry Flood Byrd Hwy. (Rt. 7), Sterling, Va.). Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. For further information, call 703-450-2627, or see www.nvcc.edu/Loudon/ArtGallery.

Anything But Straight: Nude Warrior Adventure

A central tenet to "ex-gay" theory is that a male turns gay because of a poor relationship with his father. Under this baseless hypothesis, a sensitive boy perceives paternal disapproval, and as a defensive measure, the child rejects his dad and all things masculine that remind him of the broken relationship. The mother supposedly reinforces […]

Northern Virginia Art Beat


Triskaidekaphobia has never been a problem for me, but after this week I might have to add it to the list. Friday, in case you’ve yet to check your calendars, will be the 13th. Come Friday, roughly four-fifths of the greater Washington area art spaces will have their openings. The DC art scene has been […]