When signing for me a copy of his new book, “The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008,” at Washington, D.C.’s National Press Club last week, Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman scribbled, “To Nicholas, Don’t be depressed.”
The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards 2008, at Heineman Myers Contemporary Art (4728 Hampden Lane, Bethesda, Md.). Runs through September 27. Gallery Hours: 1 – 6 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. For more information, call 301-951-7900 or visit www.heinemanmyers.com.
On the day after Al Gore shared the Nobel Peace Prize, The Wall Street Journal’s editors couldn’t even bring themselves to mention Gore’s name. Instead, they devoted their editorial to a long list of people they thought deserved the prize more.
Falls Church Restaurant La Cote D’or Café held its annual Bastille Day waiter race last Saturday. The contestants had to navigate a course in the shortest amount of time, while retaining the most champagne. Jorge Del Carpio, right, won the grand prize of a trip to Paris. (Photos: News-Press)
One of two sink paintings by grand prize winner Matthew Klos in the $14,000 Bethesda Painting Awards through tomorrow, Friday, July 7, at Fraser Gallery in Bethesda, Md.
“Chaos” collage by Gisele Nimic at the Lee Art Center through March 28.
After months of endless clues and creative riddles, and trying 92 different lockers George Mason High School senior Addison Blakemore used a combination to finally recover $1,000. The prize was part of the first $1K giveaway from the on Channel 12.
‘Holiday Market’ Friday through Sunday, December 1 through 3 at the Del Ray Artisans, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA Call (703) 838-4827, or see www.thedelrayartisans.org. Features over 20 local artists offering arts and crafts, as well as food for the holidays. Friday hours are 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday […]
A listing of new openings, exhibitions and opportunities to show art.