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Artist Profile: Martha Pope

“The wonderful thing about a pastel painting,” says Martha Pope, “is that you can mush up parts of it.” Yes, from pastels comes the...

Mini Golf: The Best of Edition

“You’re gonna die, clown!” In the movie “Happy Gilmore,” Happy screams this at a huge, shrieking, robotic clown face that has thwarted his attempts...

Pottery on the Hill Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Pottery on the Hill celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year. The annual ceramic expo will be virtual, as it was last year, showcasing potters...

Simone Shines on the Soccer Team

Simone Shines Simone is lolling on the steps of the Frederick Douglass house, her favorite after-school hangout, when she announces to her best friend that...

Q & A With “Warn Me When It’s Time” Author Cheryl...

Fair Warning Charlie Mack knows what it’s like to be on “the hurting side” of prejudice. As a Black lesbian who runs her own detective...

Save Our Stages! Mask Up!

Many, myself included, have welcomed the return of live music. Beginning with a jaunt up to Frederick to see Greensky Bluegrass at the fairgrounds,...

Poem: Walking on Capitol Hill

L.B. Sedlacek is a poet, editor, publisher, author, and poetry reviewer whose poetry, fiction and non-fiction have appeared in numerous journals, zines and newspapers....

Two Autumn Films

“Worth” follows the horrific 9/11 attacks, after Congress has appointed renowned mediator Kenneth Feinberg (Michael Keaton) to lead the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund,...

First Annual REDEYE Night Market Nov. 6

Inspired by the bustling open-air night markets of East and Southeast Asia, DC is about to host its first annual REDEYE Night Market. The...

Artist Profile: Richard “Dick” Ray

There is a sense of the eternal in these paintings. A calming…a dreamlike essence underlying the surface, not just on it. Dick Ray doesn’t...
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