Category Archive: Recommended Events

Picked by RB: Why: Six choreographers, three companies…. including my own. From the invite: Join us for a great showcase, featuring the first performance, of the first section, of our project QUIS CUSTODIET … Bettmann Dances will present an excerpt from the company’s new project, Quis Custodiet, titled from a latin phrase meaning “who shall […]

Picked By: RB Why: On November 1, 1512, the Sistine Chapel was unveiled to the public for the first time. Sunday at 12:30 p.m., author and scholar John T. Spike discusses young Michelangelo’s path to that monumental moment. (At 12:10 and 1:10 p.m. on Monday, Spike also lectures on Michelangelo’s use of anatomy.) From the […]

What: An event for writers hosted by Bourgeon When: Monday, November 8, 2010 at 8 p.m. Where: In the U Street neighborhood. Contact to RSVP and receive the exact address. We’re professional, but this is not a workshop, or being led by “A Master”. It’s an informal gathering for poets and writers to hang […]

Picked by: RB Why: The star performer in this show is 74 year old Maida Withers, longtime professor of dance at George Washington University. I’ve danced Maida’s choreography, and recommend this for her gritty, pushy and emotional performance. This is is not the raw emotion of a twenty year old, or thirty year old. Expect […]

Editor’s Pick Event: Scott G. Brooks opening at Longview October 29, 2010

Editor’s Pick Event: Benefit film screening of The Other City Monday, September 20th at E-Street Cinema.


Publisher - Day Eight
Editors - Robert Bettmann, Daniel Barbiero
Intern: Juliana DeSouza
Bourgeon Bloggers: Kate Kretz, Cem Catbas, Robert Bettmann, Heather Desaulniers