Brain Teaser: Nerd Comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan by Amy Char

Theater Comedian Dhaya Lakshminarayanan was once accidentally lodged in former president Bill Clinton's cleavage. "I shook his hand and then someone behind me pushed me so I kind of ended up in his man boobs — this was big Bill Clinton — and I got sort of squished in there,"

“Her”: Future Awe by Mark Lieberman

In writer-director Spike Jonze’s Her, Joaquin Phoenix plays the man some of us might turn out to be in twenty or thirty years. Burdened by the constant...

Flowers, Fruit, and Fatality: Death and Decay is Super Natural by Christine Slobogin

“What is natural?” is the intriguing inquiry surrounding the National Museum of Women in the Arts summer 2015 exhibition, Super Natural. This frustratingly broad question could be answered in a plethora of ways

[2012 Winner] Leibovitz Journeys from Lennon to Landscapes by Julia Lloyd-George

If there’s one talent photographer Annie Leibovitz is known for, it’s capturing the essence of celebrity. Her daring portraits of famed figures from John Lennon and Yoko...

Growing pains become pleasures in Chobsky’s Perks by Mary Borowiec

This article was selected as a finalist in the 2013 DC Student Arts Journalism Challenge, an annual competition designed to identify and support talented young arts writers. The...