Before Fire by Patricia Spears Jones

Patricia Spears Jones writes about D.C.'s recent 2010 Split This Rock poetry festival. Photos by Jill Brazel.

Evolution by Gregory Ferrand

For most of us, how we assign color to an object depends on what we think the object β€œis” and what color it is supposed to be -- grass is green. What I now see, because I stared at it long and hard enough, was that the degree and tone of light changes the color we perceive it to be

Creating ‘My Ocean is never blue’ by Daniel Burkholder

"Creating this work is a multi-year research project into water, and its various meanings – personal, ecological, societal and political. It is also a lens to explore composition: how meaning is affected by shifting structure and its context."

Susana Weingarten on DanceVert at Dance Place

Having recently relocated with her partner from Ohio, Susana Weingarten writes about the creation of DanceVert's first concert in the D.C. area.

Creating ‘Love Come Down’ by Alvin Mayes

I am celebrating my thirtieth anniversary in the area by doing some of the things I love most: making dances, working with artists, and singing.