Sunday, June 30, 2013

And the idiot of the week is...

Read it and weep...

(CNN) -- Jennifer Lopez sang "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" on Saturday to a leader who has been characterized as one of the most repressive in the world.
"We wish you the very, very, happiest birthday," Lopez said to Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, and then she sang to him at a huge celebration at a resort in the central Asian country.
Details here. Who is next on the agenda for Jennie from the Bronx? Maybe Fidel Castro? That nut from North Korea? Tsk, tsk...

An Interview with Erwin Timmers

DC's seminal eco-artist (new fancy term for a green artists) is interviewed here.

Wanna go to an asskicking opening on Monday?

The Confidence Booster by Angelo Tirambulo

Dates: July 1 – Sunday, July 28, 2013

Location: Capitol Skyline Hotel Lounge, 10 I (eye) Street SW, Washington, DC 20024

Opening Reception: Monday, July 1, 2013, 6-8pm

Free and open to the public Monday through Sunday, noon to 9pm

WPA launches the installation and exhibition component of the Hothouse series at the Capitol Skyline Hotel with The Confidence Booster, an installation by artist Angelo Tirambulo. 
Consisting of wallpaper featuring flattering statements and a series of twelve mirrors containing lyrics from recent hip-hop music appropriated to directly compliment the viewers, the installation nods to our image-conscious culture. This wry presentation of soothing but ultimately superficial phrases gently satirizes its own source material, while subtly acknowledging its irresistible appeal.