Music Producer Teddy Beats Joins Night of 1K Fridas

Teddy Beats is a Washington, D.C.-based music producer whose song “Lost Boy” recently gained over 1 million plays on Spotify. He is signed to Armada Music, the biggest independent dance label in the world. His music is included on top playlists and charts like Apple Music’s “Chill House”, Sam Feldt’s “Heartfeldt”, Spotify’s “Brand Neu Dacehitd”…

Olympian Caroline Lind Joins Night of 1K Fridas!

With the help of people like you, I’m working towards getting 1,000 portraits of Frida Kahlo in public spaces on January 25, 2019, the Night of 1,000 Fridas. You can be part of this magical night by signing up here. That’s exactly what Olympian Caroline Lind did! Caroline Lind won gold medals in rowing at…

Trina Merry and the Fine Art of Bodypainting

Trina Merry created a series of striking images of models camouflaged in with local D.C. landmarks. Here, she talks more about her visit to D.C. and her unique work. On your website, you say musician Amanda Palmer introduced you to bodypaint. How did this meeting happen and how did it change you?  I worked in…

Andrew Gulli on Hunting Down Lost Works from Fitzgerald, Steinbeck, and Other Masters

Earlier this month, The Strand Magazine editor Andrew Gulli made headlines around the world after announcing he’d found a portion of a previously unpublished F. Scott Fitzgerald novel. This latest find is one of many for Gulli. He has discovered and published previously unseen short stories from F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tennessee Williams, John Steinbeck, and Joseph Heller.…

Haunted Garden Artist Rania Peet

Over the past several years, Rania Peet was the creative mind behind the large-scale sculptures on display at Silver Spring, Maryland’s The Haunted Garden. Nosy neighbors and legal rigmarole shut down the home haunt this year. Still, Rania’s work has grown bigger and spookier than ever. How did you become involved with The Haunted Garden?…