Arts

NewsBIN Creatives Podcast: Sebrina Phan on Being a Tattoo Artist

CNS NewsBIN Reporter Mimi Luzader talks to tattoo artist Sebrina Phan about her art, becoming a tattoo artist and how her parents reacted when she told them her career plans.

With Record Day postponed to June, stores look to new ways to sell vinyl

Matthew Moffatt, the owner of Smash! Records in Washington, D.C., was looking forward to Record Store Day, the annual April event when music fans descend upon local record stores to purchase limited-release music recorded on vinyl. Music stores, like all…

NewsBIN Creatives Podcast: James Michael on Theater Directing

CNS NewsBIN Reporter Hannah Greenberg talks to theater director and teacher James Michael about teaching, acting and staying safe during the shelter in place.

NewsBIN Creatives Podcast: Onlyxne on Music Production

CNS NewsBIN reporter Andi Wenck talks to music producer Onlyxne about his career, fame and music during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NewsBIN Creatives Podcast: Chrystee Pharris on Acting

CNS NewsBIN reporter Jaimee Dee talks to actor Chrystee Pharris about her career, social media and acting during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, a Van Gogh was swiped from a Dutch museum

The stolen work, “The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring 1884,” is an oil painting Van Gogh created when he was 30 years old, only six years before his death in 1890.

Smithsonian’s chief says more museums must wait, maintenance is top priority

WASHINGTON – As the public demand for new museums increases, the Smithsonian Institution’s chief says his top priority is getting on top of a huge maintenance backlog at the world’s largest museum and research complex before he considers expanding.  Smithsonian…

D.C. artist converts old police and fire call boxes to art to celebrate women

Old police and fire call boxes are being put to use in Downtown D.C. The outdated boxes are relatively known for modern-day public art, but CNS-TV’s Lauren Moses tells us how a local artist decided to use it as a chance to celebrate women —who made history in the city.

Short films and screenplays highlighted District film festival’s 16th year

WASHINGTON – It’s a wrap for the 16th annual DC Shorts International Short Film Festival and Screenplay Competition, where once again artists and audiences spent 10 days engaged with the craft of short filmmaking. “We like to refer to it…

Renovations get major role in 2019 Folger Shakespeare season

WASHINGTON – The stately gray stone walls of the Folger Shakespeare Library on East Capitol Street have graced Capitol Hill since 1932, when Shakespeare collector Emily Folger saw her husband Henry’s vision of a “gift to America” to completion. The…