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December 2015

Art + Culture Color Crush

Pantone Color of the Year for 2016

Earlier this month, the Pantone Color Institute announced its choice color for 2016. For the first time, the color systems company selected two colors blended together – Rose Quartz and Serenity. Hues of baby pink and baby blue, mark this year’s color choice. In the announcement, Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone Color Institute Executive Director stated, “As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfill our yearning for reassurance and security are becoming…

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I’m Dreaming of a White…

    I know, I know, I know… it’s December and we’re just a few days from Christmas. Many dream of a white christmas full of red and green decorations, complete with a winter wonderland covered in blanket of white snow. I’m dreaming of something a little lighter and airy. While the colors of red and green invoke imagery of christmas – red stockings hung by the fire, red Santa’s and elves,  towering green trees, I always like to do…

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Art + Culture

Dedicated to (the Future of) Art

This weekend it was a balmy 70 degrees here in Washington, D.C. As a lover of mild weather, this weekend inspired me to trek into the District on a weekend sans restaurant plans. Because I work downtown and spend so much of my week between Farragut Square, Dupont Circle, and Foggy Bottom, I rarely venture back to those neighborhoods on my “free” days unless I’m linking up with friends for food and/or drinks. This weekend was the exception; I broke…

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