The unpaid rite of passage known as the internship has evolved under pressure and lawsuits, and now many organizations pay all interns for their work. The U.S. Senate will soon follow suit.
Artists in D.C. are no strangers to displacement amid gentrification; it’s a phenomenon that’s been happening for years, decades even. Last year, when a developer bought the property at 411 New York Ave. NE, the artists working out of the building protested their eviction; the developer went on to propose a boutique hotel which would also include artists’ studios and an art gallery–the first in the nation. But many artists are wary of the idea, and it’s sparked a discussion about the role of government and private entities in making space for artists.
- Tanya Hilton Interim Executive Director, Cultural DC
- Matt Cohen Arts Editor, Washington City Paper
- Dennis Lee President, D.B. Lee Development
Most Recent Shows
Juneteenth commemorates the day the last slaves were freed in Texas. How does the region celebrate this holiday?
Television remains the most common way for Americans to get their news.
A group of tenants in Brightwood Park are withholding rent over what they call deplorable building conditions; we explore the rights of tenants--and landlords--in disputes, and whether rent strikes are effective.