April 6, 2008
As a D.C.-based artist and arts activist, I was pleased to read your article regarding art collecting [ Art on a Budget, March 30 ]. While there are any number of artists and art entities in our region, for future reference, Art Enables [ http://www.art-enables.org ] features wonderful and extremely moderately priced "outsider" artwork. -- Richard L. Dana, Bethesda
August 19, 2009
Beginning today, this page is the new home for news, sports and entertainment information on Loudoun County. Here you'll find top news stories from around the county, and links to news about Loudoun from around the Web. The Loudoun event calendar will continue housing information about community events in the area, and you can search for more nightlife events in Loudoun and elsewhere using the Going Out Guide. The guide also has reviews on the top restaurants in Loudoun and around the region.
June 20, 2012 |
Q. We have an English-style leather sofa that we have used and enjoyed for 15 years. The leather, a mottled brown and black, now appears dry and dull. Is it possible to give it some shine? I'd like to do the work myself. Columbia A. If the leather just looks dull and dry but hasn't cracked, you should be able to restore the luster by applying a rub-on leather conditioner. The treatment won't fix leather that's begun to crack, however. If you're not sure about how far gone the leather is, you can e-mail pictures (including...
March 1, 2013 |
Dear readers: The world has changed, and we at The Post must change with it. We have been privileged to have had the service of many talented ombudsmen (and women) who have addressed readers' concerns, answered their questions and held The Post to the highest standards of journalism. Those duties are as critical today as ever. Yet it is time that the way these duties are performed evolves. We will appoint a reader representative shortly to address our readers' concerns and questions.
October 10, 2013 |
Correction: A previous version of this article referred to Jane Smiley as a Nobel laureate. Smiley is a Pulitzer Prize winner. In the collections of short stories Alice Munro has published since 1968, her great gift has been observation. Whether her protagonist has just gotten a job in a turkey slaughterhouse or has decided to take a road trip with her husband and two small daughters across the northern United States, the details she notes are so precise and evocative...
March 5, 2013
When The Washington Post decided to have an important meeting about ways to improve the lives of children and families, it invited Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Pennsylvania Senator Robert Casey and KidsPost reader Rosa Kirk-Davidoff. Rosa, a 13-year-old eighth-grader at Oakland Mills Middle School in Howard County, regularly enters our contests and offers opinions on issues, including girls going to school in Afghanistan and if we should continue making pennies . On Tuesday, Rosa, who is vice...