Leila Ashkeboussi

Love is dead

The characters in the latest Tim Burton film are dead, and other aspects of the film aren’t too lively either. “The Corpse Bride” is the latest addition to Burton’s long repertoire of imaginative and typically melancholic inventions and his second legitimate animated (or rather, “claymated”) film. The film is clearly dependent upon drawing most of […]

The Printmakers Gallery: a Silent Journey

If you meander down Connecticut Avenue past the cultural restaurants and weekend open-air markets, you will encounter a small and remote art gallery that hosts an array of new and creative pieces of art from around the country. The Washington Printmakers Gallery, a sophisticatedly humble museum of sorts, has recently been graced by Christine Giammichele’s […]