Author Archive for Joel Mason-Gaines

Weekend Music Roundup: Weird Al, Holy Ghost!, Thao and Mirah


Weird Al Yankovic. Warner Theater. $39.50-$49.50.
Corey Smith. 9:30 Club. $18. All ages.
"The Official 3D Clappin Contest". XIB, ABM w/ Renegade, CEB. Le Pearl Ballroom. $5. All ages.
The Lemonheads, The Candles. Black Cat. $15. All ages.
Eli "Paperboy" Reed w/ the Constellations, J Roddy Walston, the Business. Rock and Roll Hotel. $12. All ages.
Maxwell, Jill Scott. Verizon [...]

Neighborhood Watch (Arts Edition): No-Go for Peck Mural in Georgetown

The Issue: A proposed mural by Byron Peck that would have decorated the Eagle Bank on Wisconsin Ave. in Georgetown was rejected by the Old Georgetown Board last week, after Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E adopted a resolution against it two weeks ago. The three-member board reviews semipublic and private design plans in Georgetown, and makes [...]

This Week in Music: X.O., Numero Group, Roland White

In this week's One Track Mind, Andrew Noz takes a look at X.O.'s "I Got Doe" off of his forthcoming album Capitalism. The song integrates the city's go-go roots with raw, synth-heavy beats while X.O. spits about hood credibility and government corruption. The song invokes hip-hop's classic materialism, but X.O. pulls a bait and switch, [...]