Author Archive for Stephanie Meyer

Ticketmaster Class Action Settlement Offers Discounts (Next Year)

Customers who bought tickets from Ticketmaster's website between Oct. 21, 1999 and Oct. 19, 2011 are now eligible to get some of their money back.
A recent class action settlement—the culmination of an eight-year lawsuit against the ticketing company—will allow some ticket-buyers to deduct $1.50 from up to 17 future transactions. In order to qualify, customers [...]

Active Cultures Performs the Best of Sportaculture

Active Cultures, the self-proclaimed "vernacular theatre of Maryland," regularly turns its attention to some of the stranger myths and true-life tales of the region. Maybe that's why, since 2009, the troupe has annually examined the world of sports: Is there a better microcosm of human drama than the playing field?
This weekend at Round House Silver [...]

Tim Gordon Joins Coming Attractions Trailer Night

Bill Henry and Joe Barber, better known as the DC Movie Guys, had hosted the DC Film Society's Coming Attractions Trailer Night since 2001. But when Joe Barber passed away this September, the society was tasked with finding the right replacement.
Enter Tim Gordon, or FilmGordon. Barber and Gordon previously worked together on [...]

The Artists Behind We Fight We Die

"When people first enter the space, people are just like, WOW!" says Tim Guillot.
We Fight We Die is a part-musical, part-drama depicting fictional graffiti artist Q. Guillot, the play's author, started writing the script in 2009—now, it's running at the Mead Theatre Lab at Flashpoint Gallery. Though Chris Klimek called We Fight We Die "goofy" [...]

How to Get on Bad Girls Club

No, this has nothing to do with "Bad Girls Club," the song on Wale's new Ambition album. On Saturday, Adams Morgan's Club Heaven and Hell hosted auditions for  the eighth season of Oxygen's Bad Girls Club, otherwise known as the least redeemable program on television. Each season of the reality show follows the misadventures of seven [...]

Friends Remember the Public and Private Joe Barber

A large crowd packed the DeVol Funeral Home last Wednesday, when friends and family gathered for a memorial service for Joe Barber, the arts critic and broadcast personality who died last month at 53. Local radio and TV personalities, like Arch Campbell, David Burd, Tim Gordon, and Victoria Jones, attended. The room was standing room only. [...]

Memorial Service, Funeral for Joe Barber Set for This Week

Local TV and radio personality Joe Barber died a week ago at 53, and as the news spread, it quickly became clear—in articles' comments sections, in appreciations on local radio—how big an impact he'd had on Washingtonians.
This week, his co-workers, friends, and family are paying their respects. According to Barber's friend Joan Kraft, a memorial is scheduled for [...]