Arts Roundup: Cancelation Edition
For anyone planning on attending tonight's Linkin Park concert at the Verizon Center ,well, I guess you'll have to find other plans. Lead vocalist Chester Bennington is ill, and the band is canceling the show. Refunds will start being issued tomorrow. Somehow I don't think this is going to affect too many of you.
Put this one in the laws-that-should-have-been-put-into-effect-a-long-time-ago category: Following the closing of a clinic that monitored the health of porn actors, after a performer tested positive for H.I.V., Los Angeles city council members have voted unanimously to draft an ordinance requiring condoms to be worn on every set.
So long, TBD, at least on TV; hello, NewsChannel 8 and WJLA.com. Although only rebranded as TBD last summer, the former Allbritton Communications-owned ABC affiliate brands will be restored, although TBD.com isn't going away, either. Meanwhile, TBD's Lisa Rowan prepares for New York Fashion Week by talking to fashion experts from Falls Church and anticipating trends that are a "delicate balance of soft and strong, sort of like a ladies’ deodorant." I'm sure the coverage will be stellar.