During a sobering time in Paris, the Virginia Opera's production of this Parisian classic felt particularly mournful.
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Fringe Art's "Pillow Project" aimed to highlight problems of displacement, development, and gentrification.
The Chamber Dance Project mixes the old (an onstage string quartet) with the new (live dance improv).
"You see there ain't nothing worse than being a statistic—than having someone turn up their nose at you when they don't even know my story.”
Contemporary dance has played on popular rock music before, but live music from a niche band is something new.
See queens like Alaska 5000, Pandora Boxx, Darienne Lake, Jiggly Caliente, Jinkx Monsoon, and more
Whimsical clowns? Poetry with a social-justice bent? Find it here.
"Just because you saw Dances With Wolves doesn’t mean you respect the people."
Snap hard for this one: For the first time, D.C.'s delegation to the National Poetry Slam has brought home the gold.
Last week, 72 poetry-slam teams convened in Oakland, Calif., for a five-day competition culminating in a final showdown on Saturday, Aug. 9. There, the Beltway Poetry Slam team beat out the three other finalists: Urbana (New [...]
Sometimes, the best part of a face-melting guitar solo isn’t the riffs coming from the amp—it’s the over-the-top hijinks. It’s Chuck Berry's duckwalk, Jimi Hendrix lighting his Stratocaster on fire, Slash dropping a still-lit cigarette from his mouth into his leather pants.
This Saturday, at the U.S. Air Guitar Championship Semifinals at the 9:30 Club, nine competitors [...]