Posts Tagged ‘Al Green’

On Bronze Horse, Kaimbr Pays Homage to Wu-Tang Clan

This dirty mix sounds like a cassette.

Arts Roundup: Al Green Cancels Edition

Al Green cancels his appearance at the White House's "Memphis Soul" concert, citing back injury. This isn't the first time the soul legend has bailed on the Obamas. [Post]
... but Justin Timberlake still made it. [Post]
After more than seven years on the job, Rep Stage's artistic director steps down. [Post]
NoMa Summer Screen schedule announced. [Frozen [...]

Arts Roundup: Lip-Synched Edition

The U.S. Marine Band says Beyoncé lip-synched the National Anthem at Monday's inauguration, and the backpedaling begins! [WJLA]
In a blog post that declares poetry dead, Post humor blogger Alexandra Petri manages to enrage poets and mailmen alike: "Poets are like the Postal Service—a group of people sedulously doing something that we no longer need, under [...]

The Pragmatist: Three Songs for Getting Out of the Doghouse

What did you do this time? Did you forget the anniversary of your first jointly filed tax return? Did you get drunk and say something wildly inappropriate about your girlfriend's perennially unemployed uncle? Did you throw away your husband's favorite Judas Priest T-shirt—you know, the one from that kick-ass "Mercenaries of Metal" tour in '88? It happens. [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Al Green, Suckers, the Very Best, and More

Friday

Al Green. DAR Constitution Hall. $70.

Balkan Beat Box, Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew. 9:30 Club. $20.

Mambo Sauce. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.

Greg Brown, Justin Wilber. Wolf Trap. $30.

The American Space Cadets, American Speedway, Sin 4 Sin. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.

Matthew Ryan, Garrison Starr. IOTA Club & Cafe. $15.

RAMZY, The [...]

Al Green at DAR Constitution Hall: Canceled

For most art institutions in D.C., it's back to business as usual today. But if you were hoping to ignite your Valentine's weekend with some sweet, sensual soul—as we suggested you do—you're out of luck: Al Green has canceled his two-night stand at DAR Constitution Hall. He'll make up the shows on March 12 and [...]

The Playlist: Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem's Chronic City is one of the best books of the year. So sayeth me; so sayeth the sage critterpoos at the New York Times, who include Lethem's eighth novel in their holiday gift guide. (Speaking of guides, check out ours!) While a good friend of mine alleges that Chronic City, which is about [...]

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