Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Bird’

This Week in WCP Arts: Zombies, the Smithsonian’s Art Cowardice, Black Swan

Kris Coronado leads off this week's arts section with her chronicle of a local actor's efforts to bring the zombie flick Night of the Living Dead to the stage. With songs. And sans zombies. Kriston Capps, stepping back a little from the controversy currently unfolding over the Smithsonian's removal of a piece of video art, [...]

Photos: The Decemberists @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

Here's what you need to know about The Decemberists playing The Hazards of Love in its entirety on their current tour: on prog-rock bulletin boards, folks are comparing this show to Genesis performing The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway in the 1970s.
Hazards of Love sounds awfully proggy on record, and live it's got all the [...]

Big Shoulders Ball: More Pictures

On Monday night, the Black Cat hosted the Big Shoulders Ball. We were there. We took pictures. We shot some video of Ted Leo and Andrew Bird. By now, other sites have weighed in. DCist posted its review. So yeah this show has pretty much been blogged about enough. It was a great night–one that [...]

Watch: Andrew Bird and Ted Leo @ Big Shoulder’s Ball

We wrote about Monday's awesome Big Shoulders Ball. There were more than a few transcendent moments. The show was reviewed by Brooklyn Vegan and Pitchfork, and captured by everyone else with a flickr account. But we got video. We captured two of the sweeter moments:
Ted Leo covering Pete Seeger:
Andrew Bird with members of Eleventh [...]

Big Shoulders Ball Photos

Last night I went to the Big Shoulders Ball at the Black Cat. The show was tons of fun and without all the pomp and cheese cubes. The ball was "thrift store formal." And it was a benefit too. Highlights: Ted Leo covering Pete Seeger and Curtis Mayfield. Andrew Bird's wondrous violin plucking that he [...]