Posts Tagged ‘Animal Collective’

ToDo ToDay: Amanda Palmer, Lucinda Williams, and Animal Collective DJs

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Arts Roundup: Public Art Edition

That new public art project at The Yards begins today. [East City Art]
A former Army reporter donates a collection of Nuremberg transcripts to the Holocaust Museum. [AP]
D.C.'s GEMS crops up on this new All Songs Considered mix. [NPR]
Animal Collective will DJ U Street Music Hall on Nov. 29. [Post]
Reintroducing: the tap-dancing Manzari brothers [Arena Stage]
Arcade [...]

I Love Cassettes, and That’s Why I Don’t Love Cassette Store Day

Despite media chatter about a recent “cassette resurgence,” most people still haven't re-embraced the tape. Anyone under 30 probably associates them with their parents' music collections, and only a slim margin of record nerds knows about their prevalence among obscure noise and punk bands. But soon, you'll be able to buy cassettes from big-name bands [...]

Arts Roundup: D’Angelooooo! Edition

Wondering why D'Angelo canceled his show at Merriweather last weekend? He was hospitalized for an unspecified medical emergency. [Spin]
More on playwright collective The Welders [D.C. Theatre Scene]
Listen: A new song from Julie Ruin [Entertainment Weekly]
Watch: Animal Collective's new, bizarre video for "Monkey Riches" [Baltimore City Paper]
And now, your moment of Zen: a portrait of Adrian Parsons [E. [...]

Arts Roundup: Oh, Come On! Edition

The backstory behind Wayne Perry, the notorious D.C. hit man Jay-Z references on his track "Tom Ford" [WTOP]
The D.C. Docent just doesn't get Adrian Parsons. [D.C. Docent]
Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington raises more than $100 million. [Washingtonian]
The New York Times weighs in on the resignation of Hirshhorn board chair Constance [...]

Arts Roundup: Bunnies Edition

Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool is dealgaed. [Post]
Smart talk from Travis Morrison about the changing relationships and expectations between indie rockers and fans [Brightest Young Things]
(e)merge Art Fair: There will be bunnies. [@lisamarkuson]
What to see at (e)merge, in addition to the bunnies [Brightest Young Things]
Animal Collective goes on a misty Merriweather hop. [Arts Post]

ToDo ToDay: Horror Movies and Pizza!

Comet Ping Pong is better known for its rock shows, booked by promoter Sasha Lord, but it may also be the closest thing that part of Chevy Chase has to a boozy community living room. Tonight, the pizza place kicks off October with a double bill of horror movies and drink specials. Read more >>> [...]

Arts Roundup: Mouseketeer Edition

The Hirshhorn is selling a Picasso painting of a Mouseketeer. [New York Times]
Animal Collective's Geologist, aka Brian Weitz, lives in D.C., and here are some places where you can stalk him. [Post]
Southwest church gets tie-dyed. [Prince of Petworth]
Newish venues The Hamilton and Howard Theatre give a boost to D.C.'s gospel brunch scene. [Post]
If Southwest's federal [...]

“Song 1″ Extended at the Hirshhorn, and Geologist Added to Friday’s “Happening”

Is there more to say about Doug Aitken's "Song 1?" Briefly, there is: The 360-degree projection has been extended to May 20. It was originally set to end this weekend.
Also, this Friday's "Happening"—for which the museum will turn off the soundtrack to the massive installation and allow a handful of Pitchfork and Wired-approved acts to [...]

Arts Roundup: Doin’ It After Dark Edition

Ron Charles' kaleidoscopic adventures through the world of BDSM-lit fandom. [Post]
In the former home of an NBA player in Potomac, Md., Lenny Campello detects some bad art. [Daily Campello Art News]
Scoutmob's vote for the District's official anthem: Mambo Sauce's "Welcome to D.C." They deemed "Rock Creek Park" too sexy. [Scoutmob]
Two new Animal Collective songs! [Pitchfork]
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