Posts Tagged ‘Arnel Pineda’

Tonight at Silverdocs: Journey!

This year's Silverdocs opens tonight with Don't Stop Believin', a film about Journey and its hurricane-voiced Filipino frontman, Arnel Pineda. But as I noted in my intro to Washington City Paper's package of Silverdocs reviews, it isn't the first documentary about these titans of middle-of-the-road arena rock. Almost two decades ago, the band chronicled its 10th year together [...]

ToDo ToDay: Neil Hamburger and Lots of Free Music

Neil Hamburger has made a career of the non-joke. A kindred spirit of legendary lounge act Tony Clifton, Hamburger revels in the dark, laughless shadows of comedy, a place where incest gags and poor delivery reign supreme. With a stiff drink in one hand and a microphone in the other, the famously phlegmy showman regurgitates [...]

Silverdocs Slate Includes Films About Bad Brains, Ai Weiwei

This June marks the 10th iteration of Silverdocs, and for the second year in a row, the film festival seems to have placed a special emphasis on music: The annual celebration of documentary film opens on June 18 with Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey's, Ramona Diaz's film about Arnel Pineda, a formerly homeless Filipino singer [...]