The Beauty Pill frontman tells the stories behind the band's first LP in 11 years.
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Bird Phobists, Beware: Brooklyn Puppeteer Robin Frohardt Brings Creepy Pigeons to Life in The Pigeoning at Artisphere
Arts Desk spoke to Robin Frohardt about how she brought her quirky characters to life as puppets.
The band will perform in a circle around audience members, who can live-mix the songs as they please.
"The reality is that the Artisphere has not lived up to projections,” says Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan.
So vital is their quest to domesticate that they won’t eat until the mating is accomplished.
"There’s a lot of information in the music, and I just felt we should lay it out.”
On last year’s Waking Up to the Fire, D.C. experimental-pop group Drop Electric managed to create a record that felt more like a visceral experience than a mere collection of songs. With the band’s show at Artisphere this Saturday, a performance in conjunction with the arts center's "Fermata" exhibition, the band will look to expand that effect into something [...]
Sometimes being broke can be liberating. If you’re a smaller opera company with a limited budget, there are a number of directions you can go, all perfectly valid. You can do miniature versions of traditional operas, disposing of bit roles, whittling down orchestral scores to fit a string quartet. Or you can do chamber operas [...]
Record fans nationwide nerd out over rare releases twice a year on Record Store Day. But local vinyl collectors get an additional opportunity to swap sleeves when the D.C. Record Fair rolls around. This Sunday, the shopping celebration moves south to Arlington’s Artisphere in conjunction with the venue’s “Fermata” sound art exhibition. Local musician and [...]
Kate Samworth’s new book was born from silence. The painter and illustrator had been listening to the radio in her Philadelphia studio in the days following Hurricane Katrina, when, on the program, a couple recounted what it was like to return to New Orleans in the wake of the storm. Silence, they said—that was what [...]