Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore’

The Breaks: Wale Takes to the Streets of Baltimore

The D.C. rapper joined a march to City Hall to protest the killing of Freddie Gray.

Photos: Priests at Ottobar

 

Photos: Within Temptation at Ram’s Head Live

This Dutch metal band has made a cover of Lana Del Rey's "Summertime Sadness" and an Xzibit collab staples of its live repertoire.

A New Track From Matmos Before This Weekend’s Alt-as-Hell Fields Festival

Any search for the most alt-as-hell music festival probably has to start in Europe, unless you consider the Gathering of the Juggalos to be some sort of 'Merican trump card. Juggalos, by nature, can only trump themselves, so let's not go there. Instead let's go to Fields, the one-word gathering on Aug. 22-24 that bills [...]

Photos: Against Me! @ Rams Head Live

Friday's Against Me! show at Rams Head Live in Baltimore was a party on many levels: It was a celebration of the week's end, of being with friends, of being understood. But mostly, it was a celebration of music and being alive to enjoy it.
It's hard not to admire the hell out of frontwoman Laura [...]

Photos: The Dillinger Escape Plan @ Baltimore Soundstage

I've never quite been able to grasp the Dillinger Escape Plan live. How the band manages to play some of the most complex, intricately composed music while hanging from rafters, crowdsurfing, or just generally freaking out like almost no other band in existence will always be a mystery to me. It's been a few years [...]

12 O’Clock Boys, Reviewed

The subjects of director Lotfy Nathan’s debut documentary, 12 O’Clock Boys, do not identify as a gang. These Baltimore dirt-bike riders are a group, or even a team. Pug, a 13-year-old whose perspective Nathan shaped his doc around after three years of filming, says that riding makes his peers feel "powerful" and serves as an [...]

Arts Roundup: Stadium Shutdown Edition

District seizes the rapper-approved Stadium Club for unpaid taxes. [Young & Hungry]
News organizations formally protest the White House's restrictive photography policy. [Post]
GEICO listens to angry Baltimoreans and edits its embarrassing video about the Baltimore music scene. [Baltimore City Paper]
U.S. Commission of Fine Arts has a problem with the Eisenhower Memorial. [AP]
After some patrons criticize Theater [...]

Arts Roundup: How to Really, Really Piss Off Baltimore City Paper Edition

House of Cards will film that motorcade scene in D.C. after all. [WBJ]
GEICO spotlights D.C. band Shark Week for a condescending and misinformed little video about Baltimore's music scene; Baltimore City Paper freaks out. [Baltimore City Paper]
Dismemberment Plan's Travis Morrison on the key to celebrity: "I should just twerk more onstage." [Esquire]
Here are a bunch of priceless [...]

Arts Roundup: Helen Hayes Awards Shakeup Edition

Big local theater companies would like to see the Helen Hayes Awards divided into tiers for small and large companies. [Post]
Capital Fringe Festival adds site-specific works to the mix. [Capital Fringe via Survey Monkey]
Clearly writing for white, well-to-do theatergoers, Chris Henley assures D.C. Theatre Scene readers that Anacostia Playhouse is not dangerous. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
Stereogum shows [...]

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