Posts Tagged ‘Bencoolen’

ToDo ToDay: “Degas/Cassatt,” Thaylobleu, and Artichokes

Nearly a century after his death, Edgar Degas is having his moment in D.C. This fall, the Kennedy Center will debut Little Dancer, a new musical inspired by “Little Dancer Aged Fourteen,” the impressionist’s sculpture on permanent display at the National Gallery of Art. Before his work gets the stage treatment, however, the NGA is asking [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Hood Internet, Richard Ford, and Hip-Hop Dance Battles

Not every mashup works, but remix musicians the Hood Internet have perfected the art. Armed with laptops and wildly open minds, DJs ABX and STV SLV mash indie rock, pop, rap, and R&B into an aural pulp that sounds best in crowded, sweaty clubs. Ever wanted to hear Drake and Jay Z spitting verses together? Yearning [...]

ToDo ToDay: Peter and the Starcatcher, Sylvan Esso, and State of the Union Bingo

Ever wonder how Peter Pan became the ultimate hipster—a man-child who vows to never grow up? The Tony Award–winning play Peter and the Starcatcher, adapted from the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, offers a new take on Pan’s origin story, in which he leaves a London orphanage for adventures on Mollusk Island. Don’t arrive [...]