Posts Tagged ‘Ben’s Chili Bowl’

Five Women Who Should Replace Bill Cosby on Ben’s Chili Bowl’s Mural

A new petition is asking Ben's Chili Bowl to replace its Bill Cosby mural with one that celebrates women and their accomplishments

Arts Roundup: Sun’s Early Rays Edition

Plus: Theater J hires new artistic director.

ToDo ToDay: Coeurs, Drenge, and Airport Half-Smokes

As part of the National Gallery of Art's series on the work of the late French director Alain Resnais, the museum has partnered with the French embassy to show Coeurs, Resnais’ lighthearted mélange of 50 short scenes based on the 2004 Alan Ayckbourn play Public Fears in Private Places. The screening comes just prior to the U.S. release of [...]

Arts Roundup: Tramplings, Assault, a Bomb Threat, and Death Edition

Finding it tougher to afford actor housing and storage space in the District, Shakespeare Theatre Company is on track to purchase the former campus of Southeastern University. [Post]
Walking disaster Chris Brown arrested for assaulting a man outside the W Hotel; court date today. [Post, Post]
At Yardfest on Friday, a brief moment of chaos. [Arts Desk, [...]

U Street Reacts to Chuck Brown’s Death: “When He Plays, He Has Meaning”

You could hear U Street NW learning of the news of Chuck Brown's death this afternoon as stores and drivers flipped on their radios one by one. By 6 p.m., the sounds of conga drums and roll calls had reached block-party volume. Black Broadway was sending Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go and the soul of [...]