Posts Tagged ‘Bike Trip’

ToDo ToDay: Depression Solutions

Leave it to a New York Times columnist to come up with a solution for solving all of America’s ills. Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has decided that asking what happened to the U.S. economy is so yesterday, and it’s time now to fix the ailing system. Fortunately, Krugman thinks he’s just the man for the [...]

ToDo ToDay: Video Game Art and Tons of Live Music

Any parent knows the value of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s “Art of Video Games” exhibit: It’s state-subsidized baby-sitting. There’s at least an hour’s worth of bliss waiting for the ADHD set, from playable games—a list limited to five rather fusty titles, including “Myst” and “Pac-Man”—to presentations on five eras of graphics. For art viewers, [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: The Kid-Punk Industrial Complex, Red, Franz Jantzen

Lindsay Zoladz has the cover with the look into the local kids-punk scene, which has benefited from a boom in after-school rock academies, and which blows all of our adult authenticity hangups to pieces. Chris Klimek leads the arts section with reviews of Folger's The Gaming Table—a resuscitated 300-year-old comedy involving lots of cards and [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Ethel’s Mixtape-Like Classical

The idea of a group of classically trained musicians not playing strictly classical music is an old one. Yet it’s still one that’s trotted out as a selling point because, it seems, the classical world still isn’t sold on “new” ideas (even though, you know, it is). But in the age of mash-ups and the [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Haus Show

Keep your showgoing local tonight. Bike Trip, a newish group that blends indie pop's recent interest in African guitar sounds like soukous and high life with low-grade art-kid fuckery, plays at Black Cat with Stereosleep and The XOs (8 p.m.; $8).And Anthony Pirog, the guitarist from local experimental duo Janel+ Anthony, plays solo at Velvet Lounge, [...]