Posts Tagged ‘Black Clouds’

ToDo ToDay: “Cardboard City,” Screaming Females, and Sea Butterflies

Cardboard isn’t the most auspicious of art materials, but three far-flung artists—Artemis Herber of Germany, Steve Keene of the United States, and Valery Koshlyakov of Russia—separately gravitated to it, and they now find themselves drawn together in the Goethe-Institut’s “Cardboard City” exhibit. The exhibit aims to answer the question, "What will our cities of today [...]

ToDo ToDay: Janel & Anthony! Vitamin C! National Dance Day!

Cello/guitar/electronics duo Janel & Anthony made one of D.C.’s better albums in recent memory: last year's alluring, largely instrumental Where Is Home. Their follow-up will focus more on vocal works, says cellist Janel Leppin, and some of those pieces will be incorporated into the duo's early-evening performance at the BioWall. It’s not just another plaza. There's [...]

City Paper Critics’ Poll: The Best Music of 2012

"They say you got your whole life to make your first album," raps Oddisee at the top of "Ready to Rock," the triumphant, densely collaged opener of People Hear What They See, D.C. music critics' pick for the year's best local album. But for the Sudanese-American producer/MC, it didn't take a lifetime to finally pull [...]

Arts Roundup: Bjork Duet Edition

The deal with the "Before I Die" chalkboard installation on 14th Street NW. [Post]
Moroccan photographer Lalla Essaydi discusses her images of women in the Muslim world, now on view at the National Museum of African Art. [Style Blog]
Members of D.C. indie-rock acts Imperial China and Black Clouds interview each other. [Vinyl District]
How DJ Chris Nitti [...]

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