Posts Tagged ‘Buster Keaton’

ToDo ToDay: Twelfth Night, Pusha T, and El Rey Opens

Leave it to Synetic Theater’s team to breathe new life into Twelfth Night while removing the play’s dialogue—and reimagining it as a 1920s silent picture. The company will channel Chaplin, Keaton, Laurel, and Hardy (and do the Charleston) as it tells the story of Viola, a devastated maiden who disguises herself as a man and becomes a [...]

Vitamin A: Avery Lawrence’s “Arranging Suitcases”

In which one of our art critics highlights a favorite work on view in a local gallery.
“Arranging Suitcases” is the latest video from Avery Lawrence, who won some acclaim during the (e)merge art fair for “Moving a Tree,” an absurd video about a man in a suit who fells a tree [...]

Arts Roundup: I’m One Game Away From Crying in My Beer Edition

With its liquor license revoked, shows cancelled through at least Nov. 3 and kinks still being worked out at The Red Palace, Arts Editor Jonathan L. Fischer examines whether DC9 is finished in the wake of the death last week of Ali Ahmed Mohammed.
So, have you heard The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is taping [...]

Fall Arts Guide Preview: Our Critics’ Picks!

We've left a present for you inside tomorrow's Washington City Paper. No, no, get your mind out of the gutter. Folded inside our dead-tree edition, you'll find this year's beautifully illustrated State of the Arts guide, containing a hefty 72 pages of arts listings, and our picks for the best events this fall. What'd we [...]