Setting Lyndon Johnson’s ambitious social policies to music seems equal parts brainy and boring. But Wadada Leo Smith’s jazz piece about the “Great Society” programs comes from a place more personal than political; it’s a portion of Ten Freedom Summers, his magnum opus dedicated to moments in the Civil Rights movement. Read more >>> Wadada Leo Smith [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Cabaret Macabre’
Hurricane Sandy spared Halloween and even left a few activities for those who aren’t content waiting for trick-or-treaters all night. Embrace the twisted and the bizarre at Alliance Française’s Halloween celebration honoring la fée verte, or the Green Fairy. The party, held at Adams Morgan’s Napoleon Bistro, plans to dish out mind-warping magic tricks, caricature [...]
What's new this weekend in local arts.
It's a fruitful collision that only comes 'round once every four years: Halloween meets the presidential election. Accordingly, this weekend brings a couple of new arts events that plumb the spirit of both.
Beginning tonight, Happenstance Theater Company presents its annual Cabaret Macabre at the Round House Theatre in Silver [...]