Posts Tagged ‘Capital Bop’

Your Guide to the 2015 DC Jazz Festival

Top picks for the next week from Arts Desk's jazz correspondent

Arts Roundup: Brunch 4 Life Edition

Mount Vernon Square gallery Civilian Art Projects closes today. [Arts Desk]
WPFW has returned to the airwaves. [City Desk]
Capital Bop names its Top 5 local jazz records of the year. [Capital Bop]
Spoiler alert: Spoiler alerts are bullshit. [DCist]
BYT readers love brunch ABOVE ALL. [BYT]

Arts Roundup: Priests Edition

"Hide/Seek" co-curator David Ward named National Portrait Gallery's senior historian. [Post]
The nomadic D.C. Jazz Loft series finds a new home at Union Arts. [Capital Bop]
Five guitar-based records that would make John Fahey proud [NPR]
If fame hadn't gotten in the way, Goldie Hawn might be running a dance studio in Maryland today. [Post]
Watch: D.C.'s Priests play [...]

Arts Roundup: Riffin’ Edition

Pink Line Project founder Philippa Hughes has breast cancer; will undergo a double mastectomy next week. [Arts Desk]
A look at how previous government shutdowns impacted the Smithsonian [Smithsonian Collections Blog]
Reminder: The Sackler Gallery's yoga exhibit is now open. [AP]
Photos show just how damaged the U.S. Capitol dome is. [WBJ]
Local jazz website/concert organizer Capital Bop launches a new [...]

Arts Roundup: Metal Edition

Arena Stage launches an affordable subscription series for people under 30. [Brightest Young Things]
This weekend's Capital Bop Jazz Loft will take place at Chez Billy. [Capital Bop]
The election is over, but this all-metal election day playlist is still awesome. [D.C. Heavy Metal]
More metal!: spotlight on new releases from D.C.'s Ilsa and Pig Destroyer [Express]

Arts Roundup: Instagram Edition

Kennedy Center announces the 2012 Women in Jazz Festival lineup [Post]
Facebook takes over Instagram: What does it mean for Instagram dorks like you and me? [Post]
Gwydion Suilebhan is now a D.C. representative for the Dramatists Guild [Gwydion Suilebhan]
Capital Bop will present a showcase at Lumen8Anacostia [Capital Bop]

Arts Roundup: Carl Bernstein’s Crush on Donovan

Carlsonics: At age 23, Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein was a mere five years away from cracking Watergate wide open, but about a zillion years away from a career in music criticism. Check out this review of a Donovan concert he wrote in 1967 (his second year at the newspaper): "The incredible musical gifts of Donovan"! [...]

D.C. Jazz Festival: Sneak Preview

If you've been paying attention, you know by now about this year's big innovation at the DC Jazz Festival. The CapitalBop Jazz Loft, six months old and already an indispensable staple of the city's jazz landscape, will be presenting a series of four double-billed concerts throughout the festival this year, mixing local favorites with cutting-edge [...]