Posts Tagged ‘Carol Burnett’

Arts Roundup: Carol Burnett Edition

Carol Burnett got her Mark Twain prize last night at KenCen. [AP]
Union Market will host a Walkmen gig on Nov. 30. [DCist]
In search of a firm to redesign the MLK Library, D.C. Public Library whittles down its list to 10 companies. [Housing Complex]
Local folk-music radio personality Dick Cerri has died. [Post]
WaPo gives Dismemberment Plan a feature [Post]
Another interview [...]

Arts Roundup: Nuptials Edition

Michael Kaiser ties the knot. [Washingtonian]
Barnes & Noble opening—that's right, opening—a new location in D.C. [Post]
A Washington Post reader shares a nice story about the late 9:30 Club security staffer Josh Burdette. [Post]
Carol Burnett wins this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. [AP]
More comedy added to BYT's Bentzen Ball. [Brightest Young Things]
Prince William and [...]

Arts Roundup: Carol Burnett Edition

Kennedy Center awards Carol Burnett the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. [Kennedy Center]
How does the Kennedy Center choose its Mark Twain Prize recipients? [Post]
ArtPlace America gives the Gateway Arts District a $240,000 grant. [Washington Business Journal]
Montgomery County launches a crowdfunding mechanism for MoCo nonprofits. [Arts and Humanities Council]
Newseum plans a Civil Rights exhibit. [Washington [...]

Five Books I’d Read

in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.

1. Oprah: A Biography, by Kitty Kelley.
Oprah spoke at my college graduation in 1998. Her theme: "How did I get from there [pointing to slovenly crowd of dredlocked, screwed/tattooed, hungover/still high graduating seniors] to here [pointing toward herself, one of the most successful [...]

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