Posts Tagged ‘Chris Brown’

Raheem DeVaughn on D.C.’s Entertainment Industry and Music’s “New Civil Rights Movement”

"R&B is definitely diluted. We’re in the most ratched period of R&B music ever...Far too many times, we accept what we shouldn’t instead of fighting for what we deserve."

Arts Roundup: The Big Breakup Edition

University of Maryland surprised and dismayed by collapse of plans to team up with Corcoran. [Arts Desk]
Corcoran's staff, students, and faculty also surprised by the news. [Arts Desk]
Museum leaders say Corcoran dissolution was the best option at hand. [Post]
Matthew Hemerlein (Lo-Fang), interviewed. [New York Times]
Chris Brown trial date set for April. [AP]
Travis Jackson benny rescheduled. [...]

Arts Roundup: Netflixed Edition

Should a redesigned Martin Luther King Jr. Library honor the man? [Arts Desk]
A lot of people watched House of Cards on Friday. [DCist]
Chris Brown doesn't have to turn up at D.C. court this week. [Post]
An actress from D.C. stars in About Last Night. [WJLA]
Arthur magazine is dead again. [Ad Hoc]

Arts Roundup: Movie Theaters For Everyone! Edition

Landmark Theatres to open a six-screen movie theater near 9:30 Club. [Housing Complex]
Meanwhile, Ballston's Regal theater closed because of a burst pipe. [ARLnow]
Chris Brown and his bodyguard reject plea deal. [City Desk]
National Book Festival will be held indoors this year. [Arts Desk]
Washington National Opera announces another new commission. [Post]
Ex Hex announces 2014 tour dates. [Arts Desk]
The green-paint [...]

Arts Roundup: Samuel Clemens Edition

Chris Brown expected back in D.C. court. [AP]
Pacman and Peso return from North Korea, talk about experiences. [Guardian]
Here are some of the ways Mark Twain spent his short time in D.C. [Jack Limpert]
Reflecting on Shudder to Think's non-single single [AV Club]
Cool Mars rover images to go on view at Air and Space Museum. [AP]
The Washington [...]

Arts Roundup: Dumb Trends Edition

Who is #STICKMAN? [Mixed Media District]
White House denies it's banning movie screenings because of Academy Award politics. Also: How influential are those VIP screenings anyway? [Post]
A silent disco is coming to Metro this weekend. [DCist]
And yarn-bombing is coming to Brookland. *Forehead slap* [Post]
Kathleen Hanna name-drops D.C.'s Priests (and says other cool things) in this interview. [Brightest Young [...]

Arts Roundup: Ron Burgundy Edition

Can Anchorman help save the Newseum? [Post]
Anchorman exhibit enables idiotic Anchorman quoting. [Post]
T.G.I. Fridays wants to be a cluuuub; senior citizens protest. [City Desk]
After incident in D.C., Chris Brown checks out of rehab. [WJLA]
Gibson Guitar Room hosts a free dental clinic for musicians. [D.C. Music Download]
A history of Georgetown movie theaters [Greater Greater Washington]
TheatreWashington now [...]

Arts Roundup: Big Hot Mess Edition

Love's liquor license suspended for a whole lot of unpaid taxes. [Post]
Courtland Milloy: Howard University's YardFest is a shame. [Post]
Chris Brown's uncle doubts that his nephew would have hit that guy in front of the W Hotel. [WJLA]
Nevertheless, Brown checks into rehab after his D.C. arrest. [Post]
Blues Alley temporarily closes for repairs, cancelling some shows. [...]

Arts Roundup: It’s Just a Misdemeanor Edition

Chris Brown's charge downgraded to a misdemeanor. [City Desk]
New portrait of the female Supreme Court justices revealed! [Post]
Clinton Yates talks to Cool "Disco" Dan about his mental health, his best pal, and the Cool "Disco" Dan documentary. [Post]
Maybe House of Cards won't wrap after Season 2 after all? [Huffington Post]
There is a Sesame Street parody [...]

Arts Roundup: Tramplings, Assault, a Bomb Threat, and Death Edition

Finding it tougher to afford actor housing and storage space in the District, Shakespeare Theatre Company is on track to purchase the former campus of Southeastern University. [Post]
Walking disaster Chris Brown arrested for assaulting a man outside the W Hotel; court date today. [Post, Post]
At Yardfest on Friday, a brief moment of chaos. [Arts Desk, [...]

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