Posts Tagged ‘Classixx’

ToDo ToDay: Colin Stetson, Pop Art Prints, and Classixx

Multireedist Colin Stetson has impressive pipes. He fills his instruments with so much air—too much air, maybe—that the tones distort into something that sounds like avant garde metal, not jazz. It’s no wonder that Stetson’s style has caught the attention of rock giants like Lou Reed, Bon Iver, and The National: His work oozes atmosphere [...]

ToDo ToDay: Rory Scovel, Paint Branch, and Serial Killers

A South Carolina native who cut his teeth in D.C.’s comedy scene in the middle of the last decade, Rory Scovel specializes in pushing the limits of a gag’s logical expiration. He starts his 2011 album Dilation by thanking the audience for their applause for a good 90 seconds after they’ve stopped clapping. In recent performances, he’s [...]

ToDo ToDay: Mom Baby God, Toro y Moi, and Yip Deceiver

This week, explore the anti-abortion movement without having to deal with Values Voter Summit crazies. For two nights, Mom Baby God plays a theatrical game of devil’s advocate. The play, written by Madeline Burrows, probes the mindsets of the people campaigning to limit women’s reproductive rights. Attendees will receive nametags upon arrival, and for the next two [...]

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