Posts Tagged ‘Coachella’

Arts Roundup: Unhand That Renoir! Edition

The not-actually-flea-market Renoir must return to the Baltimore Museum of Art, orders a federal judge. [Post]
More about the major Renwick Gallery renovation, which will close the museum for two years and install some technological upgrades, among other big changes. [Post]
Northeast Library scheduled to reopen Feb. 3. [Frozen Tropics]
Dismemberment Plan to play Coachella. [Stereogum]
Meet Marc Eisenberg, the [...]

Morning Roundup: Switcheroo Edition

Morning all. Normally my colleague Alex Baca writes the Tuesday roundup, but you've got me instead. Not to worry, Baca fans–she'll be back on roundup duty Thursday.
WaPo's Anne Midgette has got the scoop on the Washington National Opera's lineup for the 2011-12 season. The WNO will open with Tosca in September; other works include Werther and, [...]

Arts Roundup: “Pete Doherty, J.K. Rowling, and Bill Withers” Edition

Morning, readers.
*More British authors onboard the proposed Google books boycott, including J.K. Rowling and Phillip Pullman. (If you missed Ursula K. Le Guin's fiery anti-Google manifesto/petition, check it here.) And speaking of Rowling: the next two Harry Potter movies will screen in 3D.
*Louis Auchincloss dead at 92.
*Pete Doherty pulls some serious rock-star shit by bringing [...]

Festival Watch: Bloc Fest, Chaos in Tejas, Fantasy Coachella

Bloc Festival 2010: Your pals at Festival Watch like to keep you informed about things that don’t happen in this country. Maybe it’s 'cause we’re jealous that we can’t really afford to go to them—and are hoping that we can live vicariously through those of you who can.
Anyway. If there’s ever been a festival that [...]

ScarJo Butchers Buckley

At Coachella 2007, smokin' starlet Scarlett Johanson lent her sultry vocals to then-freshly reunited Scottish noise-poppers Jesus & Mary Chain's performance of their best-known single, "Just Like Honey" (also featured in Lost In Translation). Roughly a year later, Johansson foisted an album of low key, lounge-lizard reworkings of Tom Waits classics (Anywhere I Lay My [...]