Posts Tagged ‘Dance’

Photos: Mad Decent Block Party @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

Unfortunately, the D.C. incarnation of this year's Mad Decent Block Party will be remembered for a tragedy: One dead, 20 hospitalized, said the headlines last weekend after 20-year-old Tyler Fox Viscardi died of an apparent drug overdose.
As for as the music went, as Washington City Paper's Matt Ramos predicted, the main draw was Mad Decent label head Diplo himself, with fellow moombahton [...]

Enter Ophelia, distracted at Taffety Punk Theatre Company, Reviewed

Kimberly Gilbert is one of the most versatile, fearless and reliably thrilling actors in Washington. Whether she’s playing the spinster held hostage by her wicked mother in The Beauty Queen of Lenane or an everyone’s-a-little-bit-racist gentrifier in Clybourne Park,or a shellshocked survivor of an environmental apocalypse in Mr. Burns, or a Victorian woman receiving surprisingly [...]

Photos: Krewella @ Echostage

I was interested in seeing Chicago's dubstep/house trio Krewella mainly for two reasons. First, its popularity has skyrocketed in the mainstream dance music scene in the past year; it's gone from releasing its first EP last summer, to putting on a much-talked-about performance at this year's Ultra festival in Miami, to selling out huge venues like [...]

Photos: Knife Party and BT @ Echostage

A couple months after witnessing a somewhat rocky reopening of the renovated Echostage, I returned for a pair of shows this past weekend and found a much-improved situation. Last Friday night, Glow/Panorama Productions and Steez Promo hosted Australian electro house duo Knife Party, and on Saturday, BADASS (ostensibly "Broke-Ass DJs Association") Raves hosted D.C.-area native [...]

Photos: Excision @ Echostage

After three months of renovations, the reopening of Echostage—a Saturday night show featuring Canadian dubstep DJ Excision—didn't go as smoothly as one might have hoped. Doors opened a full hour late. The upstairs bars are completely unfinished. The women's restroom flooded within an hour, forcing the club to split the men's restroom in two and [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 18

We're back, and we are obviously not refreshed. Because, really, look at the Hot Dang side of this week's Far Out vs. Hot Dang. There's a lot of disappointment there. This whole "serotonin levels" thing is a bitch. Or maybe we're just reflecting the zeitgeist? Maybe we're totally healthy and society is sick? Where's the [...]

Photos: DCypher Dance @ Jack Guidone Theater

Despite the weather, Joy of Motion DC's resident hip-hop dance company, DCypher, along with youth hip-hop companies Urban Impact and Groove Elements, sold out two shows this past weekend at the Jack Guidone Theater in Friendship Heights. Check out some photos from Saturday night's show after the jump, and a ton more at the full gallery.