Posts Tagged ‘David Fogel’

Forward Festival Invades National Mall This Weekend

It doesn't take long to realize how much David Fogel loves D.C.
During an interview with Washington City Paper in 2011, he mentioned how his Forward Festival was created to bring tourists up to speed on the city's burgeoning dance/electronica scene. "We want to show off D.C.," Fogel said at the time. "Every time we bring people [...]

Burn Before Leaving: Meet D.C.’s Burning Man Set

The theme of this year’s Burning Man festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert is fertility. The first thing that came to Kelly Kalac’s mind was the nation’s biggest prick.
The 30-year-old Riviera Beach, Md., resident (shown above, center) has led the construction of a 20-foot replica of the Washington Monument, an homage to the nation’s capital that [...]

Forward Fest Shows Off World-Spanning Electronic Music, City-Spanning Venues

In its fourth and most ambitious year, the electronic music festival Forward is going all-city.
In Washington, dance music—globe-spanning though it may be—has historically been confined to a couple indispensable venues. But due to numerous socioeconomic trends I won’t attempt to untangle at the moment, D.C. now boasts several new and unique [...]