Posts Tagged ‘DC Brau’

ToDo ToDay: Panda Bear, John Waters, and a Sculpture Tour

As Panda Bear, Animal Collective founding member Nick Lennox mixes noisy pop experiments with fantastical lyrics about parents ripping off their limbs and aversions to tempura. If a heaping helping of electronic noise seems slightly overwhelming, opening act Regal Degal’s lo-fi garage-rock sound will make up for Lennox’s quiet wails. Read more >>> Panda Bear performs [...]

ToDo ToDay: Camp 14 and an Asian-Influenced Beer Dinner

Marc Wiese’s documentary Camp 14: Total Control Zone tells the story of Shin Dong-Huyk, a man born to political prisoners in a North Korean prison camp. Shin spent the first two decades of his life at Camp 14, a labor camp with 40,000 lifetime prisoners, before escaping to South Korea. Enhanced by animation and shocking video, Camp 14 may [...]

The 2013 Sweetlife Festival Awards

Honoring the best and the worst of Saturday's Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion
Most Glaring Statistic: Approximately 98 percent of attendees were white (margin of error: 2)
Most Glaring Statistic, Runner Up: Attendees' average age (19)
Worst Idea: During her set, Solange implored people to start grinding, saying she wanted to turn this into a "high school [...]

Hopping on the Bandwagon: D.C. Bands Get Brewed

D.C.’s hardcore scene was never known for its drinking songs. (Blame Minor Threat’s “Straight Edge” for that.) But if the recent spate of D.C. band-inspired beers is any indication, this town’s punk and metal scenes are a brewmaster’s muse.
Blistering grindcore band Pig Destroyer got its very own beer in March, when Indiana’s metal-loving 3 Floyds [...]

Hair of the Dog: James Walker’s Ferocious DC Brau Mural

The new mural at DC Brau’s brewery on Bladensburg Road NE has a certain ferociousness to it— one you wouldn’t expect from a painting of a pair of pets. But while the two yawning dogs’ jaws may look intimidating, local artist James Walker says he was capturing a playful moment. “A lot of times dog people [...]

ToDo ToDay: It’s Pi(e) Day!

Love community radio? Help yourself to a slice of pie: Today is Pi Day, of course, and Emily Hilliard of Nothing In the House is seizing the opportunity to host a sweet benefit for Mt. Pleasant-based station Radio CPR. Grab a sliver, a cup of coffee, walk the Pi(e) Walk to win a tasty prize, and enjoy live [...]