Posts Tagged ‘Deathfix’

Photos: Deathfix @ Millennium Stage

Yes, last night the weather outside was—dare I say— frightful. But that didn't stop the crowd from coming out for the free show at Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage. The talent was local favorite Deathfix playing its first show of the new year. The audience—fans who knew them and tourists who didn't—were treated to music from the band's [...]

Genre Dysphoria: The Best D.C. Music of 2013

With Chuck Brown in his eternal resting place and Ian MacKaye settled down and playing only occasional dates with The Evens, how has D.C. music moved on?
In 2013, the answer was clearer: This is a hip-hop town, at least more than it was before. The area now has three significant hip-hop exports: trap-rap up-and-comer Fat Trel, [...]

Arts Roundup: Straight to the Dome Edition

Watch Uber Wars, a new, libertarian-approved short film about the battle over the car service in D.C. [YouTube via Post]
The Smithsonian's Board of Regents begins its search for the next Smithsonian CEO. [AP]
Repairs to the Capitol Dome have begun. [AP]
Winners of the 2013 Mayor's Arts Awards announced. [Art 202]
Courtland Milloy endorses 12 Years a Slave. [...]

ToDo ToDay: “Crank & Groove,” Neighborhood Festivals, and Mousetrap

Energized by Charles Stephenson and Kip Lornell’s book The Beat: Go-Go’s Fusion of Funk and Hip-Hop, community organizer and theater director Jessica Solomon persuaded SpeakeasyDC Artistic Executive Director Amy Saidman to collaborate on a program that conveys the vitality of D.C.’s homegrown genre. The program, "Crank & Groove: A Go-Go Love Story," takes place this weekend. Read [...]

Arts Roundup: Small Press Expo Edition

Small Press Expo announces its 2013 schedule. [ComicsDC]
The comedy festival Bentzen Ball will return to D.C. this fall. [Post]
Netherlands transplant and Virginia electronic-music producer Martyn makes a mix for Little White Earbuds. [Little White Earbuds]
Amherst College's Board of Trustees wants to remove and investigate six marble panels on Folger Shakespeare Library's façade. [Washington Business Journal]
The [...]

Arts Roundup: Drone Art Edition

The second Trillectro will now take place Aug. 17, not Aug. 3 as previously announced. [Post]
Hirshhorn director Richard Koshalek, who plans to resign in part because of the Bubble's struggles, may leave before his planned December exit date. [ArtInfo]
Corcoran's Gallery 31 will mount an exhibit on drone warfare this summer. [DCist]
D.C. Public Library Chief Librarian Ginnie Cooper [...]

ToDo ToDay: Priests! Free Admission at Corcoran! D.C. Reggae Splashdown!

What one music geek hears as a cathartic, passionate roar can be another’s off-key temper tantrum. Take local punk band Priests. The D.C. combo’s noisy sound is anchored by singer Katie Greer’s sociopolitical rants and sing-song wailing. Greer, also a member of Ian Svenonius’ Chain & the Gang, yells about consumerism in “Radiation” and Air [...]

Photos: Paint Branch, Deathfix @ Black Whiskey Opening

Saturday night brought the opening of a new bar on 14th Street NW, Black Whiskey, but Sasha Lord was also making a debut of sorts: The local promoter, who regularly books the back room at Comet Ping Pong, recently took up booking at the new Logan Circle space.

Arts Roundup: Deathfix on Tumblr Edition

To reach more universities, the Smithsonian joins a super-fast broadband network. [AP via WTOP]
Pinky Swear Productions' Co-Artistic Director Karen Lange talks to the Post's Backstage columnist about producing plays written by women. [Post]
The Corcoran and Brentwood Arts Exchange team up for a Corc student exhibit. [East City Art]
D.C. indie-rock supergroup Deathfix now has a Tumblr. [Tumblr]
Wale [...]

Arts Roundup: The Mayor Does Austin Edition

Mayor Vincent Gray goes to SXSW... [Post]
...and DCist has some ideas for his itinerary. [DCist]
Pitchfork hands Deathfix's debut a respectable 6.4 rating. [Pitchfork]
Signature Theatre cans Crimes of the Heart, swaps in The Last Five Years. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
From the archives: Washington City Paper's coverage of go-go in the 1980s [Unveiled]
Gettysburg Address to be displayed at [...]