Posts Tagged ‘dr. john’

ToDo ToDay: Musiq Soulchild, Dr. John, and NYE Dance Parties

With the release of his 2000 debut Aijuswanaseing, vocalist and sunglasses aficionado Musiq Soulchild entered the music world at the peak of the neo-soul subgenre’s popularity. Ten Grammy nods and five studio albums later, the Philly native still retains that Midas touch, which he’ll bring to the Howard Theatre to close the book on 2013. [...]

Arts Roundup: Slicknosity Edition

The recent documentary Chinatown looks at a D.C. neighborhood with an increasingly meaningless name. [WAMU]
Senior Historian David Ward talks history and controversy at the National Portrait Gallery. [Post]
Mayor Vince Gray to launch his re-election campaign at THEARC. [WTOP]
In advance of his New Year's Eve concert at the Hamilton, Dr. John drops science and some creative lingo [...]

5 PBS Kids Shows With Theme Songs that Will Violate Your Skull

I am the father of a preschooler, which means I can plead insanity when accused of various minor social transgressions. It also means that the television is tuned to PBS anytime from the hours of 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Your average Horrible Parent knows this, because "television" sometimes equals "survival" for anybody with a [...]

Reminder-”New Orleans Music in Exile” Wednesday Night at the Library of Congress

As Michael J. West noted here nearly a month ago, the Library of Congress’s Larry Appelbaum has been presenting jazz and jazz-related films on Wednesdays for free throughout the month of April in the sixty seat Mary Pickford Theater (3rd floor of the Library’s James Madison building).  This is a quick reminder that tonight, Wednesday [...]

Last Week: Raphael Saadiq, John Legend, and Dr. John

Saadiq/Legend at DAR Constitution Hall; Dr. John and the Lower 911 at Blues Alley
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Raphael Saadiq and Dr. John are both on tour at present, peddling different brands of regressively delightful music to packed, loyal audiences. The Doctor (Mac Rebennack, to get technical) and Saadiq (né Wiggins) wear their influences on their sleeves and dress [...]

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