Posts Tagged ‘Duke’s Grocery’

ToDo ToDay: “Next” and Wayne McGregor

With all the uncertainty around the future of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Corcoran College of Art + Design, the name of the annual student show—NEXT—seems hopelessly ironic this year. But what about the art? Some photographic series take a straightforward approach. But what’s notable about several of the other photographic works on [...]

ToDo ToDay: Mark Lanegan; You, Me, Them, Everybody; and Computer Magic

When Mark Lanegan announced plans for Imitations, an album of covers inspired partly by his parents’ record collection, the chatter was generally accepting. The grunge stalwart turning in covers of “Mack the Knife” and Neil Sedaka and Phil Cody’s “Solitaire”? Sure, why not! Tonight, when the gravelly voiced singer headlines Sixth & I, listen for dexterous [...]

ToDo ToDay: Pere Ubu, Scout Niblett, and the New Duke’s Grocery

"Nonalignment Pact," the first track on Pere Ubu’s 1978 album The Modern Dance, has been a staple of my playlists since a college fling introduced me to the post-punkers. But Pere Ubu is more than that song’s growly, rousing chorus. Singer David Thomas, Pere Ubu’s only continuous member, has seen the release of dozens of albums [...]