Posts Tagged ‘el centro df’

ToDo ToDay: Destroyer, Kate Nash, and Yo Gotti

A year after the release of Kaputt, Destroyer's Dan Bejar was feeling, well, kaput. “Once you break with rock music, the kind of music I listened to for so long, it’s hard to find your feet again,” Bejar told Washington City Paper in 2012. Wherever the Vancouver songwriter lands, at least he’s finding rewards in the ether. Five Spanish [...]

ToDo ToDay: D.C. Poetry, Red Speedo, and Sunwolf

Given the surplus of Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost texts on high school reading lists, you’d think that rural Massachusetts was the only important place in the history of American poetry. D.C. historians beg to differ. Celebrate this city's poetic history at George Washington University’s Gelman Library tonight, where a variety of poetry advocates will [...]

ToDo ToDay: Stupid Fucking Bird Opens and WCP’s Having a Concert

Hey, Studio Theatre, you’re not the only theater company that knows how to drop an F- bomb. Woolly Mammoth’s got its own contribution to the grandma-unfriendly theater season: Stupid Fucking Bird, local playwright Aaron Posner’s tribute to Chekhov’s The Seagull. Posner’s work updates Chekhov’s 19th-century exploration of misery and unrequited love, omitting much of the heavy Russian subtext, [...]

ToDo ToDay: SWV! Janka Nabay! Memorial Day!

It’s been more than 20 years since New York R&B trio SWV dropped its huge debut, It’s About Time.  Tragically, the group split in 1998, turning its attention to things like school and parenthood. But after years of silence, Coko, Lelee, and Taj reunited in 2005 and last year released I Missed Us, their first group effort [...]

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