After a somewhat unexciting fall lineup, biting drama makes a welcome return to Round House. For its production of Glengarry Glen Ross, the company has employed an all-star cast of D.C. actors to depict the down-on-their-luck real estate salesmen at the center of David Mamet's play. It's set at the height of the '80s housing boom [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Eternal Summers’
Though Nada Surf’s name invokes sunny tunes and dumb lyrics, the band’s songs don’t usually scream Southern California. Same goes for the band it plays with tonight, ascendant Roanoke act Eternal Summers. You’ve probably heard the former in the background of a dozen-odd TV shows and commercials (not to mention on the radio, because [...]
Aaron Leitko leads off this week's arts section with his look back at the making of Emergency & I, The Dismemberment Plan's classic, recently reissued 1999 album. Ryan Little reviews the debut album of D.C.'s Laughing Man, while Steve Kolowich checks out the latest Decemberists full-length. In theater, Trey Graham reviews Studio Theatre's Marcus; or [...]
Was there a Song of the Summer this year? Hard to say, really. How about a Sound, then? To go by some blogs, at least, it was sweet, sunny, and lo-fi.
Roanoke, Va.'s Eternal Summers—who play tomorrow at Big Bear Cafe with Air Waves and The Beets—are often lumped in with that movement, insofar as it [...]