Posts Tagged ‘Fall for the Book Festival’

Don’t Be Bored: Options?

Well, they can't all be good music nights. You could see Blondie, sure, at Fillmore Silver Spring for $48. Forty-eight! Yikes. And sadly, Mitch Winehouse (yup, father of Amy) has canceled his show at Blues Alley. If you're looking for something arty and sexy, Snarky Puppy—featuring a bunch of sidemen from the bands of Erykah [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Fall for the Book Festival

George Mason University's Fall for the Book Festival kicked off yesterday and runs through the end of the week, wrapping up right before the National Book Festival on the Mall. Today at 3 p.m., dancer and Balanchine protégé Jacques d'Amboise chats about his book, I Was a Dancer; at 4:30 p.m., novelist Tayari Jones (Leaving Atlanta, The [...]

Beginning Today: Fall for the Book Festival in Fairfax

You can’t go three feet on the Internet without reading about the death of the book. No one is buying novels anymore. Bookstores will soon be obsolete. In the not so distant future, people will consume all of their content in Twitter-length bursts delivered directly into their cerebellums by nanobots. But if you go offline [...]