Posts Tagged ‘Folger Theatre’

ToDo ToDay: Menzingers!

“I will fuck this up, I fucking know it,” goes the hook on “The Obituaries,” one of the most memorable songs from The Menzingers’ 2012 album, On the Impossible Past. Despite the pessimism, the Pennsylvania-based band has had a great couple of years, recently signing to punk heavyweight Epitaph Records and releasing one of last year’s [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Fall Arts Guide!

Our arts section this week is bursting. Bursting! Why? It's Fall Arts Guide week. We've assembled a comprehensive guide to the most thought-provoking exhibits, film, and performers coming to town between through December, and we really recommend you read it. Skim our critic's picks and listings online, or pick up a copy of the real [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Summer Music Guide!

Summer Music Guide! That's what you'll find on the cover of this week's City Paper—our picks for the best classical, jazz, hip-hop, indie rock, and EDM. Oh, and a fuck-ton of listings. Basically, you're covered.
Jeffry Cudlin leads the arts section with his review of the National Gallery of Art's "Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape," which [...]

Why Did So Few Critics Address The Gaming Table’s Pseudo-Rape Scene?

If you couldn't tell from the headline, this post contains a pretty big spoiler.
The Gaming Table—the largely diverting, sumptuously designed, Restoration-era cards-and-costumes comedy by Susanna Centlivre currently on stage at the Folger Theatre—has been getting a lot of credit for its gender politics. The Washington Post profiled its all-female production staff led by director Eleanor Holdridge. [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Library of Congress, Agnes Bolt, Othello

John Anderson leads this week's section with a feature about the Library of Congress' duplication services, which are no longer selling darkroom-made prints. Franz Jantzen, a darkroom printer whose freelance work for LoC has now ended, says it's our loss. Kriston Capps reviews Project 4's Agnes Bolt solo show—you'll remember Bolt is the Pittsburgh artist [...]

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