Posts Tagged ‘Fur’

Arts Roundup: Kirk Franklin’s Enormous Bill Edition

The District spent nearly $80,000 for gospel singer Kirk Franklin to play this year's Emancipation Day celebration. [Post]
After a stabbing temporarily shutters Fur, the nightclub fires go-go band TCB. [WJLA]
Smithsonian determines that the Hirshhorn Bubble would lose money in three tested scenarios. [Post]
A South Carolina slave shelter comes to the Smithsonian. [AP via Huffington Post [...]

Arts Roundup: Fur Shut Down Edition

Nightclub Fur ordered closed after stabbing. [Washington Times]
In this profile of awesome D.C. musician Mary Timony (Wild Flag, Helium), the songwriter and guitarist opens up about her history of depression. [Post]
The National Aquarium in downtown D.C. must vacate this fall for building renovations. [Post]
Watch the first trailer of The Butler, the film based on the [...]

Tommy Wells on Call to Close Fur and Ibiza: “Maybe I’m Overreacting”

Ward 6 Councilmember (and mayoral candidate) Tommy Wells has softened on his call to shutter Fur and Ibiza. Now he's saying that the clubs should be permitted to stay open—if they clean up their act.
Early Monday morning, two cars sped by a large gathering outside the Tyler House apartments on North Capitol Street NW and sprayed [...]

Tommy Wells: Shut Down Ibiza and Fur

Update: Wells now says the clubs should be permitted to stay open if they clean up their act.
In the aftermath of Monday's early-morning drive-by shooting that left 13 people injured, Ward 6 Councilmember and mayoral candidate Tommy Wells has proposed a radical idea: shut down Ibiza and Fur nightclubs.
The clubs sit only a couple of blocks away [...]

Latristic Releases The Greyest Shade

Latristic, the rock band fronted by Rob Pierangeli (formerly of Casper Bangs), has just released its latest record, The Greyest Shade. Less than a year ago, Pierangeli was trying to raise money for the album via Kickstarter. That didn't pan out. He wound up funding the record himself.
But Pierangeli's birthday was on Tuesday, and the [...]