There’s a certain fussiness to a lot of today’s throwback R&B, but Curtis Harding’s debut album Soul Power is about as loose as it gets. Instead of obsessing over how the giants of Memphis or Detroit might’ve deployed horns, crafted a backbeat, or mixed a keyboard riff, Harding simply lets it rip. Soul Power has multiple high [...]
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D.C.’s version of the African Diaspora International Film Festival, returning for its seventh year, seems far too short for an event concerned with global African culture. But its curation may make up for its small slate. Tonight’s kickoff film, African Independence, takes a broad view, talking to African leaders about the continent’s myriad struggles for independence. [...]
D.C.'s punk rockers have a message for Russian President Vladimir Putin: They still don't like you.