Posts Tagged ‘GBD’

ToDo ToDay: D.C. Queer Theatre Fest!

Queer themes abound in local theater, but they often come from the perspectives of gay white men. That’s why three theatrical friends who met at Catholic University started the D.C. Queer Theatre Festival, now in its second year. This festival is a lot smaller than other festivals around town; it’s a series of six 10-minute [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Rock! Industry Takeover Night at Graffiato!

Since its founding in 1986, Washington Stage Guild has made its name by presenting the complete works of George Bernard Shaw and T.S. Eliot. The company rounds out the Eliot canon with its ongoing production of his final play, The Elder Statesman (shown), but it’s tossing in one more Eliot work for good measure: a staged [...]

ToDo ToDay: Indie Pop and Fried Chicken

Frank Van Riper is known in the D.C. area for his writings on photography. Now, the photography teacher has curated his own exhibition, “Mirror to the World: Documentary Photography 2013.” Of the artists on view, the most winningly enigmatic is Fred Zafran (shown), who photographs “unplanned encounters” on the streets of an unknown town, which [...]

ToDo ToDay: Nick Offerman, The Evens, and a Race Symposium at the D.C. JCC

"Ham" isn’t the first word you’d use to describe the comedy of Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman. He’s more about folksy, faux-masculine deadpan. When he brings the show to the Warner Theatre, he’ll deliver observations from his years in show business, plus a few references to the Parks and Rec gags that have dominated certain segments [...]