Posts Tagged ‘Geoff Turner’

This Week in WCP Arts: D.C.-Set TV Shows, a Fringe Post-Mortem, Mission for Christ, and the Renwick

Will TV ever get D.C. right? Frankly, that was never the point, argues Tom Carson in his essay on Washington-set TV shows on the cover of this week's Washington City Paper. Leading the arts section is Chris Klimek's wrap-up on the seventh Capital Fringe Festival—which, he argues, finally feels professional. Derek Hills breaks down the [...]

Arts Roundup: Chain Gang Edition

Local author Sarah Pekkanen goes big-time. [Style Blog]
Quick words of sage advice from Ian Svenonius [Express]
Gray Matter's Geoff Turner guest-DJs on Radio CPR [Dissonance]
Capital Hemp invokes Bad Brains. [DCist]
The Wizard of Oz's ruby slippers are back on display at the Museum of American History. [Style Blog]

Tonight: Gray Matter Reissue Party @ Black Cat

Ask veterans of Dischord Records, and they'll tell you that 1985 was their Summer of Love. It was the "Revolution Summer," when strands of D.C.'s punk scene cohered into the forward-thinking, inward-looking sound—epitomized by Embrace, Rites of Spring, and others—by which the label made its bones. A pedant might say it was the moment when [...]