Posts Tagged ‘Glide’

ToDo ToDay: Hogo Opens! “Holiday Follies”! Glide!

Did the first two weeks of December fly by in a blur of shopping and yuletide schmoozing? Then you may be ready to sit back, relax, and let Signature Theatre’s third annual “Holiday Follies” entertain you. As has become a tradition in Arlington, the casual cabarets, helmed by piano man Gabriel Mangiante, give local musical-theater [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Do Valentine’s Day Creatively

It’s the 165th birthday of suffragette Anna Howard Shaw—oh, and Valentine’s Day. How to dodge the stuffed bears and wait lines? Try the coping-mechanisms-in-a-glass on Bar Pilar’s anti-Valentine’s Day menu. The recently reopened tavern—not serving food at the moment—is offering up a slate of decidedly unromantic $10 cocktails dashed with—what else—bitters, of Jonathan Fain’s homemade [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Gliiiiiiiiiiide

Per this morning's post on monthly new-age night Glide, I have learned something unexpected about the muscial taste of former WCP arts editor Mark Athitakis. In this last week's ish he writes:
When it comes to D.C.-area cultural exports, it’s a lot easier to be proud of Marvin Gaye and the Washington Color School than new-age [...]

Five New-Age Picks From Chris Richards

Previewing Glide, Chris Richards' new-age DJ night at Cafe Saint-Ex, gave me a chance to make two points about the genre. First, you can argue that the music is a home-grown development, with roots in the guitar style John Fahey developed in Takoma Park. (For more on that, check out David Dunlap Jr.'s stellar [...]