Posts Tagged ‘Gwar’

Arts Roundup: Battle Maximus Edition

David Brockie, aka Oderus Urung of Richmond satirical metal legends Gwar, has died. [Style Weekly]
Sorry, D.C.: Kevin Spacey holds court in Annapolis wine bar to charm Maryland lawmakers. [Post]
New Outputmessage music! [Bandwidth]
How the Folger Shakespeare Library wound up in D.C. [Express]
The big winner of Friday's Pizza Underground show at the Black Cat? Manny and Olga's, obviously. [Post]
Welcome back, D.C. punks The Fordists! [...]

ToDo ToDay: Anoushka Shankar, Jorge Ben Jor, and GWAR

Sitarist Anoushka Shankar’s first two albums owe a debt to her father, Ravi: Ten of the albums’ 11 pieces were adapted by her dad from classical Indian ragas. Anoushka’s third album, 2005’s Rise, incorporated genres from around the world, from electronica to jazz, just as her father’s sitar sounds were absorbed by The Beatles. Anoushka still [...]

Arts Roundup: RIP Nouveau Riche Edition

After seven years, dance party Nouveau Riche is coming to an end. [Facebook]
Once again, demand for Book of Mormon tickets overwhelms the Kennedy Center's website. [Post]
Michelle Obama appears on the cover of Vogue for the second time. [Post]
WSC Avant Bard, the theater company ejected from Artisphere last year, has found a venue for Allyson Currin’s Caesar and [...]

Eclectic Wizard: Tropicalia’s Jim Thomson Might Be D.C.’s Most Interesting Booker

By a certain hour most Fridays and Saturdays, U Street NW can begin to feel a little tense: earpiece-wearing bouncers loom in club doorways, turning people away; women in stilettos totter over bulges in the narrow sidewalk; little spats break out over who hailed a cab or claimed a parking spot first.
Descend an unmarked staircase [...]

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