Posts Tagged ‘Gypsy Sally’s’

Talking Shop With Ex-9:30 Club Booker Lisa White

From 1991 to 2013, local bands called booking manager Lisa White when they wanted a show at 9:30 Club—and when they were pissed about not getting one. Working with primary booker and club co-owner Seth Hurwitz, White booked a lot of the bands that opened for big acts at the venue. She had the right background for it: [...]

Arts Roundup: Big Ol’ Fancy Library Edition

Guerilla Union had signed on to produce three Rock the Bells festivals at RFK. [Washington Business Journal]
Mount Vernon's fancy new Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington is now open. [Post]
In humbler library news, a reminder: D.C. library hours will extend Tuesday. [PoPville]
Another reminder: The National Aquarium closes today. [WTOP]
District puts out an [...]

Arts Roundup: Spy Museum Edition

Spy Museum moving to Carnegie Library, becoming nonprofit. [City Desk]
Wolf Trap raises a record $1 million. [Post]
TheatreWashington President and CEO Linda Levy pens an open letter to Washington Post theater critic Peter Marks, criticizing his coverage of the Helen Hayes Awards reforms. [TheatreWashington]
Artist chukwumaa mistaken for Navy Yard shooter in Georgetown. [Arts Desk]
How did D.C. [...]

ToDo ToDay: “Silver Clouds,” Jim Lehrer’s Play, and Gypsy Sally’s Opening

Andy Warhol’s "Silver Clouds" is bound to be a crowd-pleaser on view at Artisphere, where 150 of the Scotchpak-made metalized plastic film balloons will float for about five weeks. But make no mistake: Despite their family-friendly appeal, Warhol’s balloons are adult material. Read more >>> (Kriston Capps) The exhibit opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. and is on view [...]

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