Posts Tagged ‘Hair’

Arts Roundup: NIN Edition

The Smithsonian opens up a discussion about black women's hair and identity. [Post]
Audition for a prisoner-written play this weekend. [DCist]
Chaka Khan cancels her Capital Jazz Fest appearance. [Post]
Nine Inch Nails announces a new song and a D.C. tour date. [Post]

The Hirshhorn’s Hair Moment: Trippy!

In "Suprasensorial," the Hirshhorn's exhibit of immersive, overstimulating light works by Latin American artists, the room containing "Cosmococa—Program in Progress, CC1 Trashiscapes" presents some welcome understimulation. In his review of the show, City Paper's Kriston Capps wrote, "The loungey installation, which features low-flung futons and a stoner-rock soundtrack, is basically a sample of coffee beans to [...]

You Should Have Watched the Whole Game

I'm a Philadelphia Eagles fan, which means I sat through all of last night's massacre. If you are a Redskins fan, you probably didn't. This post is not about football, however. It's about the fact that I got to see the commercial for Afros Cut—a Hyattsville barber/beauty shop—several times in the second half.
It is now [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 13

We've said it before: Know your history. And if you don't wanna know your history, know this: Far Out vs. Hot Dang is here for you, regardless of your commitment. You can't say that about too many things, can you?

"One day in 2007, in Buenos Aires, nothing happened. It was ugly. "
Do Liberals Really Think [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Ayn Rand v. Norman Rockwell, Richard and Mary, Shortstack

Arin Greenwood leads this week's dead-tree art section with her tour of the Smithsonian's current Norman Rockwell exhibit with an art critic who also happens to be a disciple of Ayn Rand. Brandon Wu talks to a Northern Virginia doom-metal trio that's making national waves, Salome. In film, Tricia Olszewski reviews Due Date and Monsters, and [...]

In Time for Hair: A Brief History of Kennedy Center Nudity

Fine, so 43 years after its Off Broadway debut, Hair doesn't feel so revolutionary. That itself isn't a revolutionary thought—the Post's Peter Marks noted it in his review of the touring production that just landed at the Kennedy Center. Also not so button-pushing anymore: the scene at the end of Act 1 in the '60s-counterculture musical, [...]