Since 1997 the Éthiopiques series has made Ethiopian music a hipster obsession, exposing jazz heads and rockists to the jazzy funkiness that emanated from East Africa in the ’60s and ’70s. Tonight, local listeners get a chance to hear a sliver of those tunes live in a performance by D.C.’s The Feedel Band. The group features saxophonist [...]
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Ever dream of seeing your name in lights? How about the soft blue light of a laptop instead?
There’s a D.C. casting call out for House of Cards, the David Fincher-led political drama based on a BBC series of the same name that’s due to premiere on Netflix later this year. It’s “the largest Hollywood project [...]
Preview: “Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg”
Steven Spielberg and George Lucas created some of our most beloved cinematic memories (Indiana Jones, Star Wars) and then destroyed them (Jar Jar Binks, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull). Now these Hollywood behemoths are teaming up again to curate "Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven [...]
“They had made a movie about us. The movie was based on a book written by someone we knew. The book was a simple thing about four weeks in the city we grew up in and for the most part was an accurate portrayal. It was labeled fiction but only a few details had been [...]