Posts Tagged ‘House of Cards’

Arts Roundup: Thoroughly Roasted Edition

Library of Congress debuts a new, massive "Songs of America" database. [In the Muse]
Even before its second season premieres, House of Cards gets a third season, and Robin Wright and Kevin Spacey talk about it. [Huffington Post]
Rhino Bar to host a Philip Seymour Hoffman retrospective. [DCist]
Local comics roast Dan Snyder; lots of tasteless jokes happen. [...]

Arts Roundup: Poor Acoustics Edition

Ford's Theatre raises $77,000 for Covenant House. [AP]
Danny Glover endorses Andy Shallal for mayor. [AP]
NSO in Your Neighborhood concerts begin today. [DCist]
Bye bye, emo band Monument. [DCist]
Watch this new House of Cards trailer. [DCist]
Photos from the Modern Moves Festival [BYT]
My God, poor acoustics at the symphony! [Post]
Sigh: U.S. Royalty on World Cafe [NPR]

Arts Roundup: TV Party Edition

Pigskins percussionist dies at age 53. [Post]
New book explores Mark Twain's years in D.C. [Arts Desk]
Ahhhh House of Cards director commentaries!! [Huffington Post]
Yeah, let's just watch TV all winter. [Post]

Arts Roundup: Dying Gaul Edition

House of Cards and Veep nominated for Golden Globes; Homeland gets zilch. [Washingtonian]

The Butler got snubbed, too. [Post]
The Caps make a "Jingle Bells" video. [Huffington Post]
In this interview with DCist, Bikini Kill's Kathleen Hanna talks about The Punk Singer, D.C., Santigold, Janelle Monae, etc. [DCist]
ArtYards DC wraps up this weekend. [JDLand]
"The Dying Gaul," out of [...]

Arts Roundup: Bad Sex Edition

House of Cards' second season will debut on Valentine's Day. [AP]
Local author Manil Suri takes home the Bad Sex in Fiction prize. [New York Times]
GEMS releases an uncut version of "Medusa." [All Things Go]
All Songs Considered names the best music of the year. [NPR]
The 15 best music venues in D.C., according to DCist. [DCist]
Keep your [...]

Arts Roundup: It’s Just a Misdemeanor Edition

Chris Brown's charge downgraded to a misdemeanor. [City Desk]
New portrait of the female Supreme Court justices revealed! [Post]
Clinton Yates talks to Cool "Disco" Dan about his mental health, his best pal, and the Cool "Disco" Dan documentary. [Post]
Maybe House of Cards won't wrap after Season 2 after all? [Huffington Post]
There is a Sesame Street parody [...]

Inside the Box: D.C. TV Shows, Analyzed

While the District’s lack of film incentives has prevented it from attracting shows filmed in D.C., TV writers remain infatuated with lurid, trench coat-wearing Washington. This fall brought the premieres of two new D.C.-set shows (The Blacklist, Hostages)—and that’s in addition to the glut of D.C. shows that are already on the air. Spend some [...]

Arts Roundup: Endings Edition

House of Cards probably won't return for a third season. [Huffington Post]
Doesn't look like Donnie Simpson plans to return to radio, either. [Post]
The Textile Museum carefully transfers its collection to George Washington University. [WBJ]
Yes, Thriller on H Street happens again this year. [Frozen Tropics]
Lyle Link pens an appreciation for Butch Warren. [CapitalBop]
Nick Offerman joins the Bentzen [...]

Arts Roundup: How to Really, Really Piss Off Baltimore City Paper Edition

House of Cards will film that motorcade scene in D.C. after all. [WBJ]
GEICO spotlights D.C. band Shark Week for a condescending and misinformed little video about Baltimore's music scene; Baltimore City Paper freaks out. [Baltimore City Paper]
Dismemberment Plan's Travis Morrison on the key to celebrity: "I should just twerk more onstage." [Esquire]
Here are a bunch of priceless [...]

Arts Roundup: Black Cat, Black Cat Edition

Black Cat's liquor license modification—which includes a provision to add a third floor and a bar—moves forward. [Short Articles About Long Meetings]
About that House of Cards motorcade mess-up: Mayor Vince Gray's spokesperson says the D.C. Film Office may have failed to notify the show's producers that D.C. police won't "rent itself out as extras for film." [...]