Posts Tagged ‘If/Then’

Arts Roundup: Disappointed Bird Edition

The Kennedy Center Honors. They happened. [Post, Post]
A drawing by outsider artist Martin Ramirez comes to the Library of Congress. [Post]
Air and Space Museum guards tackle a freelance photographer. [DCist]
Chris Richards ranks the best pop singles of the year. [Post]
D.C. residents support the arts, kind of, but they don't attend fundraisers because they claim to [...]

Arts Roundup: Ingenuity Edition

The man stabbed outside of a Dupont nightclub has died. [NBC4]
Dave Eggers, St. Vincent, and Doug Aitken among hipster recipients of Smithsonian Magazine's second annual Ingenuity Awards. [AP]
Rock the Bells organizer Chang Weisberg tells us what we already know about why the festival was canceled in D.C. this fall. [Arts Desk]
Wondering where critical reviews are [...]

ToDo ToDay: AKA Doc Pomus, If/Then, and Gungor

In 1940, a polio-afflicted Jewish kid from Brooklyn named Jerome Felder heard blues shouter Joe Turner on the radio and the bittersweet music spoke to him. Two years later, a 17-year-old Felder, using the alias Doc Pomus so his parents wouldn’t know, began singing the blues in a Manhattan bar. The documentary AKA Doc Pomus, tells [...]

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