Posts Tagged ‘jail solidarity’

Sounds About Right: The Best Local Albums of 2014

Replay the year in D.C.'s raddest albums and EPs.

ToDo ToDay: Bound By Flesh, Not Enuf Lifetimes, and Asian Tacos

Forget American Horror Story and learn about real sideshow spectacles tonight.

One Track Mind: Jail Solidarity’s “No Fly List”

"It’s basically institutionalized racism that ruins innocent peoples’ lives.”

ToDo ToDay: The Apple Family Plays, Cat Power, and $5 Sandwiches

Shouty political conversations don’t seem like the foundation of an exciting night at the theater. Yet Richard Nelson’s Apple Family Plays humanizes the talking heads. The four-play series chronicles the lives of members of the Apple family of Rhinebeck, N.Y., during some crucial recent political events. Director Serge Seiden has collected a variety of D.C. regulars to play [...]

One Track Mind: Jail Solidarity, Any Space, Whatever

Standout Track: No. 4, “Resume Power,” from D.C.’s Jail Solidarity. The trio’s powerful debut recording, Any Space, Whatever, is a four-song cassette/digital EP that’s 25 minutes of sludgy doom. On “Resume Power,” about the Fukushima disaster in Japan, the guitars start clean before exploding in the chorus as drummer Kristin Eliason, 29, and guitarist and [...]

ToDo ToDay: African Films, Andy Kindler, NoMa Beer Fest, and Trillectro

D.C.’s version of the African Diaspora International Film Festival, returning for its seventh year, seems far too short for an event concerned with global African culture. But its curation may make up for its small slate. Tonight’s kickoff film, African Independence, takes a broad view, talking to African leaders about the continent’s myriad struggles for independence. [...]

D.C. Bands to Play Russian Embassy on Anniversary of Pussy Riot Imprisonment

D.C.'s punk rockers have a message for Russian President Vladimir Putin: They still don't like you.

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