Posts Tagged ‘James Taylor’

Arts Roundup: Inauguration Leftovers Edition

The Washington Post's classical-music critic, Anne Midgette, on behalf of classical-music fans, to President Obama: "We appreciate you taking an interest in our field. Please continue to notice this music, and we promise to hold our tongues for the next four years about whether or not we agree with your approach." [Post]
Ballou and University of [...]

Arts Roundup: What Went Wrong at Red Palace? Edition

James Taylor, who played a role in both the American Dime Museum and Palace of Wonders/Red Palace, talks about what went wrong at those ventures [Huffington Post D.C.]
Kennedy Center announces that Eva Longoria (as host), George Lopez, Mario Lopez, Chita Rivera, and Rita Moreno will be a part of its "Latino Inaugural 2013" on Sunday [AP via Huffington Post]
Protests [...]

Troubadours, Reviewed

When you think of timeless songwriting, Cheech and Chong may not immediately come to mind. The cannabis-craving duo’s stoner send-ups of hippie culture may be classics, but they're not heartfelt ones. And yet in the 1960s, you were likely to see the pair at The Troubadour, a vital apex of the era's singer-songwriter movement. The [...]

Cirque du So Long: Why a Larger Stage Isn’t Good News for Palace of Wonders’ Sideshow Acts

It’s 7 p.m. on a Thursday, and a short round woman in a floral skirt is wheeling two battered suitcases along H Street NE. She stops beneath a painting of a happy dog and heaves a deep sigh. Then she pushes through the double doors of the Palace of Wonders and says hi to Brad, [...]