Posts Tagged ‘JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound’

ToDo ToDay: Emily Francisco at Artisphere and Chuck Brown’s Birthday

Emily Francisco would rather do almost anything other than play the piano, or so her piano-based visual performances might lead people to believe. For “The Trans-Harmonium: A Listening Device”—a piece that she is bringing to Artisphere while she serves as artist-in-residence—Francisco wires a distressed-looking keyboard to a series of radio alarm clocks. Read more >>> The exhibit [...]

ToDo ToDay: Seth Meyers! Barbecue Battle! Lumen8 Begins!

With his dimpled cheeks and twinkly blue eyes, it’s plain to see why Saturday Night Live’s head writer Seth Meyers is the object of Bill Hader’s affection. He’s been a mainstay at Studio 8H for a dozen years, and while he always entertains when manning the "Weekend Update" desk or channeling Anderson Cooper in a crisis [...]

ToDo ToDay: Best of D.C. Fête! Gems and Ploy at the Gibson Guitar Showroom!

For a Rust Belt city, Bethlehem, Pa., has fared relatively well. By the time Bethlehem Steel ceased manufacturing in the 1990s, the local economy was already less reliant on it—aided by its proximity to New York and Philadelphia, the growth of local colleges, and a modest tourism industry. The city’s emphasis on entertainment is most [...]