Posts Tagged ‘Jesse Tittsworth’

2012 Wammies Winners: Slightly Less Snoozy!

The winners of the 26th annual Wammies have been announced. And with that, I return to my nap.
But wait! Maybe not just yet. It looks like a couple of categories in the typically snoozy Washington Area Music Awards have undergone much-needed shock therapy. For one, arts-establishment darling Yoko K. (pictured) has stolen "Electronica Artist" from the cashmere-gloved [...]

Arts Roundup: Giant Inhabitable Bubble Edition

At Least Vince Gray Hasn't Proposed an Artistic Loyalty Oath: Leaders of D.C.'s art scene aren't thrilled with the current state of things, but The Post's Philip Kennicott finds it's much worse in Bahrain. The island monarchy, usually a regional patron of the arts (as well as the occasional series at the Kennedy Center), has [...]

Arts Roundup: Ink on a Pig Edition

Radio Daze: The big arts news yesterday was the fight of the University of Maryland's WMUC—free-form holdout, incubator of good people and good taste in the local music scene—to stay on air. The station found itself in dire straits after U-Md.'s student government allocated only a fraction its requested budget, following a convoluted series of [...]

Is U Street Music Hall Cornering the Market on Dance Nights?

When Steve Lambert heard about the opening of U Street Music Hall, he knew that the popular Nouveau Riche dance night was not long for his club.
He was right: WaPo's GOG Blog reports today that the DJs behind Nouveau Riche are moving from DC9 to the new U Street Street Music Hall, a 300-capacity space [...]

Music News Roundup, No Sitting Edition

Local DJ faves Jesse Tittsworth and Will Eastman and a group of partners are opening up their own space on U Street, the Going Out Gurus report at The Post. Expect the 250- to 300-capacity U Street Music Hall to open early next year at 1115 U St., formerly the Cue Bar. "The whole place is going [...]

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