Posts Tagged ‘john lewis’

Scrawl Minded: The Year’s Best Local Comics

For many years, cartooning in the District seemed only as exciting as the latest Herblock collection. These days, the DMV illustration scene offers far more diversity than editorial cartoons or newspaper strips, and this year produced worthwhile volumes from surprising people, including a congressman, a millionaire, and an NPR commentator.
March: Book One
By Rep. John Lewis, [...]

Arts Roundup: Daft Punked Edition

Mariah Carey will perform at this Friday's National Christmas Tree lighting. [WTOP]
No, no, no—Daft Punk is not playing U Street Music Hall. [D.C. Music Download]
The green-paint vandal makes a courtroom appearance. [DCist]
Rep. John Lewis donates digital copies of his civil rights memoir to every member of Congress. [Post]
Will Ferrell talks Anchorman at the Newseum. [WTOP]
Neighbors protest Mova Lounge's liquor license [...]

ToDo ToDay: Free Jazz at Chez Billy! Pickle Shots! Adams Morgan Day!

Chris Grasso, pianist and mastermind of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel's weekend Jazz Series, which was cancelled  in July, lost no time returning to the bandstand. The second edition of the series premieres tonight at its new venue, Petworth bistro Chez Billy. The event features Grasso on piano, a yet-to-be-named bassist, and Lena Seikaly (shown), one [...]

ToDo ToDay: Lost Civilizations! The Poker Night!

The D.C. Jazz Fest has begun again, and amid its traditional lineup you might find yourself yearning for something a little more bananas. Look to Lost Civilizations, the super-improvised collaboration between reed player Mike Sebastian and multi-instrumentalist T. A. Zook. Read more >>> Lost Civilizations performs with Sansyou and Cigarbox Planetarium at the Tree House [...]

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