Posts Tagged ‘Joyce Carol Oates’

Arts Roundup: Spy Museum Edition

Spy Museum moving to Carnegie Library, becoming nonprofit. [City Desk]
Wolf Trap raises a record $1 million. [Post]
TheatreWashington President and CEO Linda Levy pens an open letter to Washington Post theater critic Peter Marks, criticizing his coverage of the Helen Hayes Awards reforms. [TheatreWashington]
Artist chukwumaa mistaken for Navy Yard shooter in Georgetown. [Arts Desk]
How did D.C. [...]

ToDo ToDay: Joyce Carol Oates, Grindcore in Adams Morgan, and Donnell Rawlings

Some authors spend decades crafting one serious novel at a time, waiting years to find out whether their solitary contribution will be well-received. Joyce Carol Oates, one of the grand dames of American literature, doesn’t operate that way: She’s published nearly 100 novels, plays, and pieces of nonfiction in her half-century-long career, often working on [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Return of Balbed

It was probably inevitable that Elijah Jamal Balbed, Washington City Paper's Best New Jazz Musician in 2010, would eventually move on to greener pastures. Yes, Balbed, like so many gifted musicians before him, has made the pilgrimage to New York. Frankly we're lucky to have had him around here for as long as we did. But on the [...]

Today in Fall Arts

Hey y'all, remember that hefty (80-fuckin-page!) Fall Arts Guide we put together? Well, you can access it online, as well. And starting today, we'll be publishing little excerpts from it on this, our new arts blog!
After the jump: Yiyun Li, Joyce Carol Oates, and Robin Trower.