Posts Tagged ‘Julie Ruin’

Arts Roundup: Watergate Livin’ Edition

Ian Svenonius: Down with tipping! [Jacobin]
West End Library temporarily relocates to the Watergate. [WBJ]
D.C. Arts Commission seeks artists to design a sculpture or SOME kind of art for Chuck Brown Park. [DCist]
Hey, watch this cool retrospective video on this summer's D.C. Jazz Loft concerts. [CapitalBop]
Photos from the Heineken Mural Project [BYT]
Photos: Julie Ruin at Black [...]

Arts Roundup: Soprano Down Edition

Just a week from opening night, soprano Deborah Voigt cancels her appearance in Washington National Opera's production of Tristan und Isolde. [Post]
Black Cat's liquor license modification application moves to the ABC Board. [Short Articles About Long Meetings]
So far, the heavily subsidized Fillmore Silver Spring has not opened its doors to Montgomery County events as promised—but [...]

Arts Roundup: Small Press Expo Edition

Small Press Expo announces its 2013 schedule. [ComicsDC]
The comedy festival Bentzen Ball will return to D.C. this fall. [Post]
Netherlands transplant and Virginia electronic-music producer Martyn makes a mix for Little White Earbuds. [Little White Earbuds]
Amherst College's Board of Trustees wants to remove and investigate six marble panels on Folger Shakespeare Library's façade. [Washington Business Journal]
The [...]

Arts Roundup: Terio Edition

RIP Ellsworth J. Davis, the first black photographer to work for the Washington Post. [Post]
Kathleen Hanna talks to Stereogum about Julie Ruin, riot grrrl, and her recent life-changing illness. [Stereogum]
Pleasure Curses drops a new music video. [The Deli Magazine]
Clinton Yates searches for Terio, the 6-year-old Internet celebrity/dancer, at Trillectro. [Vice]

Arts Roundup: D’Angelooooo! Edition

Wondering why D'Angelo canceled his show at Merriweather last weekend? He was hospitalized for an unspecified medical emergency. [Spin]
More on playwright collective The Welders [D.C. Theatre Scene]
Listen: A new song from Julie Ruin [Entertainment Weekly]
Watch: Animal Collective's new, bizarre video for "Monkey Riches" [Baltimore City Paper]
And now, your moment of Zen: a portrait of Adrian Parsons [E. [...]

Arts Roundup: Oh, Come On! Edition

The backstory behind Wayne Perry, the notorious D.C. hit man Jay-Z references on his track "Tom Ford" [WTOP]
The D.C. Docent just doesn't get Adrian Parsons. [D.C. Docent]
Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington raises more than $100 million. [Washingtonian]
The New York Times weighs in on the resignation of Hirshhorn board chair Constance [...]

Arts Roundup: All-Wale Everything

[In Jerry Seinfeld voice] What's the deal with Seinfeld collaborating with Wale? [Post]
Washingtonian's profile of Wale touches on all the talking points: The rapper likes sneakers, hates haters, etc. [Washingtonian]
Baltimore City Paper's take on the new Wale album [City Paper]
The Smithsonian Folklife Festival begins TODAY. [Post]
But imagine how much better the Folklife Festival would be on [...]

Arts Roundup: Things That Don’t Exist In Washington Edition

Neal Augenstein talks to photographer Lucian Perkins and The Teen Idles' Nathan Strejeck about Perkins' book of early D.C. punk photos, Hard Art. [WTOP]
A juicy nugget from Chris Richards' story about Hard Art: When Bob Woodward saw Lucian Perkins' photos of D.C. punk, he seemed dismissive, saying, "This doesn't exist in Washington." [Post]
A takeaway from last [...]

Clip Job: Five Second Acts for Riot Grrrl Veterans

Partyline (2005-present): Fascination with the riot grrrl movement burned brightly and briefly, but the members of Bratmobile—which formed in 1991—kept making music, on and off, until 2002. Sort-of based in D.C., Partyline isn't the first other project for singer Allison Wolfe, but it's had the most staying power. The band's name sort of reminds me [...]