Posts Tagged ‘Kelly Towles’

ToDo ToDay: Spelling Bees, Frickle Dogs, and a Tribute to Pete Seeger

Every year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee captures the attention of ESPN viewers who prefer noncontact sports. For those individuals particularly fascinated by orthography, Ford’s Theatre presents another entertainment option: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The quirky musical follows six pubescent spellers as they make their way through the competition and reveal quirky techniques, [...]

Arts Roundup: Arcade Fire Swallows Planet Edition

The museum isn't open yet, but the National Museum of African American History and Culture is in the process of installing two major artifacts. [WJLA]
Man stabbed outside of Dupont nightclub. [Post]
It has come to this: Arcade Fire booked to play Verizon Center in 2014. [Stereogum]
Garry Trudeau-helmed comedy Alpha House deemed unfunny by Hank Stuever. [Post]
Bob [...]

Arts Roundup: Heavy-Duty Rock Edition

Good morning! Arena Stage has named President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle  Obama honorary chairs of its inaugural season at the $125 million Mead Center for American Theater on the Southwest waterfront, which it moved into Monday. The New York Times' writes that it's unclear whether the honor means the Obamas will attend Arena's [...]