Posts Tagged ‘Led Zeppelin Played Here’

Vinyl Trap: A D.C. Record Fair Survival Guide

Record fans nationwide nerd out over rare releases twice a year on Record Store Day. But local vinyl collectors get an additional opportunity to swap sleeves when the D.C. Record Fair rolls around. This Sunday, the shopping celebration moves south to Arlington’s Artisphere in conjunction with the venue’s “Fermata” sound art exhibition. Local musician and [...]

ToDo ToDay: Natalia Lafourcade, Edgar & Annabel, and Craft Beer

Mexican singer Natalia Lafourcade offers more than just the light, pretty timbre of her voice. She’s a talented multi-instrumentalist who, at age 29, has already performed in a teen pop trio, recorded an all-instrumental album, and won three Latin Grammys. On Lafourcade’s latest effort, Mujer Divina-Homenaje a Agustin Lara, she pays tribute to the Mexican balladeer [...]

Arts Roundup: Tear Down This Rec Center Edition

Should the Wheaton Community Recreation Center—the place of a legendary (but possibly imaginary) Led Zeppelin concert in 1969—be demolished alongside the Wheaton Library? Or preserved? [Greater Greater Washington]
Here's what the Spy Museum may look like when it opens at the Carnegie Library. [WBJ]
If you've wondered about the whereabouts of D.C.'s Matthew Hemerlein, well, he's putting out [...]

ToDo ToDay: Surveillance Art, Page to Stage Festival, and Tropicalia’s Birthday

As Edward Snowden has shown us, we’re all being watched. For some lesser-known artists, that might be good news. The Washington Project for the Arts’ timely experimental media show, “Cyber In Securities,” features artists whose work looks at the experience of tracking or being tracked—by private marketers, data miners, drones, or governments—in an effort to [...]

Led Zeppelin Played Here Is Playing Here

Heavy Metal Parking Lot filmmaker Jeff Krulik has been working on his latest documentary, Led Zeppelin Played Here, for almost five years. But he's been showing it—or trying to—for nearly half that time.
Krulik thought he'd found the perfect screening opportunity at the 2011 Zep Fest at National Harbor. He intended to show an early cut [...]

Led Zeppelin Played Here Coming to AFI Silver Theatre

There's a small faction of grey hairs in my hometown of Wheaton, Md., who still swear up and down that Led Zeppelin played the Wheaton Youth Center in January 1969.
Evidence seems scant. In 2009, the Washington Post's David Montgomery spoke to filmmaker Jeff Krulik—who helped make the cult documentary Heavy Metal Parking Lot—about the local legend. [...]

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