Posts Tagged ‘Lucky Dub’

ToDo ToDay: The Chuck Brown Band, Trillectro, and George Clinton

The Godfather of Go-Go would have turned 78 on Friday, Aug. 22. Tonight, two years after his death, his final album of new music, Beautiful Life, will be feted at a release concert featuring the Chuck Brown Band and special guests. True to Brown’s modus operandi, Beautiful Life incorporates songs and stylings from multiple decades of African-American popular [...]

ToDo ToDay: Silent Hamlet, RIPS, and a Funk Parade Fundraiser

As Hamlet famously monologued to poor Yorrick’s skull, “Be all my sins remembered.” That may be what Shakespeare wrote, but that’s not what you’ll hear in Synetic Theater’s wordless performance of Hamlet…The Rest is Silence. Ten years ago, Synetic founders Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili shredded all the pages from Shakespeare’s most famous play and instead performed [...]

ToDo ToDay: Hedda Gabler! Free Meals at Cava! The Skatalites!

A lot of the art coming out of frigid Scandinavia is new and hot. Yet the most recognizable name in the Kennedy Center’s Nordic Cool festival is probably that of Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen, and the most recognizable work his play Hedda Gabler. In 1889, the tragedy about a female protagonist who becomes increasingly unsatisfied with [...]

Don’t Be Bored: From the Back of the Room Premieres Tonight

Armed with her firsthand experiences as a woman in the punk scene and camera equipment borrowed from her day job, D.C. filmmaker Amy Oden began shooting the interviews that would compose From the Back of the Room in 2007. It took four years of blood, sweat, and fundraising to produce the film that will gets its [...]

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