Posts Tagged ‘Luke’s Lobster’

ToDo ToDay: Recycled Orchestra, Coathangers, and Diarrhea Planet

A three-minute teaser trailer on Cateura, Paraguay's Landfill Harmonic went viral earlier this year and touched the spirits of many people, even those who never gave classical music, extreme poverty, or recycling much thought. These youngsters scavenged material from the dump upon which their slum is essentially built and fashioned cellos, violins, and other instruments [...]

ToDo ToDay: Stupid Fucking Bird Opens and WCP’s Having a Concert

Hey, Studio Theatre, you’re not the only theater company that knows how to drop an F- bomb. Woolly Mammoth’s got its own contribution to the grandma-unfriendly theater season: Stupid Fucking Bird, local playwright Aaron Posner’s tribute to Chekhov’s The Seagull. Posner’s work updates Chekhov’s 19th-century exploration of misery and unrequited love, omitting much of the heavy Russian subtext, [...]

ToDo ToDay: Raheem DeVaughn at the Howard

Raheem DeVaughn has come a long way from his early days on the U Street NW scene. Ten years ago, DeVaughn was D.C.’s most promising upstart; his low-key backpacker attitude and captivating falsetto quickly made him a crowd favorite and eventually gained the attention of Jive Records execs, with whom he inked a deal. Now, [...]