Posts Tagged ‘Madame Tussauds’

Arts Roundup: Barracuda Edition

D.C. Film Office says the government shutdown is screwing with movie productions in town. [Washingtonian]
Watch Dismemberment Plan cover Heart's "Barracuda." [AV Club]
Tickets for fallFringe go on sale. [Post]
Misun drops a new song. [All Things Go]
14th Street NW mural painted over. [Post]
Betty White gets her own wax statue at Madame Tussauds. [AP]
A report from the PEN/Faulkner [...]

Arts Roundup: Nuptials Edition

Michael Kaiser ties the knot. [Washingtonian]
Barnes & Noble opening—that's right, opening—a new location in D.C. [Post]
A Washington Post reader shares a nice story about the late 9:30 Club security staffer Josh Burdette. [Post]
Carol Burnett wins this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. [AP]
More comedy added to BYT's Bentzen Ball. [Brightest Young Things]
Prince William and [...]

Arts Roundup: Back From Vacation Edition

Wale takes a mature perspective on that biting Kendrick Lamar verse on Big Sean's "Control." Actually, he seems pretty pumped about it. [Rolling Out]
Wow: Forum Theatre makes all of its shows pay-what-you-can. [Post]
Sarah Godfrey says this fall is a great one for D.C. R&B. [Post]
The people demand a Chuck Brown sculpture in Madame Tussauds. [TMOTTGoGo]
Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser criticizes [...]

Arts Roundup: My First White Girl Edition

D.C.'s Beautiful Swimmers will drop their debut LP, Son, on July 2. [Resident Advisor]
The congressional committee overseeing the Eisenhower Memorial will consider legislation that could reform the Eisenhower Memorial Commission. [Washington Times]
A tiny library comes to F Street NE. [DCist]
Ex-Bad Brains group The White Mandingos drop a video for "My First White Girl." [Couch Sessions]
Madame Tussauds [...]

Arts Roundup: Fear and Loathing in Riot Grrrl Edition

In its early years, Bikini Kill survived hurled bottles and obscenities at shows across the country. When the riot-grrrl band played its first show in D.C., says singer Kathleen Hanna, "It was like they had been waiting for us." Read this history of Bikini Kill's struggles with fear, anger, and the asphyxiating force that its [...]

Arts Roundup: Wax Statue Edition

Signature's Hairspray wins big at the Helen Hayes Awards [Post]
Former MTV VJ Kennedy grills Marion Barry on his anti-Asian comments [DCist]
Adrian Loving will DJ the White House Correspondents Dinner pre-party and after-party. [Adrian Loving]
Did someone offer you a free book at a Metro station yesterday evening? If so, it was probably 'cause of World Book [...]

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