Posts Tagged ‘Marion Barry’

This Wednesday: Watch TV-One’s Unsung Documentary on Chuck Brown

In addition to the straight facts of Brown's life and the history of go-go, the biography unearths some fascinating lesser-known tidbits.

In Mayor For Life, Marion Barry Gets One More Tribute

Celebrate his theatrical side at the Anacostia Playhouse.

Marion Barry will Get a Go-Go Celebration at Ibiza

Marion Barry's son and kidney donor will get awards.

Marion Barry, the Butt of a Thousand Televised Crack Jokes

"There was so much white powder in D.C., people thought Marion Barry was mayor again."

Marion Barry in Six Songs

From Wale's "Black Heroes" to Barry's preferred karaoke track and his rap on Chuck Brown's "Go-Go Drug Free"

Barry: I Sicced the Fire Authorities on the Anacostia Art Project

“As the Ward 8 Councilmember, I am determined to have this eye sore removed once and for all.”

Arts Commission: Just Kidding, Anacostia “Junk” Art Installation Will Stay Up

"While the Commission does not mean to offend anyone, it would be inconsistent with our mission..."

Arts Commission Will Remove “Junk”-Looking 5×5 Installation in Anacostia

The installation in a vacant storefront had drawn complaints from neighbors and Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry.

Marion Barry on Anacostia Art Project: “It Looks Like Junk”

The councilmember isn't happy with a storefront installation.

ToDo ToDay: Marion Barry, Michael Che, and Young Magic

Don’t expect any apologies out of Marion Barry. In his new memoir, Mayor for Life, the Ward 8 councilmember and four-term mayor sounds more concerned with how he’s been purportedly slimed by his many enemies than with making amends for how his personal failings soured his legacy. Mayor for Life is Barry from Barry’s point of view, with [...]