Posts Tagged ‘Max Levine Ensemble’

David Combs Bids a Final Adieu To Spoonboy

On the day of his last show as Spoonboy, Combs chats about the early days of folk punk and the influence of D.C.’s DIY scene on his music.

ToDo ToDay: Baskerville, Gigi, and a Net Neutrality Benefit

Fill your weekend with Internet activism and new theatrical takes on old stories.

Alexandros “Alexi” Petersen: Gentleman, Scholar, and Punk Rocker

Following the tragic death of D.C. academic Alexandros "Alexi" Petersen, media coverage has tended to emphasize his remarkable professional accomplishments. Just days before the 29-year-old was killed last Saturday in a suicide bombing at a restaurant in Kabul, Afghanistan, Petersen had arrived in the Afghan capital to assume a teaching post at the American University of [...]

ToDo ToDay: Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Os Mutantes, and Lots of Oysters

In his country-folk music as Bonnie “Prince” Billy or the various permutations of Palace (Palace Brothers, Songs, and Music), performer Will Oldham slips easily into the personas in his lyrics, his aching voice creating worlds of melancholy and mystery that touch on low-key theatricality without sacrificing raw emotion. Perhaps Oldham will impart some of his [...]

Arts Roundup: Shutdown Fatigue Edition

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett vows to reopen Glen Echo Park this week if the feds do not. [BethesdaNow]
How the shutdown is impacting art events and exhibits in D.C. [Modern Art Notes]
Town Danceboutique seeks to add a "summer garden." [PoPville]
Local stand-up comic Aparna Nancherla made her Conan debut this week. [Post]
LIBRARY FIGHT! [Housing Complex]
In The [...]

Fort Reno Schedule Finally Announced

This summer's Fort Reno concert series kicked off this past Monday night, and the second installment—with BRENDA, Art Sorority for Girls, and Edie Sedgwick—will start this evening at 7 p.m.
But the full schedule wasn't announced until, well, now. It's up. Hallelujah. It's the requisite mix of relative unknowns (Cigarbox Planetarium, East Paw) and local heavy-hitters [...]

Dad Rock: Spoonboy Discusses The Papas

The man behind The Max Levine Ensemble's politically conscious pop punk is putting out a new solo record. In fact, you can already grab Spoonboy's newest record, The Papas (as well as acoustic versions of the same songs), for free online. After several weeks of touring, Spoonboy is bringing the record to life tonight at The Black [...]