Posts Tagged ‘MetroPerforms’

We Must Increase Our Busk

Playing music in a public space for tips currently occupies a gray zone in D.C. Metro law.

ToDo ToDay: MetroPerforms, National Book Festival, and Ice Cream Tastings

Here's what to do if you're in town for Labor Day Weekend.

Arts Roundup: MetroPerforms Closes Doors Edition

Tonight, LGBT activists protest Mexican rock band Molotov's homophobic lyrics outside of the Fillmore Silver Spring. [Post]
Metro's crappy MetroPerforms! program treats performers poorly. Consequently, only half of them are showing up to their gigs. [Express]
Danny Strong, screenwriter for Lee Daniels' The Butler, offers a tepid response to the Silver Spring theater security controversy. [Huffington Post [...]

Midnight Train to Georgia Avenue: Musicians Audition for Metro

Minister D was sitting on a bench, next to a sketch of Rihanna leaning against the wall. Around him, his fellow musicians tuned their guitars and took deep breaths, preparing to audition for a chance to perform at the entrances of Metro stations. Like many of his peers, he didn't seem to mind that winning came [...]