Posts Tagged ‘Michael Dirda’

Arts Roundup: Big Hot Mess Edition

Love's liquor license suspended for a whole lot of unpaid taxes. [Post]
Courtland Milloy: Howard University's YardFest is a shame. [Post]
Chris Brown's uncle doubts that his nephew would have hit that guy in front of the W Hotel. [WJLA]
Nevertheless, Brown checks into rehab after his D.C. arrest. [Post]
Blues Alley temporarily closes for repairs, cancelling some shows. [...]

Arts Roundup: Molly Bloom Edition

Readers at the Irish embassy's celebration of Bloomsday—June 16, the day of the year on which James Joyce's Ulysses takes place—included Robert Aubry Davis and Post book critic Michael Dirda, "who showed off his green socks." [Style Blog]
Buffalo Exchange, purported bellwether of rising hipster self-esteem, opens on 14th Street NW. [DCist]
Itadi Bonney and son [Post]
The week in street [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Alvin Ailey Dance Begins Tonight

Israeli-style gaga, a 20th-century classic by choreographer Paul Taylor, and Philadelphia hip-hop. Which is more surprising: That one dance company would perform all three? Or that the troupe in question is Alvin Ailey Dance Theater? The predominately African-American company comes to the Kennedy Center each year, but this 2012 visit is the troupe’s first under [...]

Don’t Be Bored: A Jazz Orchestra Christmas

There's plenty of unremarkable—and certainly plenty of flat-out awful—Christmas fare this month, but I suspect tonight's "Holiday Special" by the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra will be worth your time. Earlier this year, WCP jazz critic Mike West praised the hell out of the big band on the occasion of its first anniversary; whatever the group [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 17

No deep reflections or wise words this week. Just housekeeping: If one of your tweets has been immortalized in Far Out vs. Hot Dang, you are forever a member of the Twitter list. YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THE CULTURAL ELITE. Be cool about it, OK?

"I get a lot of compliments on my female figures"
"Though [...]