Posts Tagged ‘Middle Distance Runner’

Arts Roundup: More Slashed Hours Edition

In addition to the Smithsonian cutting its hours, sequestration may also force the National Archives to keep regular hours (instead of extended hours) this summer. [Post]
Washington Post critic Phil Kennicott blogs about winning the Pulitzer the day of the Boston Marathon bombing. [Philip Kennicott]
Take a look at the 2013 D.C. Design House. [Huffington Post D.C.]
Darkest Hour [...]

It’s Local Music Day, Extra-Cheer Edition

No one's immune to Christmas songs. Not you, not the writers of Washington City Paper, and not the dudes behind Listen Local First. The local scene boosters have put together a compilation of holiday songs by D.C. groups, and today—the third edition of Local Music Day—it'll be in rotation in a handful of local businesses.
The [...]

Local #MusicMonday: New Songs from XO, Middle Distance Runner

The Internet feels pretty bleak today, but a couple of new songs from local artists caught my eye:
Rapper XO will drop his album One One Ten this Friday—that'd be Jan. 1, 2010, natch—at a release party at K Street Lounge, and he just leaked a track called "Blah Blah." It's produced by Oddisee, one of XO's [...]

For District Artists, Mixed and Measured Expectations for CMJ

Middle Distance Runner performs at the CMJ Music Marathon in 2008.
Every CMJ has its success story—the unknown act who, thanks to buzz and grit and talent and luck , tickles the right trigger of the wayfaring label rep or taste-maker who, for whatever reason, has decided to see it. But most of the thousand-plus little-known [...]

Updated: Weekend Music Round-Up


Dan Deacon & Ensemble, Future Islands, Teeth Mountain. 9:30 club. $12. All ages.
The Dig, All The Kings. The Red & The Black. $6. +21.
MC Chris, Whole Wheat Bread. DC9. $14. +18.
Ben Lee, Low vs Diamond, Dawes. Rock and Roll Hotel. $16. All ages.
NSO plays Mozart. Kennedy Center. $20-$80. All ages.
German Academic All-Star Jazz Ensemble. Kennedy [...]

Deleted Scenes/Middle Distance Runner @ DC Does Texas Showcase

Maybe noon was a little bit too ambitious a time to get the DC Does Texas Showcase started, given that the majority of Austin's population seemed to be out late last night, swigging tall-boys of PBR. As a result, the streets were kind of bare, even at 1:20, when Deleted Scenes went on.
Not a [...]