Posts Tagged ‘Miguel’

Arts Roundup: Porno Edition

Local standup comic Jenn Tisdale makes a porno with James Deen; writes about it. [Brightest Young Things]
Phil Kennicott debates filmmaker Alex Rivera on the validity of the umbrella term "Latino art." [Post]
Local bartenders love and hate Ben Tausig's ("Inkwell") crossword puzzles. [NPR]
Julianne Brienza talks FallFringe. [BYT] [DCist]
Ex-Wonder Woman and Potomac resident Lynda Carter on her struggle [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Woman in Black and Loads of Halloween Stuff

If you believe that Halloween is first and foremost about getting creeped out, Keegan Theatre’s got the ticket: The Woman in Black. The play, about a lawyer who hires a young actor to retell the story of a ghostly young woman who has haunted him for decades, is creepy enough on its own, but its film [...]

City Paper Critics’ Poll: The Best Music of 2012

"They say you got your whole life to make your first album," raps Oddisee at the top of "Ready to Rock," the triumphant, densely collaged opener of People Hear What They See, D.C. music critics' pick for the year's best local album. But for the Sudanese-American producer/MC, it didn't take a lifetime to finally pull [...]

ToDo ToDay: Trey Songz! 9th & Beats! Nam June Paik Opens!

Like his idol R. Kelly, R&B crooner Trey Songz’ performances are known to unpredictably shift between raunchy seduction numbers, lovely ballads, soul classics, and groove-filled party numbers. While the Virginia-born lothario seems cartoonishly over-the-top on songs such as “I Invented Sex” and “Panty Droppa,” hits like 2009’s “Say Aah” and current smash “Dive In” triumph—despite [...]

ToDo ToDay: Ignite D.C., Alice Walker, and DC Brau

TED talks are a great way to make people feel smart—or justified in their behavior. Instead of improving their social skills, for example, some may watch “The Power of Introverts” and never leave their homes. The local collective Ignite DC offers its own version of a TED conference. For its 10th talk tonight, topics include [...]

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