Posts Tagged ‘Mirah’

This Week in WCP Arts: Boxing on D.C. Stages, The Bang Bang Club, The Sweater Set

Chris Klimek—boxing instructor and theater critic—opens this week's arts section with an essay exploring the recent surfeit of pugilism on D.C. stages. My colleagues and I ponder which D.C. chains will get into the concert business now that Sweetgreen's annual festival has gone big-time. Tricia Olszewski has a triply bad time at the movies; check [...]

Clip Job: Five Records Made in Cabins (Other than Bon Iver)

Thanks in part to Don DeLillo's 1973 novel Great Jones Street, it didn't take long for the rock-star-toiling-away-in-seclusion narrative to go from the stuff of critical legend to obvious fodder for parody. Nevermind that two years later saw the release and instant canonization of Bob Dylan and the Band's long-buried The Basement Tapes—the inspiration, in fact, for [...]

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