Posts Tagged ‘Mobius Strip’

This Year’s Fort Reno Shows, Sponsored by…

Bang Salon presents: Foul Swoops, Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Golden Looks, Beauty Pill

ToDo ToDay: “Picturing Mary,” the Mauls, and the Effects

Discover the Virgin Mary's many personas in this new exhibition.

ToDo ToDay: “Modern American Realism,” World Stages Theater Festival, and Walk the Plank

According to 20th century painter and art collector Sara Roby, the best way to celebrate American visual art was to showcase pieces by actively working artists. So that's what she did beginning in the mid-1950s, collecting art by realist painters like Edward Hopper, Philip Evergood, and Paul Cadmus, and displaying it at public art museums. [...]

ToDo ToDay: Laura Jane Grace! UkeFest! Möbius Strip!

Folk-pop band Against Me! may have scrapped a big spring tour with Bad Religion. But fans, at least on the East Coast, get something perhaps better: a mini-tour of smallish venues by frontwoman Laura Jane Grace. She’ll perform tracks from the group’s forthcoming album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues, a collection of personal songs about her 2012 gender [...]

ToDo ToDay: Big Words! Mark Leibovich!

In Big Words, three estranged friends reunite to hash out their issues from decades ago. One conversation doesn’t seem like enough fodder for an entire movie, but these carefully crafted characters have lived enough to fill out a feature film with their experiences. Twenty-some years before, the three of them were on the verge of making [...]

D.C. Rockers to Play Rally for Pussy Riot Outside the Russian Embassy

The case against the three women of Pussy Riot—the Russian feminist punk collective whose Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich could be sentenced to three years in a labor camp for performing a protest song in a Russian Orthodox church—has captivated activists and musicians worldwide. Tomorrow evening, D.C. will get a chance to show [...]

Fort Reno Schedule Finally Announced

This summer's Fort Reno concert series kicked off this past Monday night, and the second installment—with BRENDA, Art Sorority for Girls, and Edie Sedgwick—will start this evening at 7 p.m.
But the full schedule wasn't announced until, well, now. It's up. Hallelujah. It's the requisite mix of relative unknowns (Cigarbox Planetarium, East Paw) and local heavy-hitters [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: The Skin I Live In, Jeff Krulik, A Bright New Boise

Tricia Olszewski leads this week's arts section with a review of The Skin I Live In, the new Hitchcockian thriller from the master of high soap, Pedro Almodovar. Mike Riggs recounts, day by painful day, the fate of cult filmmaker Jeff Krulik's latest attempt at cinematic glory, Heavy Metal Picnic. In theater, Chris Klimek reviews [...]