Posts Tagged ‘National Geographic’

Freestylin’ D.C.: Festivals, Open Houses, Art Openings and More!

Amy here from Free in DC bringing you some highlights from my site. With so many festivals, open houses, and art openings this weekend, this post is organized primarily by theme rather than just by date. All of these events are totally free to attend, though it’s always great to show your support for local [...]

Reviewed: The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest

Early on in National Geographic's new Mount Everest film The Wildest Dream, the story turns to the question of why anyone would dare to ascend the world's highest peak. The answer is eternal as it simple: "Because it's there."

Photos: Tanya Tagaq @ National Geographic

"I know it's weird," Tanya Tagaq said of her music on Friday night at National Geographic. Tagaq's emotional stage presence was both a strength and weakness, as she vacillated between cathartic release while throat-singing and vapid philosophizing while singing conventionally. Despite the low points, the performance, which mostly consisted of a single long [...]