In recent seasons, Dancing with the Stars has attempted to up its credibility by inviting members of the New York City Ballet to perform live in a sparkly, televised spectacle. When the troupe visits the Kennedy Center, however, they’ll forgo the sequins and focus on gems of a different sort. Dancers will honor the legacy of City [...]
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Nothing screams spring like a country hoedown, and that’s exactly what the gang from D.C. podcast and live talk show You, Me, Them, Everybody has planned for its takeover of the Mansion at Strathmore. In addition to comedy, the group is also planning an Easter egg hunt, a series of craft activities led by Morgan Hungerford [...]
Say you like contemporary classical music, but the National Symphony’s recent offerings favor Mozart and Beethoven. Don’t fret—the New York City Ballet has you covered. This weekend, the company performs to works by American icon John Adams, contemporary Russian composer Leonid Desyatnikov, and 20th-century classics by Bernstein and Gerswhin. But there’s a catch: You have [...]
San Francisco's Andre Nickatina almost sounds like an MC from '90s Los Angeles. He's a fan of the high-living misogynist gangster narrative, loaded with bombastic tales of cash flaunted, cocaine dealt, and women slapped. But fans of the longtime Fillmore rapper can't get enough, and sometimes, it's easy to hear why. Nickatina headlines U Street [...]
For dance lovers, parsing the various versions of The Nutcracker on offer during the holiday season has become something of a high art. Year after year, the production inevitably returns, providing audiences with the equivalent of Christmas-themed comfort food and dance companies with revenues to sustain them for the other 11 months.
When you were a [...]