Posts Tagged ‘NPR’

Photos: All Songs Considered’s Sweet 16 Celebration at the 9:30 Club

A night to remember.

Teen Beat: A Q&A With All Songs Considered’s Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton

An interview with the All Songs Considered host on the show's 16th anniversary.

Watch Beauty Pill Perform a Tiny Desk Concert

The band's dynamic sound doesn't get lost in the constraints of the Tiny Desk.

Watch D.C. Bands Vie for a Slot at NPR’s Tiny Desk

Contest entry videos from the El Mansouris, Humble Fire, Stranger in the Alps, and Sara Curtin

Arts Roundup: Severely Anxious Edition

D.C. is getting a new record store—in Georgetown. [Arts Desk]
Meet D.C.'s new library chief, Richard Reyes-Gavilan. [Post]
Hirshhorn makes some key new art acquisitions. (Warning: PDF file herein.) [Hirshhorn]
The Atlantic editor Scott Stossel talks about his severe anxiety and his new book, which is also about his severe anxiety. [Washingtonian]
Listen: Dismemberment Plan on World Cafe [NPR]
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Arts Roundup: Poor Acoustics Edition

Ford's Theatre raises $77,000 for Covenant House. [AP]
Danny Glover endorses Andy Shallal for mayor. [AP]
NSO in Your Neighborhood concerts begin today. [DCist]
Bye bye, emo band Monument. [DCist]
Watch this new House of Cards trailer. [DCist]
Photos from the Modern Moves Festival [BYT]
My God, poor acoustics at the symphony! [Post]
Sigh: U.S. Royalty on World Cafe [NPR]

Arts Roundup: New Prez in Town Edition

Kennedy Center announces its new president. [Arts Desk]
The new prez is reportedly a "team builder." [Post]
Hank Willis Thomas discusses his new show up at Corcoran, "Question Bridge: Black Males." [Washingtonian]
More delays for the new David Rubenstein gallery at National Archives. [Post]
No Rules Theatre Company announces its new season. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
Queer-friendly dance party She Rex [...]

Arts Roundup: “What Kind of Monster” Edition

This year, Norway's Christmas tree at Union Station heralds The Scream. [Post]
ICYMI: Ex Hex gets interviewed, covers Slant 6. [Stereogum] [Rookie]
Hey, listen to this new track from Will Eastman. [Blisspop]
Watch: The Dismemberment Plan's Tiny Desk concert. [NPR]
Kennedy Center Prez Michael Kaiser: Stop grabbing at every opportunity, arts orgs! [Huffington Post]
Gary Sinise's Lt. Dan Band plays [...]

Arts Roundup: $1.3 Million Edition

RIP D.C. jazz musician Frank Wess. [Arts Desk]
Listen to Ian MacKaye on NPR's Ask Me Another. [NPR]
Was $1.3 million too much to spend on a decorative structure for the New York Avenue bridge? [WJLA]
Green-paint vandal found incompetent to stand trial. [AP]
Elton John hits D.C. to fetch his lifetime achievement award from the Rockefeller Foundation. [Post]
A map [...]

Arts Roundup: Fall Arts Guide Edition

Our Fall Arts Guide has arrived. Browse online and pick up a paper copy in boxes today. [Washington City Paper]
Also, on our cover this week: stories from the Black Cat's 20 years in D.C. [Washington City Paper]
National Museum of Women in the Arts meets its $50 million fundraising goal. [Post]
Solange returns! Beyonce's sister plays Lisner [...]

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