Posts Tagged ‘Os Mutantes’

ToDo ToDay: Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Os Mutantes, and Lots of Oysters

In his country-folk music as Bonnie “Prince” Billy or the various permutations of Palace (Palace Brothers, Songs, and Music), performer Will Oldham slips easily into the personas in his lyrics, his aching voice creating worlds of melancholy and mystery that touch on low-key theatricality without sacrificing raw emotion. Perhaps Oldham will impart some of his [...]

ToDo ToDay: Everything Except the National Christmas Tree Lighting!

D.C. is no stranger to huge international conferences or book fairs, but the International Summit of the Book sounds like a supersized mash-up of both. Sponsored by the Library of Congress, the event brings together speakers from four continents (including Marie Arana, shown) to debate the significance of the book as an essential part of [...]

Arts Roundup: City Lights Drama! Edition

Hey all, here's a peak at the goings on at the Washington City Paper headquarters around 5 p.m. last night:
So, it was announced yesterday that Gil Scott-Heron canceled his scheduled appearances at Blues Alley, set to take place tonight through Sunday. "Health problems," the performer claimed. It put us in a real bind, because he [...]

Brazilian Garage Rock and More from DJ Neville Chamberlain

Sao Paolo, Brazil garage rockers Garotas Suecas weren’t bad Saturday night at Comet Ping Pong—I liked their organ-enhanced covers of “Respect,” Os Mutantes “A Minha Menina” (the one in the McDonald’s commercial) and Sly Stone “I Want to Take You Higher”—but the best music of the night came from the turntables of dj Neville [...]