Posts Tagged ‘oyamel’

ToDo ToDay: A Tribute to Biggie, Little Royal, and Opera in a Bar

The hip-hop community was leveled by the Notorious B.I.G.’s murder on March 9, 1997 at the age of 24.  Tonight, a day after the 17th anniversary of his murder, the Howard Theatre will host a tribute to Biggie. Protegé Lil Cease will anchor the event, which will feature performances by All the Best Kids (pictured), [...]

ToDo ToDay: Gems! Chilling on a Rooftop!

Over the course of several releases, local duo Birdlips came so close to mastering a kind of bright and folky island-bound Buckingham/Nicks sound. Core band members Lindsay Pitts and Cliff Usher darted down to Florida to record 2011’s One Tongue, appearing to finally settle on a vaguely French, darkened-around-the-edges coastal getaway vibe. Since One Tongue, Birdlips has morphed [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Postal Service! AM & Shawn Lee!

Remember 2003, when emo was cool and MySpace was a thing? It was also the year that the pillowy, black plastic glasses-clad frontman of Death Cab For Cutie, Ben Gibbard, put out an emotionally charged, terrifically catchy electro-pop album with producer Jimmy Tamborello under the moniker The Postal Service. Ten years later, nostalgia has set [...]

ToDo ToDay: Week of the Dead!

It goes without saying that authors are abundant in Washington. Tonight at the D.C. JCC, more than a dozen of them will be promoting their books and themselves at the center's  first Local Author Fair. The authors, including Ariel Sabar (shown) and Alicia Oltuski, will have only three minutes to speak about their work, but [...]