Posts Tagged ‘Patti LaBelle’

ToDo ToDay: Documerica! Mexican Passover! Mike Daisey!

It’s appropriate that the federal sequester hit just a week before the opening of the exhibit "Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project," the fruits of a five-year-long, taxpayer-funded project in which 70 photographers produced 22,000 images of—well, that’s a little vague. Environmental problems are a recurring theme in the exhibit, from belching smokestacks [...]

Arts Roundup: College Radio Edition

Smithsonian begins cobbling together an agriculture archive. [WTOP]
D.C.'s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development revamps its website. [MPTD]
Duke Ellington students prepare to perform with Patti LaBelle. [WJLA]
American University's WVAU, University of Maryland's WMUC, George Washington University's WRGW, and Sixth & I Historic Synagogue team up to present a Deerhunter show at the synagogue April 22. [...]

Celebrate MLK Day About A Million Ways

Thirty-eight percent of workers in D.C. are government employees–which means there are a whole lot of people who are going to have spare time on their hands this Monday, which is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. If you're among these lucky many, and you're looking for ways to celebrate King, you've got plenty of options.

King’s [...]

Sy Smith: The Girl That Everybody Knows That Nobody Knows (Let Her Explain)

Sy Smith cut her teeth on the local go-go scene before setting out on her own. She traces her social and musical influences to a baptist church on Minnesota Avenue, and her live performances have drawn the likes of Prince and Raphael Saadiq, among others.
But now, the D.C. native has literally gone Hollywood, as she [...]

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