Posts Tagged ‘Rock Creek Park’

Listen: Oddisee, “Lonely Planet”

In 2011, Oddisee struck gold with Rock Creek Park, a mostly instrumental, samples-based album that derived its moods and themes from D.C. geography. Though the Largo native spent years as a hip-hop producer and MC, Rock Creek Park passed muster with old-school R&B fans and rap heads alike.
Don't expect more of the same from Oddisee's latest material, [...]

Oh, You Bitty Things: Jordan Brown Documents the Lives of D.C.’s Bugs

Jordan Brown sees a side of D.C. not everyone does. He points his camera lens in places many of us are afraid to look. His D.C. is the dark underbelly of Washington, a gritty realm of deception and subterfuge, of predators and prey.
Jordan Brown shoots video of bugs.
Early mornings, and sometimes late at night, he [...]

Long-Delayed Book of R.L. Dickinson Drawings to Be Published Next Month

After gestating for nearly a decade, A Washington Sketchbook: Drawings by R. L. Dickinson, 1917-18, has finally lined up the funding needed for publication.
Last time we checked in with author Gail Spilsbury, her book had a publisher—Chesapeake Book Co.—but still needed to complete additional fundraising to become reality. Now funding is lined up, and the [...]

Carter Barron Amphitheatre and Reston Town Center Announce Summer Concert Schedules

The Carter Barron Amphitheatre and Reston Town Center summer concert schedules, which were not announced in time for the Washington City Paper’s Summer Music Guide, are now available. For many local residents who are fans of nonrock styles, there’s nothing better than a night under the stars and among the trees of Rock Creek Park [...]

Yesterday’s “Tape Loop Intervention” in Rock Creek Park

You probably know about those Corinthian columns from the old Capitol building that are now on display in a rather surreal manner at the National Arboretum. You probably didn't know that other large chunks of stonework from the renovations of the Capitol were dumped, in a mysteriously arranged square, near the Nature Center in Rock [...]

100 Tape Loops in Rock Creek Park

I just found out about this event, apparently sponsored by the good folks over at The Lighthouse. John Stanton (Kuschty Rye-Ergot, Kohoutek) writes:
This Sunday (4/5) in Rock Creek Park, D.C., there is a very interesting event going on.
Organized by D.C. musician Layne Garrett (who will also be appearing at the Avant Fairfax Festival, 4/25), there [...]