Posts Tagged ‘Ron Moten’

Why Anacostia Residents Are Calling 311 Over This Art Installation

To some residents of Anacostia, Abigail DeVille's artwork just looks like garbage.

Arts Roundup: Pinball Drop Edition

Netflix shakes down Maryland for more House of Cards tax breaks. [AP]
The owner of the Pinball Museum, formerly of Georgetown and Baltimore, is selling off his pinball machines. [WTOP]
Ron Moten and go-go supporters battle Prince George's County on go-go. [NBC 4]
University of Maryland to host symposium on issues in black theater. [WAMU]
The D.C. Docent chimes [...]

Arts Roundup: Up Yours, Snow Edition

Architectural firm picked to redesign Martin Luther King Jr. Library. [Housing Complex]
The prez loves his HBO drama series. [Huffington Post]
Netflix is ramping up its lobbying efforts on the Hill. [CPI via Huffington Post]
Woolly Mammoth is like, "F a snowstorm." [Post]
A new book prize honors deceased Politics & Prose co-owner Carla Furstenberg Cohen. [Post]
Ron Moten releases [...]

Arts Roundup: Rock ‘n’ Roll No Rules Edition

Windian Records founder and Points drummer Travis Jackson was killed Wednesday night in a collision on Suitland Parkway. [Arts Desk]
Ron Moten rallies the go-go scene with a new community group, D.C. M.U.S.I.C. [Post]
Is there a Deep Dish reunion on the horizon? [Spin]
Because it sits on land awaiting development, Maryland polka hall Blob's Park plans to [...]

Head to Head: Ron Charles vs. Ron Moten

A series in which two local figures share their thoughts on developments in D.C.-area culture. For this edition, we talk to Washington Post Deputy Book World Editor Ron Charles and Peaceoholics founder and former Ward 7 D.C. Council candidate Ron Moten.
Washington City Paper: Would you wear this “Don’t Be a Bama” T-shirt?
Ron Charles: I would [...]

Arts Roundup: Oscar Love Edition

D.C.-based filmmakers take home an Oscar for the best documentary short [DCist]
Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage for itts 2013-14 season [Post]
Ward 7 D.C. Council candidate Ron Moten on "Pump Me Up" at the Corcoran: "I’m a little sad and happy. Because this is D.C., what you see is the old D.C. Some good, some [...]

Close Listen: Big Wax (and Ron Moten) on Vince Gray’s “Power”

As expected, MC Big Wax is quite displeased with the first three months of Vincent Gray's mayoralty. The Lincoln Heights rapper, whose last-minute YouTube salvo "Don't Leave Us Fenty" last August couldn't quite shore up the then-mayor's re-election campaign, released a video yesterday for his song critiquing the nascent Gray administration.
"Don't Leave Us Fenty" lambasted [...]

Arts Roundup: Groundbreaking Edition

Good morning! Lotsa ground-breaking yesterday! The Howard Theatre's seems to have gone off without a hitch. As for the new Fillmore venue in Silver Spring? Hours after a bunch of guys at the site posed with shovels, local concert promoter I.M.P. added Montgomery County to its lawsuit against the state of Maryland, alleging shady use [...]

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