Posts Tagged ‘Sasha Lord’

Photos: Shark Week / Loud Boyz @Comet Ping Pong

Shark Week (1), Loud Boyz (2,3,4,5) at Comet Ping Pong, Jan. 10th.

What Comet Ping Pong’s Show Posters Say About Its Music

Kid Congo's sparkles, the Coathangers' raindrops, and the Ar-Kaics' rude cyclops hand

Listen: A Song From Ex Hex, Mary Timony’s New Band

While Wild Flag remains on hiatus, D.C.'s Mary Timony has got a new band that fills the void: Ex Hex.
The group, which shares its name with Timony's third solo record, recently posted its first publicly available track, "Hot and Cold," on Bandcamp. There's not much information out there about Ex Hex just yet (and Timony hasn't responded to my emails about [...]

Photos: Paint Branch, Deathfix @ Black Whiskey Opening

Saturday night brought the opening of a new bar on 14th Street NW, Black Whiskey, but Sasha Lord was also making a debut of sorts: The local promoter, who regularly books the back room at Comet Ping Pong, recently took up booking at the new Logan Circle space.

Arts Roundup: Black Whiskey Edition

The flea-market Renoir may not have come from a flea market after all. Friends of the Fouquet family say they saw the painting in Marcia Fouquet's home decades ago. [Post]
Sequestration budget cuts cancel the Washington Post's free concert series at Carter Barron. [Post]
Keegan Theatre's Mark Rhea has signed a contract to purchase the Church Street Theater [...]

Arts Roundup: Super-Secret Edition

Sasha Lord, Girl Scout wonder [Pink Line]
Denver Museum of Nature and Science chief curator and vice president of research and collections Kirk Johnson tapped to head the National Museum of Natural History. [Washington Post]
Mike Daisey, liar, is still magnetic in his reprisal of The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. [New York Times' Arts [...]

Arts Roundup: Bro Safari Edition

The American History Museum acquires Constantino Brumidi's "The Apotheosis of Washington" for a cool half-million. [Post]
Local label T&A Records releases Bro Safari's Bros Gone Wild. [T&A]
Can the Howard Theatre restore its old glory? [Washington Life]
Pictures of promoter Sasha Lord and the shows she books at Comet Ping Pong. [TBD]

Don’t Be Bored: Diogo Nogueira and Kill All Redneck Pricks

Diogo Nogueira wanted a career as a professional soccer player. But when he hurt his knee after two years with the Cruzeiro team, it was time to change jobs. The Brazilian vocalist’s late father João Nogueira, a samba star, brought his son to shows and jam sessions, often putting him behind the microphone. Diogo began [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: The We Don’t Have Tickets to The Walkmen Edition

In other news besides the obvious, the first of holiday concerts, spectaculars, and recitals have begun!  Fear not, there is still lots to do and see. Especially if you feel it's still too early for the onslaught of holiday cheer, or if your Craigslist guy didn't come through. Either way, dust off those tacky sweaters and [...]