Posts Tagged ‘Shark Week’

Arts Roundup: The Mayor Does Austin Edition

Mayor Vincent Gray goes to SXSW... [Post]
...and DCist has some ideas for his itinerary. [DCist]
Pitchfork hands Deathfix's debut a respectable 6.4 rating. [Pitchfork]
Signature Theatre cans Crimes of the Heart, swaps in The Last Five Years. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
From the archives: Washington City Paper's coverage of go-go in the 1980s [Unveiled]
Gettysburg Address to be displayed at [...]

ToDo Today: Shark Week Without Cable!

For the past 25 years, August has brought Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, a frank, explorative, and compelling series of hour-long investigations of the world’s most iconic fish. Now that Chompie, a giant shark both inflatable and promotional, once again adorns the media company’s headquarters in Silver Spring, it’s easy to deduce that Shark Week is [...]

One Track Mind: Shark Week

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Standout Track: No. 2, “If You Want Me to Stay (for a While),” the bluesy, boozy garage-rock jam off Mount Pleasant fourpiece Shark Week’s self-titled debut EP, is scheduled for release Aug. 10, two days before Shark Week begins on the Discovery Channel. There’s a spritz of surf rock to Eric Myers’ infectious [...]

Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Festival Announces Lineup

Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Music Festival, the District's biggest and strangest celebration of small and far-flung indie-rock bands, is back, following its inaugural running this June. As previously reported, its second edition is set for Oct. 8 and 9. Now, the free festival has announced some lineups and venues.
There are three venues along the U [...]

DC2NY: The Exhibit

One of the best D.C. art openings taking place this fall won't be happening in D.C.
"You Are Here: Washington D.C." brings together seven artists for a quick primer on art in the District for New York's Dorian Grey Gallery next month. Featuring work by seven D.C. artists, "You Are Here" is by no means a [...]

Silver Spring Blogger: I Named Him “Chompy” First!

Our attempt to explain the reasons behind the absence of Discovery Communications' mascot for Shark Week the other day struck a nerve with a Silver Spring-based blogger who claims that Discovery is misspelling the name of the giant inflatable shark it sometimes—but not this year—affixes to its headquarters.
Though official Discovery releases for Shark Week 2010 [...]

Chompie’s Absence, Explained

Per Tracy Morgan's advice, one should live every week like it's Shark Week. Well, this week is Shark Week, Discovery's annual tribute to those predators of the salty deep. While programming hours will be filled with fare like Shark City, Jaws Comes Home, and Great White Invasion, one of Shark Week's more local touches is [...]