Posts Tagged ‘Silver Spring’

Photos: Richard Pinhas Plays Familiar Soundscapes at Pyramid Atlantic

"How many of you are here because of the Post or the City Paper articles?" opener TL0741 asked of a packed-house crowd at Pyramid Atlantic last night, which prompted fully a third to a half of the audience to raise their hands. This may have been one of the more thoroughly previewed shows ever put [...]

Arts Roundup: Messy Metro Edition

Once again, Hollywood has completely ignored actual D.C. geography. The perpetrator this time: TNT's Leverage, which placed Silver Spring and White Flint in the middle of downtown on a recent map. [DCist]
Discovery plans to air a special about redecorating the White House between presidents. [Post]
Start lacing up your skates: Another outdoor ice rink is coming [...]

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 [...]

Last Day to Visit the NMHM at Walter Reed is April 3

Those interested in exhibits on subjects ranging from medicine during the Civil War to the microscope's evolution should hurry up and head to the Walter Reed Medical Center before April 3, when the exhibits are scheduled to close.
The National Museum of Health and Medicine, currently housed on the Walter Reed campus, is closing its doors [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Tom Arvis

Tom Arvis was a guest at the February Capicons comic book show, and had a selection of his self-published comics for sale. While chatting with him, he revealed that his comic book Wayout West once had a title that's now becoming familiar as a comic-book-based movie – Cowboys & Aliens. In this interview, along [...]

Meet a Local Comics Publisher: A Chat with Joe Procopio

Local comics fan Joe Procopio is about to launch a new publishing venture in a big way. His official line is, "Picture This Press is dedicated to broadening the appreciation and awareness of the artists who work in the fields of illustration, cartooning, graphic arts, photography, and poster design. Lost Art [...]

Steve Summers: “Dreaming in Color”

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From Steve Summers' Jack Flash EP, out now on Clone Records.

Ex-TV Executive Creates Way to Kill People for $1

Unemployment has not been easy for Paul Sherno. Since losing his job at WJLA-TV, the veteran TV executive has applied–with 60 other people–for a warehouse job (didn't get it), considered selling insurance (money was crap), and attempted to enlist in the Army (too old).
"I speak two languages, I've won a bunch of Emmys, and I'm [...]