Posts Tagged ‘Sixth & I Historic Synagogue’

Reviewed: Joshua Cogan at 6th and I Historic Synagogue

Joshua Cogan, a D.C.-based photographer, barely empties his own extensive vaults in a FotoWeek exhibition at the 6th and I Historic Synagogue. Using both color and black-and-white, Cogan has documented street and village life from Louisiana to Jamaica and from Vietnam to Zanzibar, producing an ambitious portfolio that is at turns gritty, heartbreaking and joyous, [...]

Arts Roundup: ‘Cirque du Jackson’ Edition

*Esquire makes a list of the 75 greatest women of all time with everyone from authors (Judy Blume) to rock legends (Janis Joplin) to philosophers (Sappho). But they list Kelly Clarkson as "the best voice in the history of pop music." While I enjoy Clarkson and think she's talented, Esquire: meet hyperbole.
*Cirque du Soleil announces [...]

Tonight in Books: A.J. Jacobs at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

Esquire editor-at-large A.J. Jacobs turns his curiosity and subsequent humiliations into New York Times bestsellers. After delivering book reports on the two most daunting tomes in Western civilization—Encyclopedia Britannica (The Know-It-All) and the Bible (The Year of Living Biblically)—Jacobs collates some of his smaller experiments in The Guinea Pig Diaries. For some, 256 pages of [...]

M. Ward at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

For many, Matt Ward is best known as one half of She & Him, the indie-folk duo Zooey Deschanel (the Ward's other half in the band) foisted into the limelight last March. But to those who know better, M. Ward is the Fahey-following, finger-plucking guitar hero whose jaw-dropping performance Saturday night silenced the sold-out crowd [...]

You Know About Lykke Li…

...but do you know about the supporting band for her current tour, Wildbirds & Peacedrums?
If not, you should – combining minimalist folk, Bjork-like caterwauling vocals, unusual instrumentation (lots of kalimba and whatever that stringed contraption is in the photo above), and insanely propulsive percussion, this duo were a pleasant if slightly misplaced surprise at Nordic [...]