Posts Tagged ‘Snowpocalypse’

Arts Roundup: The Rain’s a Riot Edition

Morning, everyone. Rain, rain, rain. The District's under flood warning this morning—hope your commute isn't too dreadful. Looks like the kind of day to stay in bed.
Speaking of the weather, the Phillips Collection is throwing an End of the Summer White Party where they'll pay tribute to Snowpocalypse, and they're taking any memories you'd like [...]

The Phillips Collection Pays Tribute to Snowpocalypse (and You Can, Too!)

Yes, it's bloody hot out right now and we're all reminded daily that our first president chose to build our capital on a swamp, but do you remember the Snowpocalypse? Unless you blacked out for a month or happened to be vacationing off on the pink sand beaches of Barbuda, you remember Snowpocalypse all too [...]

Nonfundraising GALA: The City’s Leading Hispanic Theater Weathers a Funding Crisis

For the GALA Hispanic Theatre in Columbia Heights, the 2009–2010 season has been a perfect storm of financial setbacks. One of them, in fact, was an actual storm.
Attendance dropped with the flagging economy, the Snowpocalypse shuttered the theater’s doors during a critical weekend in February, and, most crippling of all, last summer GALA lost a [...]

Snow Day Sessions: America Hearts

America Hearts performs two numbers from the Washington City Paper parking deck in Siberia Adams Morgan.
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Snow Day Sessions: Frau Eva

The sun sets and the weather takes a turn for the worst. D.C. psych-folk trio Frau Eva proved to be pretty good sports, though, performing two original songs before hightailing it to the Washington City Paper conference room in search of shelter.
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Title Tracks Record Release Show Postponed

Snowpocalypse 2010 has dumped on yet another show. D.C. power-pop band Title Tracks was scheduled to celebrate the release of it's debut record, It Was Easy, tomorrow night at Black Cat. Apparently, it's not that easy. Today's inclement weather has put the kibosh on the concert, which has now been rescheduled for March 10 after [...]

A Nice Day For a White Wedding

"I promise not to kill him," were the vows of Dana Ellyn as she wed her longtime partner in art and life, Matt Sesow, Friday evening. Facing them down from across the Long View Gallery was her painting, "Til Death Do Us Part," which depicted a couple that closely resembled the couple, clinking glasses but [...]

Snowpocalypse, or What You Will: Cultural Items to Be Consumed by Us at City Paper

While half the town spends the weekend on wordplay (Ed. note: What do you call sledding with strangers in D.C.? Snowcial networking! I know, OK, I'm sorry), the rest of us will be hunkered down indoors, twiddling with the thermostat and checking to see whether it's June yet.
Ah, we know what you're asking: But how [...]