Posts Tagged ‘Takoma Park’

Arts Roundup: Q and Not U, Metaphorically Speaking Edition

Shutdown forces Freer and Sackler galleries to shuffle around its planned yoga exhibit. [Express]
Montgomery County asks the U.S. Department of the Interior to reopen Glen Echo Park, which houses numerous nonprofit and arts groups. [Post]
Republic, the restaurant taking the place of Takoma Park's Video Americain, will host live music. [Post]
D.C. actor Erik Todd Dellums (The [...]

ToDo ToDay: Free Jazz at Chez Billy! Pickle Shots! Adams Morgan Day!

Chris Grasso, pianist and mastermind of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel's weekend Jazz Series, which was cancelled  in July, lost no time returning to the bandstand. The second edition of the series premieres tonight at its new venue, Petworth bistro Chez Billy. The event features Grasso on piano, a yet-to-be-named bassist, and Lena Seikaly (shown), one [...]

ToDo ToDay: Contemporary Classical! A New Documentary About D.C. Murals!

For the minimalists who couldn’t get enough John Cage during the September celebration of the composer’s centennial, or were disappointed by the dining options near the National Gallery of Art, tonight’s concert at the Atlas Performing Arts Center offers the chance to eat, drink, and be wowed by the avant-garde. Performing tonight are yMusic (shown) and [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with William L. Brown

William L. Brown is longtime local cartoonist whose work ran in the City Paper in its earliest days, as well as a cluster of other alternative weeklies across the country between 1988 and 1992. The strip, President Bill, followed the adventures of an average local guy who was selected to be president, whether he wanted to [...]

Singers of the World, Unite: D.C. Labor Chorus Performs Saturday

The D.C. Labor Chorus has been known to sing in foreign languages, and this year’s annual “Evening of Favorite and Sacred Songs” is no different. Last December, the group—an affiliate of the Labor Heritage Foundation, whose mission is to strengthen the labor movement through music and the arts—sang the famous socialist, communist, and anarchist anthem [...]

Young Band Alert: Ladle Fight

The last time we wrote about a prepubescent rock band, the reaction was...intense. And so we tempt the ire of puritanical rock adults once again! Our regular coverage of grown-up rock bands will resume shortly...
Third grade seems like early days to be thinking about rock stardom. I remember being more concerned with Star Wars action [...]

Tonight: Ethnic Heritage Ensemble’s Annual D.C. Show

Transparent Productions is still basically defunct, but it probably shouldn't surprise anyone that the name is being resurrected to accommodate Kahil El'Zabar and his Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, who for the past 8 years have played a Black History Month show in the D.C. area. Last year it was special: a 35th-anniversary extravaganza that included a [...]