Posts Tagged ‘ted’s bulletin’

ToDo ToDay: B.J. Novak, Someone Is Going to Come, and Brandi Carlile

In these days of streaming video and mobile devices, is it possible to hold a child’s interest with a physical book that has no illustrations? B.J. Novak seems to think so. Maybe he knows that parents in their 30s, who fondly remember his work on The Office, are the ones buying and reading the books to [...]

ToDo ToDay: Two Gentlemen of Verona, Peter Pan, and PeepTarts

Put a dog on the stage, and it just might steal the show. When New York’s Fiasco Theater brings its production of Two Gentlemen of Verona to the Folger, they’ll also bring a canine character described as “the most scene-stealing non-speaking role in the canon” by Shakespeare scholars. Crab, the slobbering companion of the servant Launce, appears [...]

ToDo ToDay: Spirit Animal, Brazilian Girls, and Ted’s Bulletin in Virginia

We're living in the "Age of Advice," according to a 2012 track by Spirit Animal, an electronicish rock band of DMV origins now based in New York. The group—which is all over the place, genre-wise—writes lyrics that examine cultural absurdities, among other things. Tonight, expect those observations baked into thick slabs of shred-and-crunch guitar. Read [...]

ToDo ToDay: Art Bingo! Shakespeare Theatre’s “Free for All” Begins!

With its Hothouse Happy Hour series, the Washington Project for the Arts has been looking for ways to spice up the after-work hours. Its latest initiative: this week’s art bingo night. If a normal bingo game requires no skill except good hearing and a solid attention span, this game will reward those well-versed in contemporary [...]