Posts Tagged ‘The Atlantic’

Arts Roundup: Severely Anxious Edition

D.C. is getting a new record store—in Georgetown. [Arts Desk]
Meet D.C.'s new library chief, Richard Reyes-Gavilan. [Post]
Hirshhorn makes some key new art acquisitions. (Warning: PDF file herein.) [Hirshhorn]
The Atlantic editor Scott Stossel talks about his severe anxiety and his new book, which is also about his severe anxiety. [Washingtonian]
Listen: Dismemberment Plan on World Cafe [NPR]
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Jazz Isn’t Out of Ideas. But the Critiques of Its Vitality Sure Are.

The jazz world is used to claims that the art form has died. So it’s a good bet that plenty of musicians rolled their eyes when they read “The End of Jazz,” a piece in the November issue of the Atlantic by the magazine’s literary editor, Benjamin Schwarz. Except he made a point that was both [...]

Arts Morning Roundup: Jabez vs. Lemmy and the Merits of ‘Honky Tonk Badonkadonk’

Morning, y'all! At the top of the news pile: WaPo's Dave Malitz almost missed his date with Bob Dylan, but then didn't! Also, my niece, who is 4 years old, does not "get" VHS.
Tony Millionaire's potty mouth, the legacies of Leo Strauss and Lemmy, the scarcity of female comedy writers, Trace Adkins: Comic Book Hero, [...]

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