Posts Tagged ‘the State Department’

ToDo ToDay: Public Displays of Motion

Peter DiMuro is one of the most beloved figures in the D.C. dance scene. He followed his 15 years as a performer, teacher, and administrator at Liz Lerman Dance Exchange with a stint as director of Dance/Metro D.C. When it became clear that the service organization could no longer afford a full-time director, DiMuro sought [...]

Listen: The State Department’s Final EP

Well, they all come to an end eventually. Local high-testosterone indie rockers The State Department are hanging it up—drummer Aaron Baird is moving to London—but not without a kiss-off: a new pay-what-you-want EP and a final show at U Street Music Hall.
The self-titled EP—not to be confused with the band's self-titled EP from 2010—chimes with a [...]

The Pragmatist: Three Songs to Soundtrack Your John Hughes-Inspired Teen Drama

The man was a cinematic god in the realm of pop culture if not beyond. You got through high school watching The Breakfast Club, you got through puberty watching Weird Science, and you survived countless home invasions through the tricks you learned in Home Alone. Your new teen drama will be the ultimate tribute to [...]

Black Cat, Busboys & Poets Will Hold Haiti Benefits

Some local events, announced today, that will raise money for victims of the earthquake in Haiti—a catastrophe that the Red Cross says may have claimed 50,000 lives:

"DMV Helps Haiti" at Busboys & Poets: There will be a discussion, an open mic, and an auction featuring works by Demont Peekaso. Suggested donation: $10. Sunday at 6:30 [...]