Posts Tagged ‘The Velvet Underground’

What Happened in Washington

A few weeks ago, "Happenings: New York, 1958-1963" opened at one of Pace Gallery's 25th Street locations in lower Manhattan. It's an exhibition of photographs, objects, and film from the various "happenings" created by the art faculty of Rutgers University and artists living in downtown New York during that period: Red Grooms, Lucas Samaras, Jim Dine, [...]

The Pragmatist: Three Songs to Play While Reading James Joyce on the Metro

It's not a crime to want to be noticed by someone intelligent and attractive. In fact, it's a pretty common, even laudable desire. We've developed all sorts of colors and sounds and movements to catch the eye of that potential partner. Depending on the type of match you're looking for, you might sport your muscle [...]

Clip Job: Five Off-the-Wall Collaborative Performances

There's more to life than gigs.
A handful of area musicians are keeping that notion in mind this weekend, stepping outside their comfort zones for collaborative, one-night-only performances. There's Zomes, the drone-y project of Lungfish's Asa Osborne, which performs tonight at the Writer's Center in Bethesda as part of the ongoing Story/Stereo series. For the performance, [...]