On WDCW-TV, Mark Segraves devoted his entire NewsPlus show this week to a 2010 interview he did with the late Chuck Brown at Uline Arena. Uline, which is no longer open, was where Brown started working as a shoe-shine boy when he arrived in D.C. as a kid—as well as the Howard Theatre, where Brown [...]
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Threepeater: Dischord had added 25 more concert recordings—its third installment—to the Fugazi Live Archive, including a show from Glasgow in which a group of 15 or 20 women "took over the stage and the microphones" to sing during "Suggestion"—it's the only song from that particular gig that survived.
Awwwwww: Jess Matthews of local indie-poppers America Hearts shares [...]
Runway Reformation: Check It and Notorious got a pretty dramatic do-over Saturday night from MPD, who lent the gay street gangs space in its Boys and Girls Club to hold a fashion show, reports the Post. It was the debut of TurnItUp, Check It's new apparel brand. Not that the kids have renounced violence, at least the [...]
Closer to the River: The Post's Capital Business Blog reported late Friday that some of the major movie theater trains are interested in building a multiplex on the site of Uline Arena, aka the Washington Coliseum. Though that would creep into the portion of D.C. where movie theaters have long been absent, it's still well [...]
The 36th chamber is hardly a place of contemplation, but we'll definitely kick a statistic at you: The Twitter List will hit 90 this week. It's simple: If we republish your tweet in Far Out vs. Hot Dang, you go on the list. PERMANENTLY. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the list is 99.9 percent rappers.
"you’d want [...]
Bienvenido a Miami: Starting Memorial Day weekend, the folks behind smooth vibe empire Eighteenth Street Lounge and scenester outpost Marvin will take over the summer pool party series at the Capitol Skyline Hotel, reports the Washington Post. For the last couple years, Brightest Young Things has run the scene at the Skyline, and many credit [...]