Posts Tagged ‘Video Americain’

Arts Roundup: Is It Me You’re Looking For? Edition

The Cool 'Disco' Dan documentary helps one woman find the breakdancing instructor she's been searching for [Post]
The Hive 2.0 incorporates an arts center [Washington City Paper]
All this radio report says about Bad Brains is: Wow, can you believe they're black? [WPGC]
This guy is really, really bummed about the closing of Video Americain's Takoma Park location [...]

Arts Roundup: Workin’ at Costco Edition

A look inside Writers Room D.C. [Post]
Welcome back, Arthur magazine [Post]
Barry Solan, owner of the now-closing Video Americain in Takoma Park, predicts he'll take a job at Costco [Post]
Allison Stewart ranks her best songs of 2012 [Post]
All Things Go runs down its Top 20 albums and Top 50 tracks of 2012 [All Things Go]
Billionaire David Rubenstein [...]

Video Americain Closing After 18 Years

The D.C. area's best video store, Video Americain in Takoma Park, is closing after 18 years.
"It's been a long time," says founding owner Barry Solan. "We've really loved it, but the numbers, technology, the common story..." He trails off, but it's clear what he means: Video stores in D.C. haven't done well for more than [...]