Posts Tagged ‘Washington International Design Festival’

ToDo ToDay: Thiefs at Strathmore and a Room Made of Wax

Strathmore has outdone itself by presenting THIEFS as part of its Friday Night Eclectic series. The collective trio makes a glorious jumble. In their hands, acoustic jazz, hip-hop, soul, ambient, and dance music all wander freely through shifting environments: acoustic and electric, improvisation and composition, instrumental and vocal. But just as a Duchamp collage still [...]

ToDo ToDay: Gaup Sisters! Hemingway Cocktails! Design Festival!

If you’re performing folk music from the indigenous people of the northern Nordic area, you must be joiking. The Sámi have lived in the upper reaches of Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Russia’s Kola Peninsula for around 5,000 years, but Christian missionaries in the late 1600s tried to put a stake in their shamanistic religion. Despite [...]