Posts Tagged ‘Washington Savoyards’

ToDo ToDay: Los Texmaniacs! Ambar Opens!

While most people might associate “dance music” with throbbing electronic beats, for others it brings to mind acts like San Antonio conjunto band Los Texmaniacs, whose bouncy rhythms have been making couples twirl on roadhouse floors for 16 years. Started in 1997 by onetime Texas Tornados member Max Baca, this South Texas unit is known [...]

Arts Roundup: Falling Down Stairs Edition

The British Embassy gets an Antony Gormley statue on its lawn [Washingtonian]
Some local photographers feel shut out of the increasingly international FotoWeek DC [Post]
Phillips Collection adds hundreds of artworks to Google Art Project [Post]
Fat Trel releases video for "Muney" [D.C. Mumbo Sauce]
Theater Alliance cancels its winter production of Black Nativity. Its director will be tied [...]

Jennifer Cutting Packs the Stage at Tonight’s Celtic Solstice Celebration

When Takoma Park Celtic folk musician Jennifer Cutting promises that tonight’s CD release party at the Birchmere will be "a veritable three-ring circus," she isn't exaggerating. Cutting, Anglo-Irish by descent but raised by Indian swamis in a Florida ashram, has long brought diverse aspects to her music, including 16th-century Scottish folk, French carols, ‘70s prog-rock, and [...]