Posts Tagged ‘Wil Haygood’

Arts Roundup: Otis and Redding Edition

Architects fall over themselves to redesign the MLK library. [Housing Complex]
Why, of course there are more Eisenhower Memorial delays. [AP]
Wil Haygood's unbiased assessment of The Butler: greatest movie he's ever seen. [WJLA]
Get ready for the not-terribly-exclusive National Book Festival gala. [Post]
Brightest Young Things announces the complete lineup for its Bentzen Ball comedy festival. [BYT]
Ooh, pretty: [...]

Arts Roundup: Green Paint Edition

Early this morning, someone vandalized the Lincoln Memorial with green paint. The site is now temporarily closed while the National Park Service cleans it up. [CBS]
After Washington Post readers help fund their trip, a Maryland high school choir performs in South Africa. [Post]
Does Showtime have the best jukebox in D.C. now? [Post]
Wale says he was [...]

Arts Roundup: Jane Fonda Edition

Jane Fonda has been cast to play Nancy Reagan in The Butler, the forthcoming movie based on Wil Haygood's touching 2008 story about longtime White House butler Eugene Allen. [Hollywood Reporter]
Discovery is readying a documentary about White House chiefs of staff. [Post]
Kevin Spacey gets a Helen Hayes tribute [Examiner]
Theater J unveils its festival-centric 2012-2013 season [...]