It's Open! And Maybe Tolerable!: Washington Post theater critic Peter Marks went back to the Foxwoods Theatre on Broadway to see the revamped, overhauled, surgically fixed hullaballoo known as Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. And he didn't totally hate it: "You can’t go so far as to declare that 'Spider-Man' has found its voice, but at [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Wolf Trap’
There’s plenty of music you won’t need a guide to this summer: jazz at the National Gallery; blues at Carter Barron; aging punks at Fort Reno; aging R&B giants at Fort Dupont. It doesn’t matter who’s playing there—and invariably, some of those schedules emerge way later than you’d like them to—because you’ll go anyway. Music [...]
Who would have guessed that a comedy about fascism would turn out to be not that funny?
It’s not that it hasn’t been done before; The Great Dictator is nearly as old as the movement it spoofed. The Inspector—a new comic opera commissioned by the Wolf Trap Foundation—is also a slapstick story of mistaken identity set against [...]
Jakob Dylan, Three Legs, Neko Case, Kelly Hogan, Mimicking Birds. 9:30 Club. $25.
Lucy Kaplansky. Wolf Trap. $20.
Gist, Gary B. & the Notions, The Courtesy Line. The Red & The Black. $8.
Eilen Jewell, Little Pink. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.
The Blue Line, Poor But Sexy, The Very Small. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10.
Buckshot Blues. Bangkok Blues. [...]
Martin Sexton, Ryan Montbleau Band. 9:30 Club. $25.
Jamie McLean Band. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
Livingston Taylor. Wolf Trap. $22.
Horsehead, Hiding Places, Deutschmarks. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.
Laura Tsaggaris, James Maddock. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.
Pissed Jeans, Cloak/Dagger, The Wayward. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
Rhododendron Road. Bangkok [...]
Weekend Music Roundup: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Honor By August, and More
Needtobreathe, Will Hoge, Matt Hires. 9:30 Club. $16.
Gato & the Palenke Music Co. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. Wolf Trap. $35.
East Coast Caravan. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.
Shwa, The Royal We. IOTA Club & Cafe. $10.
Bonjour, Ganesh!, The Jones, Big Chimney, Blankus Larry. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10.
Nada Surf, Dawn Landes and the Hounds. 9:30 Club. $20.
E.M. Spencer. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
Christine Lavin. Wolf Trap. $20.
The Bang, Chute. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.
Justin Trawick Group, Jason Masi Band, Rene Moffatt, Jamie Marie. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.
Midnight Sun, Nunchucks, Downtown Harvest, Blackbells. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10.
Kinoeye, Maximillion Dunbar, Protect-U, Steve Summers. The Cherch. $5 donation.
Vladimir Feltsman. Strathmore. $27-$77.
Ravenous, FOX Japan, Caustic Casanova. The Red & The Black. $8.
Justin Jones, Down Dexter, Peter Bradley Adams. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.
Shearwater, Wye Oak, Hospital Ships. Rock and Roll Hotel. $12.
Next Door Ellen. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Imperial China, Cephalopods, Lo Moda, Busses. [...]
Best of D.C.! What more is there to say?
Well, this: Our annual issue highlighting our—and your—picks for the best the District has to offer is online and in print today. Pick up a copy! Or read it here!
There's no shortage of arts-related goodies therein, and even some overlap between the readers poll and our staff [...]
Salt-N-Pepa. DAR Constitution Hall. $41.50-$70.
Bellmer Dolls, Monozid, Bootblacks, We Fought The Big One (DJs). The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.
Tom McBride and the Whig Party. IOTA Club & Cafe. $10.
Perpetual Groove, Future, Poor Man's Lobster. 9:30 Club. $14.
Junior League Band, The David Wax Museum, Lightfoot. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10 in advance, $12 at [...]