Posts Tagged ‘WPGC’

Don’t Be a Bama: The T-Shirt

Bama-like behavior. It's everywhere. We've gotta stop it.
Luckily, there's a T-shirt for that.
Let's say you're hosting a party at your house. You chose the playlist, and your friends are all liking it—they're dancing and enjoying themselves. Then some guest-of-a-guest walks up to the stereo, turns off your music, and hooks up his iPod. He wants [...]

Arts Roundup: Sitting in the Waiting Room Edition

Kennedy Center launches an online waiting room for Book of Mormon tix, and there has never been a better time for a Fugazi/Kennedy Center mashup. [Post]
Sequestration would force the National Gallery of Art to slash its hours. [Post]
Free leaves WPGC. [Twitter]
For what it's worth, Pete Seeger thinks Alexandria's waterfront shouldn't be modernized. [Del Ray Patch]
Listen to a [...]

One Track Mind: Killa Cal, “Go-Go Flow”

Standout Track: Hip-hop dominates the mixtape, but the lone go-go cut, No. 17, “Go-Go Flow,” is the showstopper. Local legends Stinky Dink and Tony Blunt rhyme with Cal on a classically conga-heavy beat made by keyboardist D-Cleve of The What? Band—Cal’s previous group until he joined Rare Essence last year. The Backyard Band’s Los was [...]

Big Tigger Is Out at WPGC

WPGC-FM has canned its morning-drive host, DCRTV reported this morning and the man himself has confirmed. Big Tigger, ne Darian Morgan, had worked on-and-off at the CBS Radio-owned urban contemporary station since 1993. On Twitter, Tigger writes:
FYI @WPGC & I have agreed 2 part ways. The BigTiggerMorningShow W/ Free is no more! Thanx 4 ya support [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: DJ Rane, American Dance Institute, Faith and Void

Rend Smith has this week's cover story, a look at the equal-pay lawsuit DJ Rane has filed against her former employer, WGPC-FM. Amanda Abrams leads the arts section with some praise for American Dance Institute, a children's ballet school in Rockville that, somehow, has the area's most interesting dance programming. Brent Burton takes a deep [...]

Arts Roundup: Pro Nails Edition

Fucking Lazy: HowlRound, which serves as an Internet outlet for the feelings of the members of the American Voices New Play Institute at Arena Stage, has a screed by one Mat Smart titled "The Real Reasons Playwrights Fail." Smart's conclusion is a very simple one: "Emerging" playwrights are fucking lazy. (No, seriously.) The post has [...]