Posts Tagged ‘wrestling’

ToDo ToDay: Howard Theatre Opens, Van Dyke Parks Plays Twice!

You have two opportunities to see musician, arranger, and composer Van Dyke Parks tonight. Parks, best known for his collaborations with The Beach Boys/Brian Wilson and his elaborate orchestral arrangements of American pop, performs at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage at 6 p.m. (for free), then at 9:30 p.m. at the Hamilton (for $22.50-$38). 2700 F St. NW [...]

Pro Wrestler Alex Riley: From Badass to Babyface

Before sports-talk radio became ubiquitous, D.C.’s WTEM-AM helped pave the way in 1992. Emulating the grandfather of sports yak, WFAN-AM in New York City, Sports Radio 570— now Dan Snyder’s ESPN 980—gave shows to Tony Kornheiser and others, one of whom was former New York Jet Kevin Kiley (“Kiley and the Coach”). Kiley’s son, Kevin [...]