Posts Tagged ‘Wale’

District Line Daily: D.C. on TV

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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This week's cover story: How Washington insiders consult on shows like Veep and House of Cards to create [...]

District Line Daily: 6-Year-Old Bandit Story Suspicious

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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Whether you love or hate Justin Moyer's WCP story on how the idea of Brooklyn [...]

From Arts Desk: Your Band Could Be Our Drink

My colleagues Alex Baca and Jonathan L. Fischer have been playing around with Drinkify, a site that tells you what to drink as you jam to your favorite artist's tunes. They tried the algorithm out for some local acts:
Raheem DeVaughn
Drinkify says: 6 oz. Hennessy. Serve neat. Stir quickly.
We say: Sadly boilerplate, but it works.
Pentagram
Drinkify says: 1 oz. Jack [...]

Photos: Yardfest

Howard University, October 21
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Happy Post-Homecoming Weekend!

Happy Monday, readers! Hope you had a good Howard Homecoming weekend. I missed Friday's Yardfest because of, well, blogging, but apparently D.C.'s own Wale performed his new single "Bait," which seems pretty hype.

I did make it on Saturday, when the Bison won the homecoming game against the North Carolina A&T Aggies 35-28, despite, as one [...]

The Needle: Palin Thunder Edition

Sarah Barracuda: Ah, Memorial Day weekend. Nothing says "the start of summer" like barbecues, Rolling Thunder on the Mall, and a Palin family vacation in the District. Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin will drop by the motorcycle rally Sunday, to kick off a bus tour of important historical sites that could lead her right [...]

The Needle: Jon Stewart for D.C. Council Edition

Welcome to The Daily Show: If you suddenly feel like the air around town is somehow more ironic, it may not just be because of the hipster riding past you on a track bike. Jon Stewart has arrived in D.C., five days ahead of Saturday's Rally to Restore Sanity, to tape this week's Daily Show [...]

The Needle: Wedding of the Year Edition

You Weren't Invited to Michelle Rhee's Wedding: "Glamorous" invitations have been going out by mail lately to the Sacramento social event of the year—the Labor Day weekend wedding of DCPS Chancellor Michelle Rhee and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. A big suburban real estate developer/Johnson supporter, Angelo K. Tsakopoulos, will host the reception. (Which may prove Rhee's [...]

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