Entries by Reem Nadeem

Lucky Steals Show in Waiting For Godot

Hope and despair, slapstick comedy and profound philosophical musings, each are abound in quick succession in Samuel Beckett’s iconic and mysterious play Waiting for Godot. Irish acting company Druid is performing their rendition of the hard-to-interpret play at the Shakespeare Theatre Company through May 20. The metaphorical mystery in Beckett’s Waiting for Godot leaves an endless amount of […]

Bluegrass Meets Hip-Hop in Gangstagrass

Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Phil Collins. Bob Dylan and Michael Bolton. Wale and Lady Gaga. The music industry is filled with unlikely combinations and collaborations – some more successful than others. But few are as unexpected as Gangstagrass, a collective that combines hip-hop and bluegrass. The group has kicked off their tour and is bringing their […]

K.Flay Brings Her Need For Noise To DC

When K.Flay kicks off the second part of her U.S. tour in DC this March, the alt-rock musician is bringing a lot of new experiences with her, including two Grammy nominations and a song written for the upcoming Tomb Raider movie. But even as she grows more established and her sound continues to evolve, she’s […]

The Big Picture on the Big Screen

When globally renowned jazz clarinetist David Krakauer and his partners set out to create “The Big Picture,” they intended to tell the story of Krakauer’s Jewish heritage as well as a larger story of culture and identity. The idea of reconnecting with Krakauer’s own roots and promoting tolerance of others informs the work, as it has […]

Renoir And Friends

Imagine the scene of your last great party. Maybe it was sometime in the summer, in an outdoor setting, surrounded by friends and more than a few empty bottles. That doesn’t sound too farfetched, does it? It turns out that even the greatest artists in history have shared those moments with friends. “Luncheon of the […]

Trial By Fire: Woolly Mammoth Presents The Arsonists

The roof, the roof, the roof is on fire. What are you going to do about it? Catchy beat now stuck in your head aside, this is the moral dilemma audiences will face at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s production of The Arsonists, an adaptation of Max Frisch’s 1950s comedy. In DC through October 8, the […]