Tango Buenos Aires brings sensual moves to Northern Virginia on Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14 with their performance of The Spirit of Argentina, a journey through the transformation of one of the most famous dance styles in the world performed to the classical compositions of Carlos Gardel. A French-Argentine singer, songwriter, composer, actor and central figure […]
About Valeria Villarroel
Valeria Villarroel is a lover of good music, art, and food. Raised in Boston, Valeria has made Washington, DC her home since 2011. Valeria works as a video editor and freelance digital strategist, writer and social media editor for publications and businesses in the DC area. She loves comic book movies, dogs, politics, pop culture, vintage rhythm & blues, posing for impromptu fashion shoots in the middle of the sidewalk, and always leaves her coffee on the kitchen counter before heading out. You can see more of her work at www.itsvalerious.com, and you can follow her on all social media @itsvalerious.
Entries by Valeria Villarroel
Anya Randall Nebel brings Lady Day to life in this (almost) one-woman show, set in Emerson’s Bar & Grill, a rundown bar in South Philly in 1959.
The Strathmore continues its Shades of Blues festival tomorrow with a performance by a powerhouse trio of vocalists that channel the spirits of the divas of the past. They’ll prove to you that the blues, a uniquely American cultural creation, is as ageless and relevant as ever. Catherine Russell, Brianna Thomas and Charenee Wade join […]
In the first scene of Mosaic Theater’s latest production, Hooded, or Being Black for Dummies, playing on H Street through February 19, you’re a little unsure if you’re supposed to laugh or grimace. We meet two young black men in a holding cell, Marquis (played by the wonderful Keith L. Royal Smith), and Tru (played […]
Mosaic Theater’s Charm is not a play for everyone. But it’s a story everyone should see. Based on the true life of the Chicago LGBT icon Mama Gloria, Charm tells the story of Mama Darlena, an older transgender woman of color, and the charm school she starts for gay and trans kids at an LGBT+ […]
Arena Stage is set to debut a shocking play about one of the most divisive topics in American politics: abortion. This production will begin a little over a week before our new president – who has said he’s committed to appointing a Supreme Court justice who wants to reverse the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade […]