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Image: Courtesy of Records Collecting Dust
Image: Courtesy of Records Collecting Dust

Records Collecting Dust Sheds Light on Artists From Forgotten Era

Part of the appeal to old metal and punk records is the DIY attitude those bands put into recording the music. Instead of sounding pitch perfect and fresh out of a studio, these tracks could have been blaring live from a nearby garage, and that appeal is part of the authentic edginess. Jason Blackmore is an […]

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NoVA Native Patton Oswalt Set For Kennedy Center Debut

Patton Oswalt can be described as something of a Renaissance…
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Arena Stage Presents World Premiere of Dave

The heartwarming movie Dave was released 25 years ago, and the…
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Stage and Screen: July 2018

THROUGH SATURDAY, JULY 7 Other Life Forms  Brandon McCoy’s…
Photo: Doug Hamilton

Give In to The Temptations

The latest in the line of anthology musicals, Ain’t Too Proud—The…
Photo: Séamus Miller

A Sneak Peek at Work in Progress Tyrant

True to their mission to “Make Space for Art,” the nonprofit…
Photo: Joan Marcus

Hamilton Lives Up to the Hype at the Kennedy Center

The last time the legacy of Alexander Hamilton crossed my mind…
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Ken Clark’s King Arthur Leads with Heart

This classic tale of one of the world’s most famous – and…
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An Iliad Brings Epic Poetry to the Modern Age

The Poet begins by reaching for something that might help him…
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Studio Theatre's The Remains: World-Premiere Comedy Explores Gay Divorce

Stories about failed relationships are nothing new in theatre,…
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Sep
1
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all-day Small Mouth Sounds @ Round House Theatre
Small Mouth Sounds @ Round House Theatre
Sep 1 – Sep 23 all-day
Small Mouth Sounds @ Round House Theatre | Silver Spring | Maryland | United States
Six people sit in silence, escaping city noises and distractions in favor of necessary self-reflection. Cell phones? Not allowed. But then again, the retreat is led by a guru who can’t quite stick to the[...]
Sep
3
Mon
all-day Gloria @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Gloria @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Sep 3 – Sep 30 all-day
Gloria @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
As a journalist, writing about the lives of others becomes second nature. But when tragedy strikes a New York-based magazine, who gets to tell the story? After stories from iconic newsrooms have hit the big[...]
Sep
18
Tue
all-day Heisenberg @ Signature Theatre
Heisenberg @ Signature Theatre
Sep 18 – Nov 11 all-day
Heisenberg @ Signature Theatre | Arlington | Virginia | United States
When 75-year-old Alex gets a surprise smooch from a comparatively younger stranger named Georgie, it’s not exactly what he expected when boarding the train on this average day. Even less expected was her finding him[...]
Sep
21
Fri
all-day Born Yesterday @ Ford’s Theatre
Born Yesterday @ Ford’s Theatre
Sep 21 – Oct 21 all-day
Born Yesterday @ Ford’s Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
For DC natives, Born Yesterday may seem like an all-too-familiar story about gaining political power in the hub of the power hungry. But this satire set in the 1940s is more of a comedic retreat[...]
Sep
22
Sat
all-day Passion @ Signature Theatre
Passion @ Signature Theatre
Sep 22 all-day
Passion @ Signature Theatre | Arlington | Virginia | United States
After their (yes, passionate) love is deterred by military duty, Giorgio and Clara’s relationship must survive through solely letters during the mid-1800s in Italy. Of course, the handsome soldier can’t avoid admiration even away at[...]