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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…
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Give In to The Temptations

The latest in the line of anthology musicals, Ain’t Too Proud—The…
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A Sneak Peek at Work in Progress Tyrant

True to their mission to “Make Space for Art,” the nonprofit…
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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
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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
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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
26
Wed
6:30 pm Welcome to Night Vale Live Show @ Lincoln Theatre
Welcome to Night Vale Live Show @ Lincoln Theatre
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm
Welcome to Night Vale Live Show @ Lincoln Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
First-time visitors and regular listeners of the Night Vale podcast have a chance to experience a brand-new storyline with a live show tour. The alternate reality podcast production “promises to find unexpected ways to bring[...]
Sep
29
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9:30 pm Brooks Wheelan From SNL, MTV, Co... @ The Bier Baron Tavern and DC Comedy Loft
Brooks Wheelan From SNL, MTV, Co... @ The Bier Baron Tavern and DC Comedy Loft
Sep 29 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Brooks Wheelan From SNL, MTV, Comedy Central, CONAN @ The Bier Baron Tavern and DC Comedy Loft | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Brooks Wheelan television credits include HBO’s “Girls”, Comedy Centrals “The Half Hour”, “@Midnight”, “Adam Devine’s House Party”, NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Myers”, MTV’s “Ridiculousness” and TBS’ “CONAN.” He was a writer and cast member[...]