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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Tales from Behind the Bar: The Best Worst Dates

His photos were boyish and cute, he was tall, and he looked a little nerdy.  We had exchanged pleasantries over an online dating app,...

Suffering the Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune

The past 18 months haven’t been easy. Feeling anxious? Stressed? Uncertain? It’s nothing new. Whether producing “Hamlet” from the 17th century or the World...

My Greensky Weekend

Greensky Bluegrass is a bit like Lay’s potato chips. “Betcha can’t eat just one.” The band booked the 9:30 Club on Feb. 2 and The...

NRBQ Keeps It Loose and Fresh

The American roots rockers NRBQ released their first record before Scott Ligon was born. He didn’t hear of them until he was 18, but...

DC Gets a Greensky

What is a poor music lover to do? This weekend there are simply too many choices. Luckily, Dear Readers, you have two sleuths, who...

Mia’s Coffeehouse Closed

After two and a half years on the Hill, Mia’s Coffeehouse (101 15th St. NE) owner Jeff Lee announced that the cafe would be...

Boombox Throws A Dance Party

By the time headliner came on the stage at the 9:30 Club on Jan. 19, the crowd on the main floor was shoulder to...

Art and the City

Michael Ford goes by feel. He’s a “Zen photographer.” It’s about trying to find “the zone—not thinking about what you’re doing…just doing.” It’s the...

The Literary Hill

Tell the Story How could such a “ten-cent white man” pull off the murder of a “million-dollar black man?” wondered one of Martin Luther King’s...

Two Steadfast Ladies Shine: One Changing the Newspaper Game and One...

‘The Post’ Steven Spielberg’s last DC-based movie was a triumph: “Lincoln” in 2012. It featured a stirring historical moment, showing, in the battle for the...