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Monday, June 25, 2018

Suuns Sharpen Their Sound

An audience of faithful followers waited patiently for art house rockers Suuns (pronounced “Soons”) to take the stage on May 24th.  The Montreal quartet’s...

There is Only Joan

At the end of her trial, there is only Joan. The house lights, unlike during most of the show, are down, and a spotlight gently...

Gaslight Anthem Satisfies Fans’ Great Expectations

“Ain’t supposed to die on a Saturday night! Ain’t supposed to die on a Saturday!” bellowed the large men to my right and left....

Gurf Morlix Honors a Songwriting Inspiration

Gurf Morlix has played with and produced records for many prominent artists with ties to the Austin music scene, including Robert Earl Keen, Lucinda...

The Orchid Arrives on Barracks Row

On May 16, Capitol Hill neighbors and friends braved endless rain on to welcome Barracks Row’s newest addition, The Orchid. Created by Hill Restaurant...

Art and the City

His paintings are character studies of tiny slivers of our universe—the vacant lots or the other scraps of human habitat ignored by beings with...

Two Very Different Winners

RBG Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG for short) has experienced a rich and fruitful life. Yet all her contributions, however epoch-making, did not...

Dining Notes

Braving spring’s blustery chill, Peter and I recently visited Mi Vida Restaurante at the District Wharf. The creation of Roberto Santibañez, Mexican-born chef/founder of...

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

“The Caucasian Chalk Circle” by Bertolt Brecht energetically springs from Constellation Theatre Company’s gritty charcoal stage in director Allison Arkell Stockman’s production of this...

The Barber of Seville: A Comic Romp

Opera can be comic. On May 8, the Washington National Opera clowned its way expertly through Gioachino Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville.” From the...