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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Anything Goes: It Really Is De-Lovely

It’s 1934, but it could easily be today. On the SS America bound from New York to London, most of the passengers are driven...

Ty Segall’s Quiet Acoustic Show is Anything But

Seeing the folding chairs filling the floor of the 9:30 Club, I knew garage-rocker, Ty Segall’s gig was going to be different. The current...

The Literary Hill

Roped into Spying Rex Armstrong is just your typical government drone. He’s got a condo he can barely afford and “an ex-wife causing me...

Art and the City

It’s a moving visual narrative— a story with no particular beginning and no real end. These are vignettes, snippets of reality—just moments in the...

Barracks Row Restaurants Offer Specials to Military, Veterans

Marine Barracks Washington, known as "8th and I" because of it's location at the corner of those two streets, was established in 1801. It...

The Jazz Project

Higher ••• Nelson and Wayne Braxton  Higher is a return to the smooth/contemporary jazz sandbox the Braxton Brothers are best known for playing in, especially with...

Two Versions of Misspent Lives

Can You Ever Forgive Me? Melissa McCarthy, proud portrayer of the loudmouth and practitioner of the pratfall, takes an intriguing new tack in “Can You...

The Czech Philharmonic’s Dazzling Dvořák

*A dark haired woman in a stoplight red dress strides on to the stage. “That dress,” a gentleman seated a row in front of...

Paik Produce: An Asian Food Oasis

Walk through Eastern Market’s southeast entrance and you will stumble upon Paik Produce, a South Hall stand that specializes in produce and Asian and...

Tim Barry: The Bard of RVA

Waiting in the crowd to see Brian Fallon last spring at the 9:30 Club, I was surprised when a big bear of a man...