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Saturday, January 18, 2020

The Poetic Hill – May 2017

Join us at the Poets’ Corner at the Literary Hill BookFest on Sunday, May 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the North Hall...

Root for Pitango at Gelato Festival DC

What's sweeter than a little competition? Over the next three years, 5,000 artisanal gelato chefs from around the world will vie for a chance...

The Jazz Project

Tous des oiseaux •••• Eleni Karaindrou, piano Savina Yannatou: voice Vangelis Christopoulos: oboe; Yiannis Evangelatos: bassoon AlexandroBotonis: violoncello Dinos Hadjiiordanou: accordion  Aris Dimitriadis: mandolin; Eleni Karaindrou: piano  Sokratis Sinulos: Constantinople lyra, lute Nikos Paraoulakis: ney; Stefanos Dorbarakis: canonaki Giorgos Kontayannis: percussion, Cretan lyra  String orchestra conducted by Argyro Seira There is a real sense of dramatic narration about this performance, which is...

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...

The Jazz Project

Next Train Home ••• Reza Khan, guitar The New York City-based, Bangladesh-born Reza Khan has his fifth album due to be released in April. As a...

SOAK Stands Out

“You are now entering the southbound train to Grim Town. Please surrender any faith, passportation, or optimism to platform staff if you haven’t already.” The...

The Joys of Canned Libations!

Many top wineries are taking a cue from beer brewers and choosing canned packaging. In fact, the explosion of canned wines and ciders are...

Two Contemporary Biographies

Eighth Grade Kayla Day (Elsie Fisher) is 13 and in her last week of eighth grade and looking forward—with trepidation—to high school in her benign...

Parquet Courts Sharpens Their Edge

Here I am again for a third time waiting with anticipation for the latest tour of the Brooklyn based band Parquet Courts at the...

At The Movies

Leave No Trace Eight years ago, writer/director Debra Granik gained recognition with her first feature “Winter’s Bone” (2010), which was set among the marginalized folks...