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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Dining Notes – December 2017

Congrats to Ambar, which OpenTable recently proclaimed Best Value in Washington’s Diners' Choice awards. (Each month, OpenTable analyzes 400,000 new diner reviews and sorts...

Patterson Hood: “Hell Yes, We Were Happy!”

How often do the very qualities of a musician as persona reveal themselves as the actual qualities of the musician as man? My guess...

Art and the City – December 2017

There are a multitude of realities in any one place—it’s not just about how it looks. Scott Warren knows that. As a photographer, he...

Three New Movies: One Story of Revenge, Two Others of Redemption

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri “Three Billboards” feels like witnessing a new Coen Brothers film, most particularly “Fargo.” It has the small-town Midwest vibe, the...

Holiday Gifting Made Easy

Each December we find ourselves in the same predicament, deciding how much to spend, determining what to give, and carving out the time to...

Swampcandy and the Balkan Brothers Rock

Oh, how sweet is the sound that rises from the fecund depths of the Mississippi Delta! Swampcandy, Nov 30’s headliner at the intimate The...

Justin Trawick Profiled / Patterson Hood Interviewed

Justin Trawick Endures and Evolves Justin Trawick has worked as a musician for a decade, and one song on his new CD is titled “Ten...

‘Sip and Shop’ Event Monday Evening

Shop Local and enjoy a traveling wine tasting throughout Capitol Hill stores from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Monday, December 4th with the Capitol...

Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton

Some play with spirit, others play “in the spirit.” Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton channeled the essence of Townes Van Zandt, the greatest of...

Don’t Miss Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton

Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton stride the boards of the Pearl Street Warehouse on Nov. 29. Many will recognize the two as founding members...