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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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...

Eaglesmith Soars Where Few Songwriters Go

Fred Eaglesmith grew up on a farm in Ontario. His family’s life was hard, but when they finally got a TV and he watched...

Dining Notes

Seafood on the Wharf On a frigid Friday night, Peter and I joined another couple for dinner at Del Mar. Located at the Wharf, this stunning seafood...

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...
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