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Thursday, January 17, 2019

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...

Big Sandy is Still Swinging After All These Years

It’s been 30 years since Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys started out as a hardcore rockabilly band. Since then they have broadened their...

Dining Notes

At last, Officina, Nicholas Stefanelli’s sprawling culinary complex, has docked at the District Wharf. When we lunched there recently, only the ground level café...

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...

Kings of Spade Bares Its Soul

With her signature pink Mohawk, clothed in black, KC, lead singer of Kings of Spade, is easy to spot. I introduce myself. Her infectious...

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...

Kings of Spade Rock Out in DC

Honolulu natives, Kings of Spade deliver a unique mix of rock, soul and blues at Tropicalia Lounge on Oct. 20. This high energy band...

Haunted Tours of Bluejacket Brewery

Once home to the District's first brewery in the early 1800s, legend has it that some of the city's first brewers may have never...

Joey Dosik And The Future of Soul

“Refreshing” is the best adjective to describe Joey Dosik’s Oct. 10th performance at The Pearl Street Warehouse. Dosik, accompanied by guitarist James Cornelison, bassist Solomon...