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Exploring DC Pride Through Music Videos

Exploring DC Pride Through Music Videos

The DMV area is overflowing with talented artists and musicians. Although I would like to see more Washington, D.C. artists achieve mainstream success, there are plenty who already have. Against all odds, a handful of artists have made significant strides in the music industry and are putting the DMV and[Read More…]

by September 2, 2017 1 comment Uncategorized
A.V. ID: Introducing TV’s Greatest Title Sequences

A.V. ID: Introducing TV’s Greatest Title Sequences

Title sequences serve an important role beyond simply introducing the cast and crew of a TV show. Rather, they have the unique ability to pique a viewer’s interest in watching the show, and in some cases, even foreshadow the events of a given episode. The most successful TV intros are[Read More…]

A.V. ID: Making Music Visual for the Masses

A.V. ID: Making Music Visual for the Masses

Concerts have been an essential part of musical and cultural identities throughout the decades. Most people who consider themselves to be avid music lovers have gone to at least one concert or music festival in their lifetime. But as concerts provide audiences with meaningful experiences, we must ensure they are[Read More…]

A.V. ID: The Importance of Fan-Made Music Videos

A.V. ID: The Importance of Fan-Made Music Videos

As an avid devourer of music, I must confess my deep fondness for music videos. I can sit and watch music videos for hours on end, and I appreciate when artists spend time and effort to release well-crafted ones. But I often find myself watching fan-made music videos. Although I[Read More…]

A.V. ID: Sirens of the Summer

A.V. ID: Sirens of the Summer

With summer upon us, there has been lots of talk about what the song of the summer will be — inevitably, some catchy pop song that will soon get overplayed and start grating at my ears. So instead, I am turning my focus to the artists who are truly putting[Read More…]

VIEWPOINT: Seeing Home in ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

I didn’t read “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance because of its No. 1 ranking on The New York Times’ bestseller list. I read it because of its setting in Middletown, Ohio, a Rust Belt city, where I attended school and worked.[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top