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Cultural Calendar

Cultural Calendar

5.13 — 8.19 // Friday Evening Concert Series // The Yards Park, 3rd and Water Streets SE   5.31 — 6.05 // Ballet Nacional de Cuba // Kennedy Center   5.07 — 6.19 // “Follies,” starring Bernadette Peters // Kennedy Center   4.26 — 6.05 // “Cyrano // Folger Theatre[Read More…]

by June 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New School Spin on Old School Fun

WGTB’s playlist is on shuffle this year — the on-campus radio station has changed things up, adding new events such as this Saturday’s Block Party on Copley Lawn from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. From the overhaul of the website to the new leadership style, the leaders of WGTB have[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Family of Texas Rockers Depresses With Latest Album

Family of Texas Rockers Depresses With Latest Album

Texan clan of indie-rockers, Eisley, released its third studio-length album, The Valley, through Equal Vision Records. This album will be the band’s first in four years, following 2007’s acclaimed Combinations, and the first to be released under the Albany, NY-based record label, following the band’s departure from Reprise.   During this interim[Read More…]

by March 3, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Bob Lives

Bob Lives

Jamaica— hearing that name immediately conjures up images of white sand beaches, blue waters and the legend of Bob Marley. The man who introduced reggae to the world has posthumously managed to do it again. His latest album, Live Forever: The Stanley Theatre, Pittsburg, PA, September 23, 1980(Live), manages to capture[Read More…]

by March 3, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized
Be Like Mike: Hoya Hip-Hop Artist Works with Posner

Be Like Mike: Hoya Hip-Hop Artist Works with Posner

As an undergraduate at Duke, Georgetown graduate student and baseball player Michael Seander (GRD ’12) befriended a classmate named Mike Posner. Since then Posner went on to be a dance pop artist, with single “Cooler Than Me” peaking at No. 6 Billboard’s Hot 100 and “Please Don’t Go” reaching the[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Soulful London Lady More Than Delivers in Sophomore Album

Radio stars create music that makes you bob your head up and down, while simultaneously beating your steering wheel like a drum and singing at the top of your lungs. But rarely does their music make you want to close your eyes and feel every beat and every word. That[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide

9:30 Club History, Culture Documented

On Wednesday evening, the D.C. Music Salon screened an unreleased documentary on the eclectic musical past of the city’s popular venue, the 9:30 Club. The documentary, titled “9:30 F Street” after the club’s original location, featured interviews with owners, fans, employees and musicians reflecting on the venue’s days as a[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 2.11.2011

“How to Be a Werewolf” Mogwai Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will 3 out of 5 stars Ambient soundscapes abound in the space-rockers’ seventh album. Guitars weave in and out in “How to Be a Werewolf,” jutting through the ambient keyboard in eloquent strokes. Slowly picking up speed, steadily[Read More…]

by February 10, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Black Out While Listening to This Artistically Disjointed Clamor

The Go! Team is an apt name for this Brighton-based sextet. It’s perfect because from the beginning of the track list to the end of the album, Rolling Blackouts, the music just … goes. It has little rhyme or reason to it, and for the most part, it is utterly incomprehensible.[Read More…]

by February 4, 2011 0 comments The Guide

In Defense of the Music Industry’s So-Called Digital Doomsday

It was a big week for music, y’all. We celebrated the would-be 80th birthday of soul king Sam Cooke and the 123rd of O.G. folk singer Leadbelly. Coachella released a lineup for a summer music festival that is quite unbelievable, as it lists almost every decent band to walk the[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide