Art Open House Spring Open Studios, at the Jackson Art Center (3048 ½ R St. NW, Washington D.C.). These exhibits are open on Sunday, May 3 from noon – 5 p.m. The Jackson Art Center houses studio space for over 40 artists, all of whose works will be open […]
Inspiration is a fickle and fleeting customer. You never know when the urge will strike to change your destiny, to follow your passion to take a path few are brave enough to tread.
Sometimes in the cash-strapped world of independent music, you have to get creative when it comes to putting out an album. In the case of D.C.-based Indie operatives Shane Hines and the Trance, that meant selling the album before it was even written.
There are solo albums and then there are solo albums. The latest release by Ben Kenney, falls most squarely into the latter category.
This blond Canadian might have a stage full of instruments dripping shades of cotton candy — including a sparkly pink drum kit and similarly pink piano — but don’t expect to see another Britney or Christina walk onto the checkered stage of Avril Lavigne’s Best Damn Tour.
“The Machine,” State Theatre, Falls Church, Saturday, Feb. 23, Doors open 7 p.m., concert at 9 p.m.
When you spend 15 years playing guitar for a band, actually make that The Band, that winds up in the Hall of Fame, you could likely call it at a career and feel pretty satisfied. After all, in guitarist Jim Weider’s case, he had already gained international acclaim, played songs […]
When actor Jeff Daniels moved away from the Hollywood community in 1986, many feared that returning home to his Michigan roots would mark the end of his film career. When he founded the Purple Rose Theater Company in 1991, critics claimed that a small-town production company featuring new American plays […]
When it comes to music, Nashville’s Will Kimbrough has literally done it all. He’s sat in on studio sessions and toured with other artists as a guitarist. He’s worked as a producer, counting artists like Todd Snider and Kate Campbell among his credits. He hit the big time with his […]
If you had to describe Austin singer-songwriter Bob Schneider with just one word, it would not be “subtle.”