In days when music is becoming increasingly effect-driven, over-produced and entire acts can be recreated by a complex series of synthesizers, it’s refreshing to hear Akron-based blues rock duo The Black Keys and be reminded that simplicity can still yield a superlative sound.
When you perform as part of an ensemble that has featured over 21 musicians during its nine-year history, sometimes individual contributions can be lost in the shuffle.
The father of the slain Steve Cornejo told the News-Press yesterday that he was disappointed, but not surprised to learn that Fairfax County Commonwealth Attorney Raymond Morrogh wrote to Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner this month that he would take no further action to bring Cornejo’s killer to justice.
When I first came out in 1988, if two young gay people met, the reaction often was, “You too! I thought I was alone.” As my 20-year high school reunion approaches, I witnessed an identical response in a seminal New York Times Magazine cover story. At a coffee shop […]
An apartment fire at 6200 Wilson Boulevard early last Saturday morning proved fatal when Mark Christopher Williams, 39, of that address, died late Sunday night at the Washington Burn Center. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to the fire at the 12-story Cavalier Club Apartments at 7:50 a.m. […]
An Evening of Russian Music by the Choral Arts Society of Washington, Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Sunday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.
To Abra Moore, songwriting is a mystery. She doesn’t know when inspiration will strike, nor what will trigger it. And interestingly enough, it’s a mystery that Moore has no inclination to solve.
Trish Tillman, installation titled “Settlement”, glasses with colored deposits, table and cloth. Each installation varies. Part of the WPA/Corcoran:Saturated show through Sunday April 29 at Heineman Myers Contemporary Art in Bethesda, MD.