Cellular Perspectives: Works by Betsy Stewart, and Patrick Craig, Comfort Zones: Paintings by Michele Montalbano. Spaces of Places: Tom Wagner.
There are ways to make an arts district.
The call has to be a quick one. Steven Falcon, a vocalist and percussionist for the acclaimed D.C.-based Sin Miedo Band, is on his usual tight schedule and he’s running late for an engagement.
“Organic” is one polite term that could be used to describe the formation of the Austin-based Band of Heathens. “Accidental” is a more blunt, though perhaps more accurate label. Regardless of the adjective, when you listen to the country-rock collective, it’s apparent that any accident that brought songwriters Colin Brooks, […]
There was a point in the past year where all Zach Rogue could do was pray for more time to spend with Pat Spurgeon. Spurgeon, Rogue’s creative partner in the Northern California-based band Rogue Wave, needed a kidney transplant to replace the failing organ he received from his first […]
Shelby Lynne wants no part of comparisons regarding her new album, Just a Little Lovin’, a collection of Dusty Springfield covers. In Lynne’s mind, she bears no similarities to Springfield, the British soul singer who arguably enjoyed the most success of any female member of the British Invasion.
There’s a growing, if idealistic, sentiment these days that unsigned, independent musicians are bridging the gap between their major label-backed peers. The belief is that Internet innovations and digital have leveled the playing field for financially constrained Indie bands, pushing labels to the margins of relevancy. Then you listen to […]
Since the start of their career together, the trio of Amedeo and Simone Pace and singer Kazu Makino, better known collectively as Blonde Redhead, have been darlings of the New York hipster scene. Their avant garde style that rekindled the sound of Sonic Youth has been championed for its artistic […]
The News-Press reported incorrectly in last week’s edition, in an article entitled “Young Dancer Points to the Top,” that Zarina Stahnke recently finished a School of American Ballet summer course in Washington, D.C. that was actually in New York City. She attended a Suzanne Farrell workshop in D.C. The News-Press […]
Notes on this week’s NoVa art scene: ‘Visual Rhythms/Ritmos Visuales’, ‘Sultry Summer Nights’ and more!