“I was supposed to be a historian,” grins deejay/producer/promoter/club owner Will Eastman — who’s drummed go-go style with Moby at the 9:30 Club and just had a track played on Tiesto’s radio show — over ravioli at Kramerbooks.
Looking for something funny and fun to do on a Wednesday night? Starting this February, Metro Comedy presents live standup at Bar 7, an upscale bar and lounge located on 7th Street near the convention center. Metro Comedy, launched in 2009 by local comedian and host Ed Blaze, is set to bring comedy to Bar… read more »
Cymbeline at Shakespeare Theatre This month, Shakespeare Theatre tackles one of Shakespeare’s romantic tragedies. It’s not the ubiquitously staged Romeo and Juliet, but the rarely performed Cymbeline, a story where forgiveness and honesty are to be cherished, and the value of true friendship can never be underestimated. Considered one of Shakespeare’s earliest and most complex… read more »
Now in its fourth year, Our City Film Festival – the only festival that showcases independent films focusing solely on DC culture and its blended communities – continues to evolve. This year, the festival kicks off with an Opening Night party Saturday, February 12 from 8 to 11 p.m. at R.F.D in Penn Quarter. The… read more »
Never satisfied with sitting idle, DC Shorts presents DC Shorts Rewind, a weekend long mini-fest January 28th and 29th featuring diverse selections of film from the past seven years packaged in 90 to 120 minute film blocks. Each night will conclude with the 2010 Best of Films. A sample of the schedule includes Festival Directors’… read more »
Last month I visited open-mic comedy nights in the DC area – the take away? Being funny is harder than it looks. This month, I check out a school of comedy. Humor: is it something you’re born with or can you learn to be funny? My quest to answer the nature vs. nurture quandary of… read more »
The Inner Circle Theatre, once part of the Circle Theatre brand founded by brothers Ted Pedas and Jim Pedas, has re-opened as West End Cinema. The Pedases also founded Circle Films, an independent film production company, with actor Bill Durkin and writer George Pelecanos. Considered pioneers for 1990s American independent cinema, Circle Films produced… read more »