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Mum's the Word: An Introduction to Mumming

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

What is a Mummers Play, you ask, and what is mumming? Mumming is a word for disguising oneself, going door to door, and performing songs, dances and plays in neighbors' homes and in public places.

Aimee Mann And Ted Leo At Birchmere: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 24

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.24.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24 1. Aimee Mann And Ted Leo At Birchmere Full band set from Mann, solo set from Leo, both indie rock, indie comedy, ...

What's It All About? Alfie!

Tamar Abrams | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

While most of Washington, D.C. hunkered down for yet another face-off between Obama and Romney, several hundred people -- mostly well-heeled women of a certain age -- chose instead to attend a concert by British tenor Alfie Boe.

Spiritualized At 9:30 Club: Top 5 for May 10

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.10.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, MAY 10 1. Spiritualized At 9:30 Some hardcore Spiritualized fans have been waiting for this shows for years. Others are just ...

Nick Lowe At Birchmere

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.30.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR MONDAY, APRIL 30 1.) Nick Lowe & His Band At Birchmere How is this show not sold out? Is it because it's on a Monday? Have people ...

Mary J. Blige, Joe Jonas, John Legend, Blondie and More Head to Silver Spring

Tommy McFLY | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC
Tommy McFLY

The brand new Fillmore opens today with an exceptional line-up and the blessing of Silver Spring's hometown boy-who-made-it-big-ranting-about-everything Lewis Black.