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The Filthy World Of John Waters

HuffingtonPost.com | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.14.2013 | DC

John Waters will perform Wednesday in ...

Look Who Stepped Out To See Her Favorite Band!

Posted 03.08.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Grammy-winning gospel group Sweet Honey in the Rock have a very famous and loyal fan in Michelle Obama. The First Lady stopped by the Ho...

A Wake Up Call

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 12.31.2012 | Arts
Eduardo Diaz

I recently had a magical experience at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C., courtesy of Gato Barbieri, the legendary Argentine jazz saxophonist.

TONIGHT: David Byrne Talks Music History

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.01.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 1 1. David Byrne In Conversation At National Museum Of Natural History If you weren't able to get tickets for the Bryne ...

Big K.R.I.T. At Howard Theatre: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 18

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.18.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 1. Big K.R.I.T. At Howard Theatre The next time K.R.I.T. will be in D.C. it will be at a much larger venue. 8 p.m....

DC Fashion Week Eco Fashion Show: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 17

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.17.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 1. DC Fashion Week Eco Fashion Show At International Finance Corporations "What are you doing tonight?" "I'm going...

Improvapalooza At Source: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 21

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.21.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 21 1. Improvapalooza 2012 At Source The five-day improv festival begins today. Nine new pieces from the Washington Impro...

The Zombies At Howard Theatre: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 9

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.09.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 1. The Zombies At Howard Theatre We don't usually recommend nostalgia acts. This is not a nostalgia act. Yes, they ar...

Host Of 'BUNK!' Heads To D.C.

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The plan for most comics is to perform at as many open mics as physically possible, climb the ladder as a host, then feature and sooner ...

Comedy Bang Bang At Howard Theatre: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 8

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.08.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 1. Comedy Bang Bang At Howard Theatre Tonight will be D.C.'s comedy nerd prom. Favorites from the podcast and televi...

WildLife, Capital Pride Parade And Street Festival: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 8, 9, 10

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.08.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 8 1. WildLife At Howard Theatre A co-production beween Capital Pride and Brightest Young Things, this party will be everyth...

Chuck Brown Viewing At Howard Theatre: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 29, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.29.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, MAY 29 1. Chuck Brown Viewing At Howard Theatre Give your respects to the Godfather of Go-Go. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., all ages, ple...

Holly Bass At Kennedy Center, May Day at Meridian Hill

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.01.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR TUESDAY, MAY 1 1.) Holly Bass At Kennedy Center Millenium Stage Multi-platform performance artist Holly Bass hosts tonight's conti...

The Awesome History and Rebirth of D.C.'s Howard Theatre

Georgiana Bloom | Posted 06.12.2012 | DC
Georgiana Bloom

After suffering the indignities of neglect for more than 20 years, the Howard Theatre is back. Legendary as the country's first black theatre and stage for music greats for decades, Howard has been restored. And the people are ready.

Historic Black Theater Reopens In D.C.'s Shaw Neighborhood

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After 32 years, the Howard Theatre in the District of Columbia's Shaw neighborhood is reopening its doors once more. Beset by money prob...

Historic Howard Theatre Comes Back To Life With Famed Chef's Help

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The historic Howard Theatre, which has been on a long road to rehabilitation, will finally reopen the week of April 9 after a lengthy $2...