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This Guy Will Tell You Stories About The 1990s

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Remember the 1990s? Story League's next contest has a very familiar theme, the not-too-distant decade, the '90s. The D.C.-based story te...

The Temple of Doom Halloween Party, Family Day At Newseum, Marine Corps Marathon: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 26, 27, 28

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.26.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 1. Brightest Young Things & The Temple of Doom At The Sphinx Club Have you ever partied at The Sphinx Club? Did you k...

Children's National Halloween Benefit Show At DC Improv: HuffPost Top 5 For October 17

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.17.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17 1. Children's National Halloween Benefit Show At DC Improv There are plenty of good toy drives for sick kids durin...

Emerge, FreeFest, Artisphere Anniversary: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 5, 6, 7

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.05.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5 1. (e)merge Art Fair At Capitol Skyline Hotel Go early. Go often. The space is massive, the art is quality and some pe...

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 ...

The Weeknd At Merriweather Post Pavilion: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 19

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.19.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 1. The Weeknd At Merriweather Post Pavilion In March 2011, The Weeknd released his first mix-tape, "House of Ba...

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....

Saul Williams, Patton Oswalt, John Cale: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 31, September 1, 2

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.31.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 31 1. Saul Williams At Howard Theatre One of the only American poets that non-poetry folks enjoy. A captivating figure, w...

Rodriguez At Sixth And I: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 30

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.30.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 30 1. Rodriguez At Sixth and I Rodriguez may be the biggest and best famous folk singer that took 40 years to break thr...

Ukulele Fans To Converge On Strathmore

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.15.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 1. UkeFest At Strathmore Cute tunes overload. This yearly tradition includes a pre-show, audience participation st...

Restaurant Week Begins: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 13

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.13.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 13 1. Restaurant Week An excellent opportunity to have a $20 lunch or $35 dinner at some of D.C.'s finest restaurants. Mo...

Bike Prom, Drink The District, Mike Daisey's New Work: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 27, 28, 29

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.27.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, JULY 27 1. Bike Prom At Black Cat A chance to wear fancy and futuristic clothes (the theme is "Bike To The Future"), drink New B...

LCD Soundsystem Documentary: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 18

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.18.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 1. "Shut Up And Play The Hits" At AFI Silver Spring Last April James Murphy decided to end LCD Soundsystem at the top...

The Author Of 'Tasteful Nudes' Will Hear Your Story

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Dave Hill leads an interesting life. The author of the new book of non-fiction, "Tasteful Nudes," will be in D.C. Wednesday to host the ...

Classic Movie Screens On National Mall

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.16.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, JULY 16 1. "Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid" At National Mall The first Screen on the Green is a wonderful thing. Two of the ...

Wright, Adomian, BBQ: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 22, 23, 24

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.22.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 22 1. Steven Wright At Warner Theatre Wright is a national treasure. Without Wright there's no Mitch Hedbeg. See the origin...

Congressional Women's Softball Game: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 20

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.20.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 1. Fourth Annual Congressional Women's Softball Game At Watkins Recreation Center Female members of Congress from bot...

Scott H. Briam, Lydia Loveless At Black Cat: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 19

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.19.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 19 1. Scott H. Briam, Lydia Loveless At Black Cat These Bloodshot artists make it more than OK to be a fan of country musi...

Meet SM Shrake, A Storyteller Who Is Eager To Entertain

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.12.2012 | DC

This is the second in our new "My D.C." Q&A series, where we ask D.C.-area residents about the local things that make D.C. their home. Anyone you'd...

Breast Cancer Survivor Storytelling At Woolly Mammoth: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 5

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.05.2012 | DC

Top 5 For Tuesday, June 5 1. Getting It Off Our Chests: Stories from Breast Cancer Survivors At Woolly Mammoth The worthy cause is reason enough ...

Danzig At Fillmore Silver Spring: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 4

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.04.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, JUNE 4 1. Danzig With Doyle At Fillmore Silver Spring Mother! The shortest scary man in rock and roll visited Red Onion Records ...

Weekend To-Do Guide: Marjane Satrapi, Astronomy Night, Picasso's Drawings

editorial.huffingtonpost.com | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON-- There's more than celebrity gawking this weekend in D.C.! Really! Friday brings an internationally reknowned author/graphic novelist t...

Who Tells the Best Story in D.C.?

Scott Shrake | Posted 04.14.2012 | DC
Scott Shrake

D.C. has so many talented story slingers, both those who do it regularly and those who have yet to try it. Other cities' story competitions like The Moth and Massmouth crown city-wide champs. Now it's D.C.'s turn.

Storytelling Needs a New Name

Scott Shrake | Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts
Scott Shrake

The world's second-oldest profession has danced back into people's lives wearing spiffy new showbiz threads. It is fixing to claim its place next to acting, music and the visual arts. As soon as it gets a new name. Can you help?