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Review #2: ‘Caroline, Or Change’ at Round House Theatre

Caroline, or Change, now playing at Bethesda’s Round House Theatre, is a musical clarion call for change at all levels. Whether it is personal change and transformation at the most personal level, larger historical change (this very intense musical is set against the assassination of President Kennedy and the rising Civil Rights movement) or the […]

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Review #1: ‘Caroline, Or Change’ at Round House Theatre

Round House Theatre continues to shine a spotlight on the works of Tony Kushner (Angels in America) as it explores life’s complexity through its seeming simplicity in Kushner’s autobiographical Caroline, Or Change. Childhood memories have a way of evoking and magnifying just about every human emotion. Kushner’s memories of growing up in a middle-class Jewish […]

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Jefferson Starship at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club

David Freiberg takes the phrase “young at heart” to a whole new level. There seems to be no stopping him… Still going strong at 76 years-old, the Quicksilver Messenger Service co-founder is rocking and rolling around the world, as he did in his 20s, singing with palpably intensity and playing his guitar at full tilt, with […]

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‘World Blues’ featuring The Taj Mahal Trio, Vusi Mahlasela, and Deva Mahal with Fredericks Brown at George Mason University by Audrey Thornton

Marvelous—such a musical treat! Three fantastic acts, all for the price of one admission. Blues with a world perspective greeted patrons on Friday evening, November 15, 2013 at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts in the artistry of the legendary Taj Mahal (born Henry St. Clair Fredricks, Jr.). Joined by famous South African folk-singer, […]

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