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Kirsten Quinn, Ian Agnew, and Tyler Brennan. Photo by Mark Garvin.

Review: ‘The Roses in June’ at Seagull Productions

June 1967. What memories does that bring? Sgt. Pepper, The Rolling Stones, bell bottoms, assassinations, the conflict with ’50s conformity, trouble in the Middle East? This is the era summoned by Timothy M. Kolman’s play The Roses in June, which is now receiving its world premiere at Plays and Players Theatre in Philadelphia. If you […]

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An Interview with Eric Lynum of The Dolly Rockers

The Dolly Rockers are based in the Washington, DC area. Band members are Eric Lynum (vocalist, guitar), Larry D. (guitarist), Megan Strings (violin), Mike Trippi (bass), Derrick Decker (drums), and Loki (didgeridoo, hand drums). I conducted an interview with Eric Lynum about their music, their influences, and their goals.  Marlene: How did you get your […]

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‘Last of the Boys’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, we prepare for barbecues and trips to the beach, but some of us forget about the true reason for the three-day weekend: acknowledging the accomplishments of those who have served our country. In his bio for the Last of the Boys program, Director Barry Feinstein commends Fells Point Corner Theatre for […]

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Jonny Lang at The State Theatre

Jonny Lang Rocks The Historic State Theatre Before we delve into Jonny Lang though, the talented, opening band Runaway Saints from Nashville, Tennessee via Rhode Island did a great job warming up the crowd.  Their music is a cross between alternative and country influence, and they utilized the banjo in their set, which I loved. […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ’27 Club’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Carolyn Agan’s rock-and-roll musical creates an in-depth examination of the lives of six rock stars who all died at age 27 by combining pieces of their stories with the music they involved or inspired. I came to Carolyn Agan’s The 27 Club, I’ll admit, expecting impersonators. I examined the headshots […]

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The Cult at The Fillmore by Marlene Hall

I finally saw The Cult perform on their Electric 13 Tour last night in support of their Choice of Weapon album to a capacity crowd at the new Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland. It was the first time I had ever seen them despite them being around since the early 1980s. Two of the original founding members […]

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DC Area’s T. Scott Ross, Greg Bosworth, and Carrie A. Johnson on Appearing in ‘Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story’ at Wolf Trap on July 2nd & 3rd

Three local actors are in the cast of Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story which stops at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center tomorrow and Wednesday night. I asked T. Scott Ross, Greg Bosworth, and Carrie A. Johnson to talk about their roles and growing up in the DC area. T. SCOTT ROSS How did you get involved in […]

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