Photo Diary: The Eastern Sea LIVE at The Hamilton in Washington D.C.

This past Tuesday, Washington D.C.’s newest music and entertainment venue, The Hamilton, welcomed Austin, Texas breakout band, The Eastern Sea. Founded by Matt Hines, the indie band returned to DC as…

Photo Diary: Artisphere’s 1 Party

[imagebrowser id=72] This weekend, Meets Obsession attended Artisphere’s 1 Party co-hosted by Brightest Young Things. The event celebrated the first anniversary of the Rosslyn urban arts center with an evening…

District Diversions: DC Shorts Film Festival

Time to take cover from the rain and get into the theater! This week DC sets off its 8th year of hosting DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition.  Audiences…

Music In Review: The Hold Steady LIVE at 9:30 Club in Washington D.C.

Photos by Joshua Feldman The Hold Steady might be the most prolific band around today. Sure, that’s a bold statement: But take into consideration that in their seven years together,…

Girl’s Night Out: FREE Advance Screening of The Warrior

Ladies, you’re invited to a special girl’s night out in Washington D.C. to see a FREE advance screening of The Warrior starring the swoon-worthy Tom Hardy. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31 AT…

Music in Review: Dinosaur Jr. Live at 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.

Those who grew up with indie-rock band, Dinosaur Jr. in the 90s were treated to a bit of nostalgia at the band’s sold out performance at the 9:30 Club in…

D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus Honored at SILVERDOCS Guggenheim Symposium

You may not recognize the names of D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus at first, but you’ve undoubtedly seen some of the iconic images from their 40 year plus career in…

Music in Review: Architecture in Helsinki at The Black Cat

In a whirlwind performance at the Black Cat last weekend, the Australian indie pop act Architecture in Helskini kept the crowd dancing all night long. Opening the show was New York-based…

SILVERDOCS Documentary Festival Arrives in D.C. Next Week

Next week marks the start of the ninth-annual SILVERDOCS Documentary Festival. Put on annually by AFI and Discovery Channel, SILVERDOCS brings the best new documentaries to the Washington, D.C. area…

STAGE: David Ives’ Venus in Fur

Reflecting on David Ives’ Venus in Fur, an adaptation of Austrian Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s 1870 novella Venus in Furs, thoughts inevitably drift to Spike Jonze’s acclaimed 2002 film Adaptation; both…

District Diversions: A Weekly List of Standout Events in D.C. May 24 – 29, 2011

A weekly list of standout events in D.C. May 24 – May 29, 2011 Tuesday – May 24, 2011 Film: BloomScreen presents A Weigh with Words Beauty: Deva Curl and…

District Diversions: Brandon Hill’s ChickenVille Solo Exhibition

If you’re in D.C. tonight, an art opening you might consider attending is Baltimore native Brandon Hill’s ChickenVille solo exhibition. The official opening, which will be held on Saturday May…

District Diversions: A Weekly List of Standout Events in D.C. May 16 – 22, 2011

A weekly list of standout events in D.C. May 16 – May 22, 2011 Tuesday – May 17, 2011 Food & Wine: South Africa’s Raat Family Wines – Pairing Dinner…

District Diversions: A Weekly List of Standout Events in D.C. May 10 – 15, 2011

A weekly list of standout events in D.C. May 10 – May 15, 2011 Tuesday – May 10, 2011 Benefit: Jeté Society’s Beer & Ballet Film: BloomScreen Presents: “The Hero…

Stage Review: Edna Walsh’s The New Electric Ballroom

Photo by Carol Pratt. The three witches – or rather, sisters – in Enda Walsh’s play The New Electric Ballroom (the sibling play to The Walworth Farce) have no General…