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The Howard Theatre re-opens

Posted by Randy Shulman
April 7, 2012 4:00 PM |
After decades of abandoned decay, the Howard Theatre, the former "Black Broadway" venue, now 102 years old, will finally re-open on Monday, April 9, with a Community Day ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by a performance by D.C.'s homegrown rapper Wale. After an all-star Grand Opening Gala and Tribute Concert exclusively for donors on Thursday, April 12, D.C. native lesbian comic Wanda ... [Read]

Review: Wanda Sykes at Strathmore

Posted by Doug Rule
February 14, 2012 11:30 PM |
"Here he is!" Wanda Sykes said in a nelly voice as she swished across the stage at Strathmore last Friday night. The popular lesbian comedian was impersonating a gay Navy Seals officer holding Osama bin Laden from a noose, in full limp-wrist fashion. In fact, Sykes hypothesized from the stage that the American military's success in capturing and killing Osama ... [Read]