Kamasi Washington, Still in an Epic Mind-Set on ‘Heaven and Earth’

Kamasi Washington, Still in an Epic Mind-Set on ‘Heaven and Earth’

“The Epic,” the tenor saxophonist Kamasi Washington’s big debut on the nationwide stage three years in the past, labored partly as a result of it functioned as a provocation — an act of extravagant ambition. Jazz loses a variety of younger individuals with its fixation on historical past and esoterica. “The Epic,” although traditionally rooted, […]

Kerry Washington Is Going From the Beltway to Broadway

Kerry Washington Is Going From the Beltway to Broadway

“Scandal” might have ended its seven-season run in April, however Kerry Washington carries on. She is teaming up with Steven Pasquale for the Broadway debut of Christopher Demos-Brown’s “American Son,” starting in October. Kenny Leon will direct. “Growing up in New York I wanted to be onstage before anything else,” stated Ms. Washington, who made […]

Puget Sound mussels are failing drug tests

Puget Sound mussels are failing drug exams

If you’ve been utilizing or abusing an opioid, then your pee’s been filled with opioids. When your opioid-laced pee will get flushed away, these opioids wind up in our water: our reservoirs, streams and oceans. And that, pals, is why mussels are failing drug exams. According to CBS News, scientists at Washington’s Department of Fish […]

D.C.'s Biggest Homeless Shelter Is About to Close. Will Amazon Take Its Place?

D.C.'s Biggest Homeless Shelter Is About to Close. Will Amazon Take Its Place?

On a current spring night, a gaggle of moms at D.C. General Family Homeless Shelter had been having fun with the climate, chatting outdoors close to the constructing’s entrance. Two younger boys whizzed previous on scooters, colourful lights flashing. Across the road on the playground, youngsters shrieked, taking part in catch and chasing one another […]

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

____ Photo Credit Andrew White for The New York Times Table for three: Denzel Washington and Michael B. Jordan Mr. Washington, subsequent in “The Iceman Cometh” on Broadway, and Mr. Jordan, the “Black Panther” star, discuss their idols, black superheroes and #MeToo. Arts ____ Photo Credit Scott Eisen/Getty Images North America The nurse who took […]

The Playlist: Nicki Minaj Is Ready to Rumble, and 11 More New Songs

The Playlist: Nicki Minaj Is Ready to Rumble, and 11 More New Songs

Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and movies — and the rest that strikes them as intriguing. This week, Kamasi Washington previews “The Epic” follow-up, Carrie Underwood embraces an imperfection and Florence and the Machine present there’s magnificence in restraint. Just need the […]

The Gladiators of ‘Scandal’ Leave the Arena

The Gladiators of ‘Scandal’ Leave the Arena

Given the restricted variety of episodes ABC initially ordered, did you are feeling such as you needed to domesticate your personal viewers? Is that why you turned to Twitter? WASHINGTON I used to be coming off engaged on the Obama marketing campaign and the massive change that social media made in that marketing campaign. We […]

Art, Punk Rock and a New Governor Reinvigorate Trenton

Art, Punk Rock and a New Governor Reinvigorate Trenton

Reconstruction on the golden-domed State House and restoration of the town’s popularity are underway, providing compelling causes for a day journey, a couple of 90-minute prepare journey from Midtown. Blocks of rowhouses and Italianate Victorians, some fantastically restored, some begging for consideration, seem like historic elements of Philadelphia. In February, a good-looking and long-empty financial […]

Review: In ‘Feeding the Dragon,’ an Enchanted Home Inside a Library

Review: In ‘Feeding the Dragon,’ an Enchanted Home Inside a Library

For library lovers and various bibliophiles, the set of Sharon Washington’s solo present, “Feeding the Dragon,” on the Cherry Lane Theater, is a geeky pleasure — lengthy, neat rows of colourful books; card catalogs alongside the perimeters; large multipaned home windows above gleaming hardwood flooring. To anybody who feels most at dwelling surrounded by issues […]