BY Erika W. Smith
on Sep 10, 2012
D.C. ladies, now is your chance to celebrate women who rock!
The National Museum of Women in the Arts is closing its 25th Anniversary year with an awesome exhibit called “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power,” opening September 7.
The exhibit covers women in popular music from the 1920s to today, including icons like Billie Holiday, Janis Joplin, Yoko Ono, and Madonna. Visitors will see handwritten lyrics, instruments, and clothing, including Joan Jett’s electric guitar, one of Meg White’s drums, and Lady Gaga’s meat dress. Read More
BY Intern Julie
on Mar 15, 2011
This Monday, Neil Young took a couple moments from grooming his sideburns to induct his old friend Tom Waits into the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame at the Historic Waldorf Astoria. Upon his induction, Waits had only this to say:
"Thanks, everybody, this is very encouraging. Songs are really just interesting things to do with the air.
I was fifteen when I snuck in to a club to see Lightning Hopkins. I wore an overcoat, put white-out in my hair, drew on a mustache and said in a deep voice, “One ticket please. Read More