by Piero J Filpi If you didn’t happen to catch the circus show on CBS last Sunday, you’re lucky. You decided to skip out on the atrocity that is the Grammy Awards. Adele won every category she was nominated for, that’s five to be exact, everyone was sad because Beyonce didn’t win … Continue reading Not All that Glisters is Gold, Cee Lo
By Daniela Sol A new exhibit is opening this February 23rd at the Hirshhorn museum by the artist Yayomi Kusama named Infinity Mirrors. This opening will be thehe artist’s most significant tour in North America for over two decades. The exhibit is being held in honor of the Japanese artist’s sixty-five years as an artist. … Continue reading Yayomi Kusama’s Poetic Peace Through Pumpkins and Mirrors
By Daniela Sol A new exhibit just opened this Tuesday, February 7th at The Phillips Collection, a small gallery in downtown D.C., named “The Life of Toussaint L’Ouvertue” by the artist Jacob Lawrence.
By Piero J Filpi Every sentence of this topic begins the same: This year’s Super Bowl was like no other. The game itself was definitely a historic moment like no other in Super Bowl history — a quarterback winning five Super Bowl’s in his career, leading his team from a 19 point deficit in … Continue reading One Cardinal Made it To The Super Bowl
By Daniela Sol In accord with Black History month the exhibit Harlem Heroes: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten at the Smithsonian American Art Mueseum promises a unique portrayal of the great minds that emerged from the Harlem Renaissance in a composition of intimate portraits.
By Piero Filpi A riveting and exciting sound the world had never heard before: jazz. The music defied traditional teachings that stemmed from Europe. When taken seperately, the use of “blue” notes, that is, a minor sound where a major note should be expected, improvisation, and deep emotion that came out of the musical … Continue reading The Age of Jazz at the National Portrait Gallery
The Tower’s Guide to Inauguration Weekend By: Piero Filpi With a slew of proud Americans sure to flood the streets of downtown D.C. come Friday morning, the city and all of its businesses have prepared appropriately for the 45th presidential inaguration. This means inaguration themed everything, crowded metros, and — the best … Continue reading The Tower’s Guide to Inauguration Weekend
La La Land Lives Up To The Hype By: Katarina Ivancik La La Land’s unique and artistic cinematography, acting, and script are what make the movie truly memorable. The vibrant and stunning opening scene sets the tone for the piece and effectively allows the director, Damien Chazelle, to introduce a vision of his La La … Continue reading La La Land Lives Up To The Hype
By: Iain Higgins Post-grunge alternative rock fans can always rely on Weezer. The White Album is Weezer’s new addition to their extensive list of albums, and it hits hard with catchy hooks and cohesive riffs. Rivers Cuomo, Weezer’s slightly nerdy, yet somehow effortlessly cool front-man leads the charge in their explosive beginning. Their debut album, … Continue reading Pinkerton Goes Platinum
By: Iain Higgins It’s been a big year for Anthony Kiedis and the gang. The Red Hot Chili Peppers dropped a new album this summer, their most recent record since 2011’s I’m With You. Their new album is entitled The Getaway, and it’s been divisive, to say the least. Fans have been loving it, but … Continue reading Red Hot Chili Peppers Continue Success