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The Style Blog: November, 2012

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Kennedy Center Honors recipients Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones on Led Zeppelin’s fabled chemistry and unwritten future

Interview outtakes with Led Zeppelin’s three surviving members

By Chris Richards  |  01:32 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 11/30/2012

David Letterman: Outtakes from his Kennedy Center Honors interview

By Dan Zak  |  12:20 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  television, culture

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Beastie Boys call for dismissal of Trouble Funk lawsuit

By Chris Richards  |  04:05 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 11/29/2012

OMG! ‘OMG’ is nearly 100 years old

Popular Internet shorthand found in 1917 correspondence

By Right Hon. Dan Arbuthnot Zak  |  04:04 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 11/29/2012

‘Hunger Games’ author Suzanne Collins to publish picture book in 2013

The author of best-selling trilogy will publish a children’s book next year.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  12:58 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Latest, U.S. Weather | Tags:  books

Posted at 11:03 PM ET, 11/28/2012

‘Soundsuits’ sculptor Nick Cave performs at the U.S. State Department’s Art in Embassies 50th anniversary celebration

State Department’s Art in Embassies program celebrates 50th anniversary with 20 artists, including Cave.

By Winyan Soo Hoo  |  11:03 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nick cave, state department, art in embassies

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Rare Titanic photo to be sold at auction

If morbid memorabilia floats your boat, you could soon own a rare piece of Titanic history.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  05:22 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  photography

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Ally Condie, author of ‘Matched’ trilogy to speak at Bethesda library

Author reads at 5 p.m., Nov. 29, at Bethesda Library

By Neely Tucker  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  books

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 11/27/2012

The Ascot hats of Arena Stage’s ‘My Fair Lady’

By Katherine Boyle  |  02:05 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/26/2012

“Liz & Dick” : A Twitter romance

By Veronica Toney  |  12:23 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Letter from Dwight D. Eisenhower’s son disapproves of proposed memorial design

A letter from Dwight D. Eisenhower’s son suggests proposed memorial design is “too extravagant.”

By Philip Kennicott  |  06:44 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  culture, Art

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Zoe Saladana’s casting in Nina Simone biopic causing controversy

Zoe Saldana is slated to portray the legendary jazz singer, and many Tweeters, bloggers and commenters are not ‘Feeling Good’ about it.

By Veronica Toney  |  03:57 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  film

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Bikini Kill in D.C.: Memories from Kathleen Hanna, Kathi Wilcox, Ian MacKaye, Jenny Toomey and Ian Svenonius

By Chris Richards  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 11/16/2012

‘Anna Karenina’: An insight into Russian culture

The fashion is just one way the film gives audiences a glimpse into Russia’s past and present.

By Veronica Toney  |  09:34 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  film, movies, celebrities, fashion, books, culture

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Gabby Douglas talks about post-Olympic life, where everyone knows her name

The gold medalist came to D.C. with the rest of the Fierce Five on the Kellogg’s Gymnastics Tour of Champions

By Jessica Goldstein  |  03:55 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Reviewing books on a Kindle

After 15 years of weekly reviewing, a book critic tries to read a novel on the Kindle.

By Ron Charles  |  08:11 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  books

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 11/09/2012

How to dress like James Bond

Costume designer Jany Temime makes adopting a secret agent’s sense of style sound relatively easy.

By Cara Kelly  |  01:41 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 11/09/2012

“It’s Thanksgiving” dance song sings praises of mashed potatoes

The song is by the songwriter behind Rebecca Black’s “Friday.”

By Maura Judkis  |  11:06 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Michelle Obama celebrates four more years in a Michael Kors repeat

Michelle Obama celebrates four more years in a Michael Kors repeat.

By Veronica Toney  |  12:16 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Bob Dylan predicts an Obama win: “A landslide”

The music legend made the prediction at a show in Wisconsin.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  music

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Holocaust documents reveal story behind Obama’s tailor

Now, in Washington and 10 other countries, archivists are standing by, ready to fulfill requests to see digital scans of horrifying paperwork.

By Ned Martel  |  11:53 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 11/03/2012

Million Puppet March: ‘EL-MO! We won’t go!’

Million Puppet March brings hundreds of people — and their plush friends — out to rally for public broadcasting funds.

By Maura Judkis  |  06:56 PM ET, 11/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 11/02/2012

New Obama photo inspires last-minute election memes

An AP photographer caught a funny candid of the president, and it’s rapidly spreading as a meme.

By Maura Judkis  |  05:07 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Phillips Collection joins Google Art Project

The museum’s collection, including “Luncheon of the Boating Party,” is now available online.

By Maura Judkis  |  10:57 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 10/31/2012

‘One Night with Janis Joplin’ — a lesson in channeling dead pop stars

Arena Stage production proves holograms aren’t needed for a strong tribute

By Chris Richards  |  10:49 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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