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Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson
Explore Michael Jackson's life and his music, as well as the events since his death on June 25 at the age of 50.
Explore Michael Jackson's life and his music, as well as the events since his death on June 25 at the age of 50. « Show less

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  • Dario Robleto's 'Setlists For a Setting Sun' is like a religious shrine for scientists

    Dario Robleto's 'Setlists For a Setting Sun' is like a religious shrine for scientists
    There’s a good chance we’re not alone in the universe. We, the citizens of Earth, have yet to knowingly communicate with extraterrestrial lifeforms, unless our cats or David Bowie are keeping something from us, as we suspect they might be. But we have tried, on many occasions, to project our planetary identity into the unfathomable vastness that surrounds us. In 1977, Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan selected images and audio recordings to be shot into space via the “Golden Record” aboard the Voyager 1 and 2 probes. The contents of the record, which continues to float through the cosmos, are intended to express the essence of life on Earth to anyone or thing that will listen. Even if attempts like this are totally in vain, and there is no one on the other end who is listening or even exists, defining ourselves to the universe is an essential of understanding our own nature.
  • The Questions Don't Matter, The Answer is Blowfly

    The Questions Don't Matter, The Answer is Blowfly
    It doesn’t matter what Blowfly’s given name is—you can go look it up on the internet. It doesn’t matter if he has had a so-called “legitimate” career in music, writing and producing hit songs and getting hosed by life...

    Unstitched, Modern Girls, Clockbreaker, Joy on Fire, and more

    WEDNESDAY: Patriarchy-smashing Pennsylvania punk band Unstitched plays the Sidebar with Citadel and Endless Bummer. Lock up your dads: Paul Simon and Sting bring their co-headlining tour to the Strathmore in Bethesda. THURSDAY: Wrongfest kicks off at...

    Super City, Mammoth Indigo, Flack, DJ Bohfunk, and more

    WEDNESDAY: New local indie-folk band Super City opens for New York's Ken South Rock at Club K. Cosby Sweater plays the 8x10, while Electric Grandmother, a Washington band also named after '80s TV kitsch (the 1982 TV movie), performs at the Sidebar with...

    A Really Open Mic

    "Open mic" is a longtime catch-all used for showcasing unsigned and amateur musicians of all stripes, from earnest singer-songwriters to cocky rappers, and at the Brass Monkey Saloon this week, both were in abundance. The two distinct crowds got along...