Bessie’s Blues – MetroStage

Jordan Wright January 29, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

TC Carson, Lori Williams, Stephawn Stephens, Roz White, Djob Lyons, Nia Harris, LC Harden Jr., Bernardine Mitchell – Photo credit Chris Banks

“I heard it said the Blues was the Truth.” And Bessie Smith had an intravenous line along the Truth Trail and […]

One Night With Janis – Rocks Out at Arena Stage

Jordan Wright June 24, 2013 Special to Alexandria Times, DC Metro Theater Arts

It’s 2013 at Arena Stage or is it? The house is exploding and a tripped out light show has begun. Eight slim-hipped long-haired musicians – a three-man horn section, a crack drummer, bluesy keyboardist […]