Comedy Shows in DC: 4 Spots for Entertainment & Inspiration
Despite being the seat of the worlds most powerful government, The District occupies a neither-nor space in the mind of most comedy fansa situation befitting its total lack of representation in the aforementioned federal government. So whats a comedy seeker to do when he or she wants to escape the House of Cards and West Wing fantasies of his or her peers? Believe it or not, there are several reliable sources for comedy shows in DC. You just have to know where to look.
The Complete Guide to NYC's Governors Ball
For music fans, nothing can quite match the experience of a music festival. Some are epicthink Woodstock, Coachella, Bumbershoot, Sasquatch, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and Summerfestand that list doesnt even include the international festivals. New York City has its own incredible event, The Governors Ball Music Festival, which is held on Randalls Island. The first festival in 2011 was only one day, and although the acts werent huge, it drew a large crowd. In 2012 the festival ran for two days
4 Reasons Why Ukulele Is the Perfect Stringed Instrument for Beginners
Stringed instruments can be intimidating, especially to new musicians. Luckily, the ukulele is a small, cheap, and easy gateway into more advanced instruments. Music teacher Andrew C. explains just how simple ukulele for beginners can be...
Music is often described as a universal language, similar to mathematics. Learning any instrument provides you with a lifetime of fulfillment, happiness, and peace. It also bestows the power of universal communication, which is not limited by borders,
3 Tools Every Successful Songwriter Needs
Do you want to write songs, but aren't sure where to start? After you've asked yourself these two questions, it's time to gather your materials and get to work. Read on for advice from Austin, TX teacher Gfire M...
Having started writing songs at age 11, then having studied with well-known songwriting teachers from Boston, LA, and Nashville, I have learned to keep three essential tools on my desk whenever I am developing a lyric. If you do the same, you will be able to add depth
TakeLessons Community Shout Outs Week of 4/21/14
Each week, TakeLessons students and teachers send us their shout outs. Were thankful to be a part of this positive and thriving community, so wed like to share these messages with you. Here's this week's shout out!
Arlys A. in Minneapolis, MN wrote in to tell us about her student Belushey's awesome accomplishments! She wrote, "Belushey has had an exciting week: Her first TV commercial "Baby Stuffies" aired on Sunday 4/13/14, during the MTV music awards, and she reads for a Disney television