stephanie | Apr 6, 2012 | 3:10PM | Uncategorized

Where we talk about stuff (happening in and around D.C.) we didn’t write about but is still something you may care to get all riled about and comment on. So, without further ado – today, in other D.C. media sources:

>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a Featured Event >>>>>>>>>>>>
Friday 10/28
The Bentzen Ball Presents: Baron Vaughn @ The Kennedy Center Terrace Gallery
$20.00 / $20.00
Stand-up comedian Baron Vaughan makes his Kennedy Center debut as part of the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival. Vaughn is a series regular on Netflix's Grace and Frankie in the role of Bud. He was also on USA Network's Fairly Legal (2010–2012) and has appeared in the films Black Dynamite, Cloverfield, and The Other Guys (Deleted Scenes). As a comedian, he has performed stand-up on Conan (twice), Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Showtime's SXSW Comedy, and Comedy Central's The Half Hour. He's the self-proclaimed "Master of Festivals," most notably having performed in the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival (Aspen), Just for Laughs Comedy Festival (Montreal), South Beach Comedy Festival (Miami), Moontower Comedy Festival (Austin), SXSW Festival (Austin), San Francisco Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival (Portland), Vancouver Comedy Festival, Accidental Comedy Festival (Cleveland), Chicago Comedy Exposition, JashFesht (Palm Springs), Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival (TN), and Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival (Seattle). Vaughan's recent comedy recording, Blaxistential Crisis, is soon to be released by AST Records. Please Note: This performance is recommended for mature audiences. Performance Timing: 75 minutes, with no intermission.
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  • Easter is upon us and the District is FULL of incredible brunches/chocolates/seasonal cocktails. Have you seen our guide yet? Your weekend is lookin’ mighty tasty…
  • Conversely, here is a list of restaurants perfect for dining out on Passover! (via Washingtonian)
  • CHICKFACTOR is HERE today and tomorrow at Artisphere. In preparation, here is a FANTASTICALLY fun interview with Belle and Sebastian’s Stevie Jackson, who’s headlining the festival tonight. Read/hear his picks on songs for virtually every occasion.
  • Relatedly, read this excellent feature on chickfactor’s influence on the digital age. (via Washington City Paper)
  • The time for delicious Spring/Summer produce is right around the corner; here’s a four-step guide to shopping at farmers markets most effectively. (via Borderstan)
    (Alejandra Owens // Borderstan)
  • D.C. has finally chosen the production company that will make H Street/Benning Road’s street cars, and, more importantly, the latest word on a deadline? The H Street streetcar line will be “beginning in 2013″… whatever that means. (via TBD)
  • And in more Easter spirit, here’s a great slideshow of the White House Easter Egg Roll throughout the (134!!!) years. (via HuffPost DC)