Jan 9, 8:00 PM
Evening Star Cafe, 2000 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, Virginia 22301
Limerick (Ireland) Native Siobhán O’Brien relocated to the DC metro area in May 2016. Within 5 weeks she had secured an opening slot (for Nick Lowe) at the famed Birchmere Music Hall and had been selected as a NERFA Folk -DJ Showcase Artist by DC Radio Icon Mary Cliff. Other career highlights include being invited on stage by Bob Dylan (after an impromptu street audition earlier that day), and performing as a guest vocalist for The Chieftains at Boston Symphony Hall. Siobhán’s solo work incorporates traditions of American song including folk, blues, rock, country and some Irish traditional music. Siobhán is a fourth generation musician and is the niece of Brendan Bowyer (The Royal Showband) as well as the great granddaughter of Albert Bowyer and Olive Westwood of the Bowyer/Westwood opera Company of Blackpool, England.
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Aria Velz is a director, TikToker, and Lesbian Media Enthusiast based in the D.C. area. On November 2nd, she sat down with me to talk about it all, from her latest production at Olney Theatre Center to the things that lead to her little corner on TikTok.
On October 29th, Olney Theatre Center wrapped its run of Prince Gomolvilas’ ‘The Brothers Paranormal.’ The disconcerting, borderline terrifying production was co-directed by Olney’s Senior Associate Artistic Director, Hallie Gordon, and Velz herself. The show was one of the spookiest times I have had in a theatre in quite some time. It was evident that the show was a well researched labor of love.