Essay 2: Mapping Commonplaces

The Warner Theatre is one of the most important historical locations in the DMV area due to its timeless essence and the role it has played in the entertainment industry. Moreover, the theatre has gone through three renovations, experienced different political climates, and seen the population of D.C. change. The theatre opened in the 1920’s, […]

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Built Environment Project

For my college writing class this semester, I chose to research the Warner Theatre and become essentially an expert on it’s history. I picked the Warner Theatre due to it’s diversity in performances and prime location. I’ve read countless articles, books, and even had the opportunity to talk to some people who work there about […]

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EXTRA STUFF: Lamar jacking Mars loop (related to Commonplace #14)

https://edspace.american.edu/em1798a/2017/04/21/commonplace-14-dna-by-kendrick-lamar/ https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/the-beat-for-kendricks-loyalty-is-one-of-the-best-of-the-year-and-this-video-breakdown-shows-why About a week ago, I wrote a commonplace on Kendrick Lamar’s song “LOYALTY.” ft. Rihanna. In this certain commonplace, I discussed how Kendrick sampled from the same beat in Bruno Mars song “24k Magic.” A few days ago, VICE released an article discussing how Kendrick stole the loop from his billboard 100 hit […]

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Annotated Bibliography 9 & 10

Cengage, Gale.“D.C.’s Downtown Lights up with Warner Theatre’s Revival.” The Free Library, The Free Library , www.thefreelibrary.com/D.C.’s+downtown+lights+up+with+Warner+Theatre’s+revival.-a012839535. Joining the conversation on the reopening of the Warner Theatre, Gale Cengage’s article discusses the historical theatre’s renovations. In particular, Cengage pointed out the $220 million dollar remodel that took 6 years to execute. Moreover, on opening night […]

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