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The Halftime Report: Week of 4/11

April 11, 2016


Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt premieres on Friday. Here’s what you can do while you wait to binge watch in this week’s Halftime Report.

Album Releases:

PersonA – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – 4/15

Best known for their folksy 2010 hit “Home”, the group comes back for their fourth studio album.

Santana IV – Santana – 4/15

After a forty year hiatus Santana, fronted by famed guitarist Carlos Santana, reassembles for another round of Afro-Cuban inspired rock and jazz. Have a first listen here.

OK – The Fall of Troy- 4/20

Slap on some eyeliner and slam your bedroom door shut. The Fall of Troy is back together with more music that your parents just don’t understand.

Movie Premieres for 4/15:

Barbershop: The Next Cut

Nicki Minaj, Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer star in the fourth installment of the Barbershop film series. Characters old and new team up to take back their neighborhood from gun violence and gangs.

The Jungle Book

The newest in a slew of Disney remakes, The Jungle Book brings back the beloved childrens movie with a star studded cast that includes Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, and Idris Elba. Come for the nostalgia, stay for the dazzling CGI animals.

TV Premieres:  

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (4/15, Netflix)

The Mindy Project (4/12,  Hulu)

Orphan Black (4/14, BBC America)

DC Concerts:

The Joy Formidable – 4/13, 9:30 Club

Harry and the Potters – 4/14, Black Cat

DC Theater:

Shear Madness, The Kennedy Center, Closes 6/12

After the War, Atlas Performing Arts Center, Closes 4/17

Falling Out of Time, Theater J, Closes 4/17


DC Events:

Cherry Blossom Festival: Concerts, Events, and Activities – 3/21 – 4/15


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