Posts Tagged ‘9th & Beats’

9th & Beats Venue Changes Its Name and Management

9th & Beats, the venue inside of the Old Dominion Brewhouse on 9th Street NW, has undergone a change in management—and it's got a new name.
The three-month-old space is now just called Beats, and original co-founder Dave Mann is out of the picture. When reached, Mann says his transition out of the venue began a [...]

Arts Roundup: Ken Cen’s Latino Problem Edition

The Kennedy Center forms an advisory panel to address criticisms that it excludes Latinos from the Kennedy Center Honors [AP via WJLA]
ArtPlace deems Adams Morgan one of its Top 12 "ArtPlaces" in the country, selected based on factors like walkability and the number of independent businesses, aka indicators that don't appear to have much to [...]

ToDo ToDay: Trey Songz! 9th & Beats! Nam June Paik Opens!

Like his idol R. Kelly, R&B crooner Trey Songz’ performances are known to unpredictably shift between raunchy seduction numbers, lovely ballads, soul classics, and groove-filled party numbers. While the Virginia-born lothario seems cartoonishly over-the-top on songs such as “I Invented Sex” and “Panty Droppa,” hits like 2009’s “Say Aah” and current smash “Dive In” triumph—despite [...]

Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Founder Dave Mann Opens All-Ages Space, 9th & Beats

Dave Mann, founder of the upstart Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Festival, is trying his hand at running a venue.
Last week Mann announced via Facebook that he and partner Rachel Eisley—"Chief Curator of Art and Accoutrements [sic]"—are planning to launch an all-ages space in an underutilized room in the Old Dominion Brewhouse at 1219 9th St. [...]