Posts Tagged ‘Bohemian Caverns’

The Jazzies: D.C.’s Best Jazz in 2013

It's been a year of up-and-down swoops for D.C. jazz. But even in its tough spots, our local scene finds occasion to show its best sides. (There was likelier no tougher spot this year than the death of Butch Warren, but the tributes and dedications to him across the city were a thing to behold. [...]

Jazz Setlist, November 21-27: Save the Caves!

Thursday, Nov. 21
As I've noted, the older (pre-bebop) styles of jazz have a very small toehold in D.C. and even more diminutive press coverage. The former, those of us who write about jazz can't do much with; the latter, we can and should. Especially when the practitioners of those styles have the sheer vitality of [...]

Arts Roundup: Welcome Back, Caverns Edition

Bohemian Caverns will reopen this week. [Arts Desk]
Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser plans to retire early, move his DeVos Institute to University of Maryland. [Arts Desk]
The Office of Planning wants to bring art, design to office lobbies. [East City Art]
President Obama loves to belt it out. [WJLA]
Ne-Yo was here. [Post]
Look: Photos of GEMS at U [...]

Bohemian Caverns and Tap & Parlour to Reopen This Week

Six weeks after being forced to close when a car rammed into its building on 11th Street NW, Bohemian Caverns and its associated restaurant, Tap & Parlour, will reopen this week.
"There've been a lot of delays" in getting repairs completed, says co-owner and booker Omrao Brown—many of the delays unavoidable, because of the specialized nature [...]

After Car Crash, Bohemian Caverns Closed Until Further Notice

Last week, as first reported by Prince of Petworth, a car crashed into Bohemian Caverns, the legendary jazz club at 11th and U streets NW. It was around midnight on October 8-9 when the vehicle broke through the building's north wall (facing a parking lot) and into the venue's ground-floor kitchen. DC Firefighters Local 36 [...]

Arts Roundup: Brutalism Edition

Theater J cancels its plans to host a full run of controversial Israeli play The Admission. [Post]
The brutalist church on 16th and I streets NW to be replaced by typical blah office building. So what's better: ugly or boring? [Housing Complex]
Butch Warren will be remembered at a Westminster Church jam session. [Post]
I.M.P. actually uses Lincoln Theatre. [...]

Arts Roundup: Art Designed by a Congressional Committee Edition

A report from Tuesday's congressional hearing on the Eisenhower Memorial quotes Rep. Rush D. Holt (D-N.J.): "...the only thing that’s worse than art designed by a committee is art designed by a congressional committee." [Post]
Peak cherry-tree bloom date pushed back to early April. [WTOP]
Why you should check out Monday nights at Bohemian Caverns. [Post]
Andrew Noz [...]

Uniquely Standard: Akua Allrich on Musical Heroines, the D.C. Jazz Scene, and Her New Album

Howard grad and D.C. native Akua Allrich has had a busy few years. In 2010, the soulful vocalist released her debut album, A Peace of Mine, and has been performing regularly since then. She's about to release her second album, a collection of classic jazz standards recorded at Bohemian Caverns and THEARC, and will celebrate it [...]

The Jazzies: D.C.’s Best Jazz in 2012

Last year's Jazzies were created on a whim, searching for a way to sum up the year in D.C. jazz; to our surprise, it went viral within the local community, giving Washington City Paper little choice but to turn the cute one-off into an annual tradition. Thus, without further ado, here are the winners of [...]

Bohemian Caverns’ Suspension May Be Lifted Today

Tap & Parlour and Bohemian Caverns' ABC Board hearing yesterday ended to the satisfaction of all parties: The U Street NW club is due to get its liquor license back, assuming it meets several conditions agreed upon by venue owner Omrao Brown and the board. If the terms of the agreement are quickly met, the Caverns could [...]

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