Posts Tagged ‘Bohemian Caverns’

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 [...]

Read ABRA’s Investigative Report on Tap & Parlour/Bohemian Caverns

D.C.'s Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration has released its investigative report of the assault and ABRA violations that allegedly took place at Tap & Parlour and Bohemian Caverns over the weekend. The report comes before this afternoon's hearing that may determine whether the establishment can get its liquor license back.
After the alleged second-degree assault took place [...]

ABC Board Suspends Bohemian Caverns’ Liquor License

In the aftermath of an assault that allegedly took place early Saturday at Tap & Parlour, D.C.'s Alcoholic Beverage Control board has voted 5-0 to summarily suspend its liquor license, which is shared by jazz club Bohemian Caverns.
It's not a permanent revocation of the clubs' liquor license—yet. The ABC board will hold a public hearing [...]

Arts Roundup: Yay, Shakespeare! Edition

Judge rules that Shakespeare Theatre Company's landlord can't boot it from the Lansburgh Theatre [City Paper]
The controversial "Drum Major" inscription on the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial will be removed [AP via WTOP]
Bohemian Caverns can reopen today after being temporarily shut down after an alleged sexual assault in the building's Tap & Parlour bar. [City [...]

Bohemian Caverns Closed Pending Sexual Assault Investigation

When I dropped by Saturday night, the doors to Bohemian Caverns and its ground-floor restaurant, Tap & Parlour, were sealed off by a police cordon. A notice was posted on the Caverns' door that the evening's performance, by saxophonist Tim Warfield, had been canceled. Bohemian Caverns later tweeted that Monday's concert was canceled due to [...]

Arts Roundup: Corcoran Won’t Move Edition

Corcoran Gallery of Art won't leave its historic building on 17th Street NW [City Paper]
Bohemian Caverns temporarily closed after alleged sexual assault [Post]
Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser: The arts is nearing its own fiscal cliff, and orchestras face the biggest risks [Huffington Post D.C.]
Sockets Records, which is shutting down, announces plans for its final showcase [...]

Jazz Setlist, September 15-21: Double Caverns

There are plenty of great options this week; unfortunately they seem to have been stacked up across the same three days. Your humble correspondent has had to make some difficult choices.
Friday, September 16
It was sometime in the mid-'90s when this writer, watching crappy mid-'90s Saturday Night Live, was suddenly intrigued by one of the Saturday [...]

Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra: One Year In

Though the celebrations came last night (complete with cake and champagne), it was actually one year ago today that the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra made its first appearance on the stage of the U Street club whose name it bears. "This group is something special," I wrote at the time. "If the orchestra can maintain [...]

“It’s More Than a Whisper”: A Conversation With Gretchen Parlato

Los Angeles native Gretchen Parlato is among an elite group of musicians who made their breakthrough in Washington, D.C.: She was the winner of the 2004 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition for Vocals. Seven years and three albums later, Parlato is one of the most acclaimed and closely watched singers in jazz, and her star [...]