The Enterprise Theatre & Jazz Lounge has undergone a long, complicated, contentious, and downright strange saga, most of it related to the venue's location at 2917 Georgia Ave. NW. Long story short: Enterprise owner Charletta "C.J." Lewis sued building owner Michael Ressom over some unpermitted modifications to the property, and things got ugly. The dispute [...]
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Lewis v. Ressom, the federal discrimination lawsuit filed by the Enterprise Theater & Jazz Lounge against its landlord, has been dismissed.
Officially, the reason for dismissal is plaintiff Charletta "C.J." Lewis' failure to file certain relevant documents requested by U.S. District Court Judge Beryl A. Howell. Lewis acknowledges she did not file the documents in question. [...]
One of the first things you notice inside The Enterprise Theater & Jazz Lounge is the glitz. The walls, curtains, furniture, bar, and stage are the sleek ebony shade of a black-box theater. The copper ceiling and trim, however, are painted gold. “That’s for my husband!” says Charletta “C.J.” Lewis, owner of the club, which [...]
It's been a rocky road for The Enterprise. Charletta Lewis, the proprietor of the jazz lounge and theater space on Georgia Avenue NW, hosted the property's soft opening on Sept. 3, with plans for a grand opening in the second week of October. That grand opening came just a bit late—on Oct. 19—but it wasn't [...]
The Enterprise, the new jazz club and theater that's now occupying the old Professional Pharmacy at 2917 Georgia Ave. NW, held its grand opening Tuesday. The new establishment's open house ran from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; a mayoral ribbon cutting was scheduled for noon. At 7 p.m.the performances began: The Pin Points Theater company staged [...]