Posts Tagged ‘DC Star’

Arts Roundup: Echostage Edition

D.C. Star has been leased to Panorama Productions, the electronic-music promotion company that books Glow and runs Panorama plans to call the venue Echostage. [Post]
Talking to Kathleen Akerley about Longacre Lea's new Goldfish Thinking and Eleanor Holdridge about Theater J's production of Body Awareness [Post]
Dreams From My Father and other left-leaning books are, predictably, big in [...]

Why Shy Glizzy Won’t Be at the Fat Trel/Chief Keef Show Tomorrow

D.C.'s Fat Trel and recent Interscope signee Chief Keef are headlining a much-anticipated show tomorrow night at DC Star on Queens Chapel Road NE. And while the venue is expecting  a massive turnout, one local won't be in attendance: rapper Shy Glizzy, who's been banned from the show. "As of [Wednesday] we were expecting over a [...]

This Weekend in Latin Music: Alternatives to Bachata

Dominican bachata has led the Latin-music coverage in the mainstream news lately, but this weekend in the D.C. area, the theme is reggaeton, son, and duranguense.
Puerto Rican reggaeton artist Nengo Flow recently released a 17-song mixtape, Real G 4 Life Part 2. Heavily autotuned over fairly conventional beats, Nengo spits Spanish and Spanglish verses alongside fellow [...]

Tomorrow: Ethiopian Superstar Aster Aweke at DC Star

Ethiopian singing great Aster Aweke is appearing at DC Star tomorrow night. Aweke, who is approximately 50 years old (she might be a year or two older or younger, depending upon which website biography you go by) is performing in support of her 23rd album, Checheho. Often called “Ethiopia’s Aretha Franklin,” Aweke first received acclaim as a [...]

Answered! Gucci Mane at DC Star

Last week, Arts Desk's Joe Warminsky wondered the following about Gucci Mane's Friday performance at DC Star: Would Gucci show up before 2 a.m.? And would he perform for more than 20 minutes?
Click Track's Chris Richards went to the show, and has answers! In short: No. And yes.

Saturday: B.G. @ DC Star

For those of you who don't have nice enough shoes to get into Love but still want to see rapps tomorrow night ex-Cash Money Millionaire and lifelong Hot Boy B.G. will be holding down DC Star along side Backyard, UCB and Reaction. Check out some classic B Gizzle clips after the jump.