Posts Tagged ‘Meeps’

Photos: Olivia Neutron-John @ Meeps

Olivia Neutron-John, LP Release and video premiere at Meeps, Sept. 18th.

ToDo ToDay: Icicle, Chelsea Wolfe, and Yoga at Meeps

Ten years is an eternity in electronic music. That’s why Expansion Broadcast’s decade of mixes is worth celebrating: DJs affiliated with the D.C.-based website, run by Erictronica (Eric Masiello), have steadfastly tracked all the microdevelopments in deep-bass music and collated them into more than 500 podcasts for your edutainment. For its 10th anniversary party, Expansion [...]

The Way We Spiv Now: Ian Svenonius Inaugurates Club Lip-Sync

Ian Svenonius has a new day job. "Impresario at the Club Lip-Sync," he says.
The new gig, which might last exactly one day, has the Chain & the Gang frontman emceeing a lip-sync dance party at Adams Morgan vintage shop Meeps tonight. Svenonius says he's long dreamed of a pantomime party in which bands mouth the words [...]

ToDo ToDay: Hogo Opens! “Holiday Follies”! Glide!

Did the first two weeks of December fly by in a blur of shopping and yuletide schmoozing? Then you may be ready to sit back, relax, and let Signature Theatre’s third annual “Holiday Follies” entertain you. As has become a tradition in Arlington, the casual cabarets, helmed by piano man Gabriel Mangiante, give local musical-theater [...]

Arts Roundup: Angry Puppeteers Edition

A Nov. 3 Million Puppet March is being planned for the National Mall in protest of Mitt Romney's proposed cuts to PBS funding. [Post]
Adams Morgan vintage store Meeps hosts a jazz show this Saturday with Jonah Parzen-Johnson, Anthony Pirog, and Brian Settles. [Capital Bop]
A tour of Capitol Hill costume shop Backstage Inc., which is closing [...]

DCRA Finalizes Rules Exempting Used and Vintage Stores From Secondhand Business License

Good news for the Adams Morgan and 14th Street NW businesses that got a rude visit earlier this year from District regulators—as well as every store in D.C. that sells used or vintage media, furniture, clothing, and other goods: The District's Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs has published its final new regulations simplifying the [...]

Stores Selling Used Furniture, Inexpensive Jewelry Now Exempt From Secondhand Business License

When the District's Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs proposed new licensing rules for shops that sell used goods last month, it was good news for some of the businesses that received a rather aggressive visit from DCRA and MPD earlier in the spring: Stores selling books, magazines, vinyl records, cassette tapes, compact discs, VHS [...]

New Rules Coming Soon for Used Record and Book Stores (But Not Every Shop’s Happy)

The District's Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs will propose several changes to the licensing rules that govern shops selling used goods—which might be welcome news for some of the businesses that DCRA and the Metropolitan Police Department cracked down on in April. Eric Rogers, the agency's acting business licensing administrator, announced the changes today [...]

DCRA Lightens Up on Record, Used Book, and Vintage Shops

The local stores that were busted last week for having the wrong class of business license got some decent-to-good news today: While record stores with some used inventory, used book stores, and vintage and antique shops do have to obtain a secondhand business license—as opposed to the less restrictive general business license—they'll have more than [...]

Why Is the District Busting Record Stores and Vintage Shops?

Should stores that sell records, vintage clothes, and used books be regulated in a manner similar to pawn shops? The District code seems to say so—which is what some small-shop owners found out, rather unpleasantly, earlier this week.
On Wednesday, an inspector from the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs and a detective from the Metropolitan [...]