Posts Tagged ‘Ora Nwabueze’

CapitalBop Jazz Loft Makes Another Move, or Two

This Sunday, the August edition of CapitalBop's excellent Jazz Loft series takes place at its third venue in a year. Hole in the Sky, the Eckington DIY space better known for its rock shows, hosts the concert featuring alto saxophonist Braxton Cook, bassist Steve Synk and his band pH Balance, and free-jazz ensemble 33 1/3. [...]

Dunes Owner to Open VeraCruz, a Mural-Art Gallery Above Duffy’s

It's an accident, Ora Nwabueze insists, that both of his venues happen to be on top of other establishments. The Dunes, the gallery-cum-show space that the former mergers-and-acquisitions lawyer opened last May, sits above  The Getaway in Columbia Heights. And his new venture—VeraCruz, which opens next month—is right above Duffy's Irish Pub at 2108 Vermont Ave. [...]

Arts Roundup: Steely Dan Edition

White Chick to the Rescue: Having witnessed a mugging, Glittarazzi CEO Kelly Ann Collins tries her costume-bejeweled hand at righteous indignation.
Ring the Alarm: The local paper of record has lost its digital director, Raju Narisetti. Who shall capture the tin crown?
Tongue on Floor: WaPo's David Malitz really, really, really liked Monday's Thurston Moore show at Black Cat.
Dirty Work: [...]

D.C. Jazz Loft Moves to The Dunes in February

This Saturday marks the final musical sendoff for Gold Leaf Studios on I Street NW. But while the art space and DIY venue will soon be vacated, making way for fancy-looking apartments, DC Jazz Loft will live on.
Beginning next month, say organizers (and CapitalBop editors)  Giovanni Russonello and Luke Stewart, the shows will continue in their new location [...]