Posts Tagged ‘Patty Boom Boom’

Why Patty Boom Boom is Closing, and Why There’s a Silver Lining

"A lot of folks actually believe that [Patty Boom Boom] is a black-owned business...and I’m like, 'No, it’s not like that.'"

Celebrate Black Pride at the One-Year Anniversary of Patty Boom Boom’s Batti Party

Black Pride weekend kicked off last night, bringing thousands of people to D.C. to celebrate the fortitude of the LGBTQ community through a series of social, educational, and activist events. Anyone still searching for a Sunday night event that'll rock until the wee hours of Memorial Day morning need not look any further than Patty Boom Boom’s Batti [...]

How to Listen to the New Thievery Corporation Album at Eric Hilton’s Bars

Let us stipulate up front that Saudade, the newest full-length by the D.C. production duo Thievery Corporation, is last-call music—an album to half-listen to after your fourth or fifth Vieux Carre as you weigh whether to hail an Uber or push on ’til daylight. Like every record by Eric Hilton and Rob Garza, it’s an [...]

Dance DC Festival Showcases Hip-Hop Past and Present

There’s something funny about the Dance DC Festival, which starts now with some b-boys grooving down on Woodrow Wilson Plaza till 1:30 p.m. The festival, now in its eighth year, has always been about highlighting the variety of dance out there, with a particular focus on folk dance. And it’s very cool that this year, [...]