Posts Tagged ‘Ras Restaurant and Lounge’

Arts Roundup: Drop the Bomb on North Bethesda Edition

KenCen puts its organ to work. [Post]
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra extends conductor Marin Alsop's contract. [Post]
Former venue Ras Restaurant & Lounge has been replaced by a new biz. [Popville]
Housewives of Benning Road begins its second season. [YouTube]
Dedicate your life to poetry and work for Split This Rock. [Blog This Rock]
This is what it looked like when [...]

Arts Roundup: Oprah Edition

YOU GET $12 MILLION! -Oprah Winfrey to Smithsonian [Post]
(That's more than James Smithson, and less than David Koch.) [Post]
Anacostia Playhouse update: We've got façade alterations, people. [Washington Business Journal]
U Street outdoor movie series might show some local favorites. [DCist]
Related: Neighborhoods hopelessly addicted to dangerous outdoor-movie buzz. [Washington Business Journal]
Venue and nightspot RAS Restaurant and Lounge, [...]

Bitter Family Feud May Stamp Out Shows at Ras Restaurant & Lounge

In 2010, Elias Zeleke and his cousin Mesfin Gegziabhear opened Ras Restaurant & Lounge, an Ethiopian and Jamaican eatery and bar that seemed poised to fill a crucial niche in upper Petworth: It was a place to grab dinner and a few drinks, and stick around for a hip-hop, reggae, or raucous punk show. The idea from [...]