Posts Tagged ‘Red Door’

The Gold Leaf Variations: A Longtime DIY Venue Nears Its Swan Song

On Labor Day weekend last September, if you stepped outside of the new Korean restaurant or the swank Japanese kitchen at 5th and K streets NW and gazed across the way, you might have caught a scene that felt slightly out of place in shiny, revitalized Mount Vernon Square. Lanterns emerged from inky, overgrown foliage. Guitar [...]

Gold Leaf Studios Will Shutter in January

The artist studios inside the warehouse at 443 I St. NW have been called a lot of things over the years. One was the Hosiery. Another is Red Door. Collectively, they're most often referred to as Gold Leaf Studios.
Since 1998, artists and musicians have used the beat-up Mount Vernon Square building as a place to [...]

Sunday: D.C. Jazz Loft No. 3, Featuring a New Afro-Jazz Quartet

It's such a great week in D.C. jazz that we already needed an extra-long Jazz Setlist. And even that's not enough to cover it; HR-57 announced last night that it is re-oepning this weekend. And there's one more big showcase to talk about.
CapitalBop has, since premiering in November, become the D.C. jazz scene's best friend. [...]

Just Announced: WWJF Bonus Show at Red Door

Tonight was supposed to be the online Wednesday in March with nothing on the official schedule for the Washington Women in Jazz Festival—Twins Jazz was already booked.
But no! Festival organizer Amy K. Bormet conspired with Giovanni Russonello and Luke Stewart, the jazz advocates behind CapitalBop, to pencil in a special bonus session at their preferred performance [...]

Last-Minute Endorsement: Skeleton$, Buildings, and Mirror Gate at the Red Door

It may look like an ominous (or perfect for Halloween—you decide!) bill at first glance, but the three bands Sockets Records has lined up tonight at the Red Door are a sure-fire way to clear your head before this weekend's clusterfuck.
Skeleton$, whose Bus LP for Sockets is due early next year, blends woozy, deconstructed synth [...]