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From Facebook:

Statement on the closure of Eighteenth Street Lounge after 25 Years

Washington, D.C., has been the home of Eighteenth Street Lounge for the past 25 years, and I have had the great fortune to deliver unique nightlife experiences in a city that I love. The well-being of our patrons, and staff has always been a leading priority for the ESL team, and given the current uncertainty of when we can welcome patrons back safely, we have decided to close the space indefinitely. Read More


Dagger of an update from Wolf Trap:

“Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Announces Cancellation of 2020 Summer Performance Seasons at Filene Center, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, and The Barns at Wolf Trap

Today in a public statement, Wolf Trap Foundation’s President and CEO, Arvind Manocha, announced the cancellation of all 2020 summer performances due to the ongoing effects of the coronavirus throughout the Washington DC metro area. “It is with profound sadness that I announce that we are cancelling the Summer 2020 concert season. For the first time in nearly 50 years, the Filene Center and Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap National Park and The Barns at Wolf Trap will not host live performances from May through September. The continued health and well-being of the Wolf Trap community of patrons, artists, and staff are of paramount importance to us. Concern for the welfare of all makes summer gatherings for performances unfeasible.” Read More


From a press release:

The National Philharmonic has just released an emotional new video in support of hospital workers currently fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The video features several National Philharmonic musicians playing multiple parts of Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man” alongside photographs of DC, Maryland and New York City hospital staff working inside COVID-19 units. Read More


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