Quality Inn & Suites New York Avenue
1600 New York Ave. N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 832-3200
Fax: (202) 832-1791
The Dougout is a DIY venue on Douglas Street Northeast. Tucked away in a house, it hosts mostly garage, punk and alternative rock concerts. Some of their previous listings are Honah Lee, American Television, No Evils, Lady Bones and Genocide Pact.
This 324-seat Family Theater, located within the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, further expands the opportunities for young people to experience the joys of live theater. Equipped with the finest audio technology, digital video projection and computerized rigging systems, the Family Theater provides for educational entertainment at its finest level. Performances are geared towards a young audience, but still keep parents or guardians enthralled with delight.
The Kellogg Conference Center is located at the Kellogg Conference Hotel in Washington. With the latest facilities and an exquisite environment, this is an ideal place for a business conference or meeting. The auditorium at the Kellogg Conference Center can seat upto 325 people. Apart from the auditorium, there are several other conference rooms and a grand ballroom available as well. With internet access in every conference room and screen projections possible, this is definitely a well-facilitated place for a meeting or event.
Union Arts DC is the brainchild sculptor Mike Abrams who wanted a space for artists. This five-level brick structure features many studios and rehearsal rooms for designers, photographers, painters, musicians and film-makers. This communal arts venue is also a DIY music area and hosts regular concerts. They even hold workshops, exhibitions and lectures related to various art forms.
Although Solar Eclipse offers club membership, you can drop in to enjoy your evening of socializing and dancing, albeit at a small fee. Dance classes are also held here. The club also has dance programs where enthusiasts can learn African form of hand dancing. Not just a place to learn a new dance form, the club makes a good venue for parties and events as well. Call for a complete schedule of events and parties held on a regular basis.
Dance Place DC is a haven for those who wish to express their bodies in the heavenly movements of all things dance. Various workshops for children and adults are set in motion each semester to develop a healthy heaping of coordination, flexibility and style. Dance Place DC also houses four resident dance companies which perform locally and globally. Known as a staple in the Brookland community, this organization benefits all of its participants with a healthy and fun way to culturally connect through movement. - Shamyra N. Edmonds
Looking for some great cocktails, music and party space? Head to the Rock and Roll Hotel - it isn't a place to stay, but a happening nightclub, popular with night crawlers who enjoy good music. Sip on your poison of choice at the spacious bar on the second floor, rent one of the rooms for a private celebration, or take in the live performances by renowned artists and DJs. Their rooftop bar is perfect for taking in the views and discovering new specialty cocktails. Bring a bunch of friends to add to the fun! The nightclub opens at 8p everyday.
New Orleans meets Vampire Diaries, at Little Miss Whiskey's Golden Dollar a trendy, eclectic bar popularly known in the DC after-hours scene. Spread out over two levels, decked out in purple and blue hues, the crowd is young, lively and ready to party till dawn. With regular events and popular DJ’s spinning tracks it’s easy to dance the night away. A less known aspect of the bar is the lovely open-air patio, perfect to mingle with a few drinks and take a break from the crowd downstairs. With an impressive selection of beers, it’s a good place to check out if you’re looking for a unique nightclub to party or a fun, interesting bar to hang-out with friends. They host plenty of events like Karaoke Night, Comedy Nights etc so it’s a good idea to check out what’s on. For details, visit the website.
Be it conventions, circus or inaugural balls, the D.C. Armory is equipped to handle it all. With its state-of-the-art facilities, which includes on-call medical aid, it's no surprise that the place is happening throughout the year. Several horse, home, car, and food shows have also taken place here. So, if you're looking to hold or attend an event, look no further.
Named after Robert F Kennedy, this is out of the most sought-after venues for large-scale functions. The variety of events held at this stadium is just amazing. Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, The Eagles and Elton John have mesmerized fans on these grounds. Major religious groups have also held spellbinding convocations here. Meet other sports enthusiasts or catch all the action live at the Sports Lounge. It also has rooms, which can be booked for private functions. So stop here to catch the latest in football, soccer or baseball action.
Takoma Theatre is a historic building that is being actively conserved by the people. The Takoma Theatre Conservancy's aim is to purchase, renovate and oversee the Takoma Theatre as a community-based cultural arts center. Aim of the Conservancy is to develop the theatre as a center of activity and as a venue for the performing arts programs and a place where people plan to have their personal events and also as a center that supports community celebrations. Forthcoming events like Takoma's famous Fourth of July Parade, declared "Best Fourth of July Parade" by the Washingtonian, gathers a lot of crowd from the surrounding areas. You can visit the website for details related to the conservation.
Located in the main campus of Howard University, the Cramton Auditorium is a 1500 odd seat venue, perfect for watching plays and live performances. The venue was set up to enrich the lives of students and visitors; academically, culturally and socially. The first guest performance at Cramton featured the National Symphony Orchestra. Besides them, a number of other artists have also performed here. Many world leaders and famous celebrities have made it to the Cramton Auditorium to watch a play or concert. Events like Children's Defense Fund National Summit (2007) with Juan Williams, Dr Bill Cosby Show and Lion King Reloaded have been held here.