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Atlas Performing Arts Center

Past Events

Many events have been hosted previously at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. HistoryGuide currently has 44 past event listings in its database, shown below.

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Blue Door. Lewis' life is unraveling - he is an African-American math professor who refuses to join the Million Man March. His wife leav… (Performance - Theater) 202-399-7993.
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The Old Settler. Three women. One man. With odds like this, a man better have his wits about him. It's the 1940s and Harlem is in full swing. Sis… (Performance - Show Comedy) 202-529-5763.
Every Thu Gay 101 Movie Series. A summer film series dedicated to showing the best gay cult films such as Mommie Dearest and Valley of the Dolls and cinema grea… (Performance - Movies) 202-399-7993.
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In Search of My Father...Walkin' Talkin' Bill Hawkins. This 90-minute show explores the intimate story of Taylor's life-long search for his absent father, Bill Hawkins, the first blac… (Performance - Theater)
05/10/08 David Sager Jazz Club. A scintillating evening of chamber jazz presented by Grammy nominated trombonist David Sager, featuring vocalist Lena Seikaly an… (Nightlife - Jazz) 202-399-7993.
Hello! My Name Is Jonah. This play strives to complete the original, cathartic purpose of theater: to propel one's audience into thought, from thought to… (Performance - Musical) 202-399-7993.
03/11/09 New Music for a New Age. The Washington Chorus' new series presents the works of award-winning young composer Trevor Weston. Joined by the Congressional… (Performance - Musical) 202-342-6221.
The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy on Capitol Hill Cabaret. The Congressional Chorus celebrates the music of the 1940s, of World War II USO dance halls and America's post-war journey on th… (Performance - Cabaret) 202-399-7993.
06/20/09 Tasiyiwa Mapondera. Lesole's Dance Project presents the 3rd annual Freedom of Expression and Juneteenth / Youth Day Celebration. You're invited and… (Performance - Dance) 202-399-7993.
05/22/10 Uri Caine Trio. Pianist Uri Caine appears with drummer Ben Perowsky and bassist John Hebert, brilliant performers who collaborate often with maj… (Arts - Concerts) 202-232-2794.
06/09/10 Gay 101 Movie Series. A summer film series dedicated to showing the best gay cult films such as Mommie Dearest and Valley of the Dolls and cinema grea… (Performance - Movies) 202-399-7993.
07/23/10 Gaga 4 Gaga Dance Workshop. Wanna go all out 4 Gaga? Join us for a workshop inspired by pop's First Lady, Lady Gaga. Students will learn a medley of choreog… (Educational - Workshop) 202-399-6763.
08/13/10 Faces of Dance with Step Ahead. A show by the teens of Step Ahead featuring jazz, hip hop, modern, West African, and tap. This show wraps up the Step Ahead summ… 202-399-6763.
09/25/10 Symphony Lounge. The Capital City Symphony and film composer Charlie Barnett's band Chaise Lounge, will present a repeat of the sold-out performa… (Arts - Concerts) 202-399-7993.
10/29/10 Thriller on H Street. A night of thrills, chills and dancing under the stars. This pre-Halloween evening begins with a workshop to learn the iconic ch… 202-333-6801.
Rocky Horror Picture Show Meets The Pirates of Penzance. The Washington Savoyards will hold a contest for the best costumes and the winners will join the cast on stage. Come as your fav… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 202-399-7993.
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Mirandy and Brother Wind. Adapted from the book by Patricia C. McKissack, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, adapted by Michael J. Bobbitt, music and lyrics by… (Kids Theater) 202-399-7993.
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Home Performance Series 2011-The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence. Step Afrika! will unveil compelling choreography depicting the Great Migration of African Americans from the Southern United Sta… (Performance - Dance)
03/14/12 Jazz at the Atlas: Andrew Cyrille's 21st Century Big Band Unltd.. Andrew Cyrille, has been called "a consummate modern drummer" by the New York Times. In 1964, he formed an eleven-year associati… (Nightlife - Live Music) 202-399-7993.
04/04/12 Jazz at the Atlas: Darcy James Argue's Secret Society. Darcy James Argue is one of today's most talked-about jazz musicians thanks to his Grammy-nominated debut record, Infernal Machi… (Arts - Concerts) 202-399-7993.
04/05/12 New Music at the Atlas: Janus Trio. Brooklyn based Janus Trio was formed in 2002 with the goal of presenting and creating new repertoire for the trio through commis… (Arts - Concerts) 202-39979..
04/11/12 Jazz at the Atlas: Steve Lehman Trio. Saxophonist and composer Steve Lehman works across a broad spectrum of experimental musical idioms. Lehman's pieces for large or… (Arts - Concerts) 202-399-7993.
05/24/12 Urban Corps: Tour of Duty. A group of friends in 1960s Brooklyn reminisces about the trying times of their past, questioning social, economic, and cultural… (Performance - Dance) 202-399-7993.
01/25/13 Bang on a Can All-Stars Perform at Atlas Center. The All-Stars' program celebrates the core of the Bang on a Can sound with music by Bang on a Can co-founders Michael Gordon, Da… (Arts - Concerts)
Intersections New Art Festival. Inspired by historic DC Black dance artists, Producing Artistic Director/Resident Choreographer Shawn Short presents an evening… (Performance - Dance) 202-540-8338.
THINK: An Evening of Mind Reading and Magic. Throughout the course of the show, Max Major users a combination of magic, mind-reading, psychology, hypnosis, and suggestion to… (Performance - Magic and Illusion)
Max Major's Think Again!. This evening of Mind Reading, Magic and Hypnosis will make you question what we're capable of and keep you in spellbinding bewil… (Performance - Magic and Illusion)
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El Sueno or the Delightful Nightmares of the Ladies. This play is an adaptation based on Tennessee Williams texts from The Glass Menagerie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Something Unspoken… (Performance - Theater)
'Tis the Circus! A Holiday Party on High. As the guests arrive, one couple's living room is transformed as acrobats, aerialists, jugglers and other performers dazzle with… (Performance)
11/30/16 The 9th Annual Magic and Miracles Gala: Opportunity Illuminated, in support of Ready, Willing and Working. This year's event promises to be fabulous, with live music, an open bar, delicious food from top local restaurants, a silent auc… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit)
Shine a Light: A Solstice Circus. In the darkest winter days, one young man discovers that he has the power to bring light and inspire joy in even the most surpri… (Performance)
Enoch Chan Productions Presents DEVIATED THEATRE and Sole Music Collective in Vibe/Beyond. Enoch Chan Productions presents DEVIATED THEATRE and Hillary-Marie's Sole Music Collective in a one-of-a-kind evening of rhythm,… (Performance)
Smoky Mirrors. Aerial and circus artists take audiences on a journey as they explore expectations of gender and sexual identity. Through amazin… (Performance)
09/26/17 Atlas Presents Film: Deej. In this first-of-its-kind collaboration between a veteran filmmaker and a nonspeaking autistic, Robert Rooy and DJ share editori… (Festivals - Film Festival)
Atlas Presents: Furia Flamenca. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Cafe Flamenco. This popular, cabaret style event features traditional flamenco dance and li… (Performance)
10/08/17 Atlas Presents: Akua Allrich. Jazz vocalist and DC-native Akua Allrich returns to the Atlas with a tribute to two powerhouse singers, Nina Simone and Miriam M… (Arts - Concerts)
10/20/17 Atlas Presents: Combo Chimbita. Taking inspiration from a love of traditional Columbian styles, Combo Chimbita has created their eclectic Tropical Futurist soun… (Arts - Concerts)
10/21/17 Atlas Presents Music: Fred Hersch. Composer and pianist Fred Hersch is a highly influential creative force who has been nominated for ten Grammy Awards and has ear… (Arts - Concerts)
10/24/17 Atlas Presents Film: Oil and Water. Oil and Water follows two boys coming of age in the middle of one of the world's worst toxic disasters. Hugo fights for the surv… (Festivals - Film Festival)
10/26/17 Atlas Presents Music: Brad Linde Ensemble - 10th Anniversary Concert. Celebrate ten years of great jazz with the Brad Linde Ensemble. Originally formed as a repertory ensemble, the group expanded it… (Arts - Concerts)
11/03/17 Atlas Presents: Herb Scott Quintet. The Herb Scott Quintet is led and saxophonist, Herb Scott. Herb is a graduate of Michigan State University, where he studied wit… (Arts - Concerts)
11/05/17 Atlas Presents Film: Mind/Game. From the rough-edged courts of New York City and recruited by Coach Pat Summitt for the University of Tennessee's Lady Vols, Cha… (Festivals - Film Festival)
11/18/17 Atlas Presents Music: Cecily Salutes DC. Cecily is a DC vocalist & songwriter whose star is on the rise. She has opened for musical greats including Grammy-Award winning… (Arts - Concerts)
12/18/17 Atlas Presents: A Bohemian Christmas. Celebrate the Holidays in style with Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra. The 17-piece big band will perform featuring jazz classics… (Arts - Concerts)

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