Results tagged “Black Cat” from Spotlight

The Black Cat hosts Cryfest: The Cure vs. The Smiths, one of its popular DJ-driven battle-of-the-bands dance parties, and this one may actually be a cry fest if you don't like mopey '80s rock. Everyone else can cheer on DJs Steve Ep, DJ Missguided, Killa K and Krasty McNasty as they spin tunes featuring Robert Smith's forlorn croons and whine ... [Read]

Landless Theatre Reprises Its 'Prog-Metal' Frankenstein

By Doug Rule
November 25, 2013 10:19 AM |
After a run over the summer at GALA Theatre, D.C.’s quirky Landless Theatre Company reprises for one night a concert version of Mary Shelley's classic novel as adapted by young British prog-metal composer Richard Campbell. Prog-metal, you say? “Prog-metal is actually a very complex, a very precise, almost classically based metal,” Melssa Baughman, the show’s director, told Metro Weekly for a ... [Read]

Atlas Sound

Posted by Randy Shulman
December 17, 2011 12:00 PM |
Bradley Cox, the queer lead singer of the hipster band Deerhunter, has released his third intriguing album under his solo moniker Atlas Sound. The trippy, haunting Parallax is Cox's most accessible set yet. Tuesday, Dec. 20. Doors at 8 p.m. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. Tickets are $15. Call 202-667-4490 or visit blackcatdc.com. Get Spotlight in your inbox. Join ... [Read]

Every Saturday night, the Black Cat screens an episode from the popular vampire series that aired a decade ago, before bloodsucking creatures were everywhere: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The 14th Street venue offers the screening in its downstairs Backstage space and dubs it "Hellmouth Happy Hour," with drink specials -- and best of all, you only pay for the drinks. ... [Read]

The Black Cat offers a free series this week, with a double-feature cult film and specialty drink special each night. "Drink Away The Shame" kicks it off, with a screening of Showgirls and Troll and $3 "shots of shame," Sunday, Jan. 2. Next is a Kung Fu night, with Drunken Master and $3 Grasshoppers, Monday, Jan. 3. Then it's a ... [Read]

James Brown Death-Mas Holiday Bash

Posted by Randy Shulman
December 23, 2010 7:15 PM |
James Brown died on Christmas Day four years ago, so the Black Cat is throwing a party -- the James Brown Death-Mas Holiday Bash, helmed by DJ Soul Call Paul. "Only time will tell if one day can be big enough for both the birth of Jesus and the death of the Godfather of Soul," the club joshingly boasts. The ... [Read]