by August 15, 2012 at 5:00 pm 1,403 0

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]


Camp CTRL is at Dahlak on Thursday, August 16. (Image courtesy of CTRL)

Soak up what’s left of summer with Camp CTRL and a good-old American dance party on Thursday, August 16 at Dahlak (1771 U Street NW).

DJs Jeff Prior, Reza, Pocket Gays and Borderstan’s very own Khelan Bhatia will be spinning the best in electropop, indie dance, remixes and mashups. Make memories in a summer camp-themed photo booth, sip on discounted drinks and enjoy free treats and surprises throughout the evening.

The night of summer fun starts at 9 pm and goes until 2 am. There is no cover charge; all are welcome. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more details.

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by June 22, 2012 at 4:00 pm 1,583 0

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]

I want you to think for a minute about the best phrase ever recited upon entering a U Street nightclub (… and “Hello, gorgeous” does not count).

But how about “No cover?” Yeah, that is music to the ears.

"Dahlak Jazz Jam"

Dahlak is at 1771 U Street NW. (Borderstan)

This Sunday, DC Jazz Jam will host its free weekly session at Dahlak Restaurant (1771 U Street NW), featuring one of DC’s top performing and recording artists, Jeff Antoniuk. On Sunday, June 24, guests are invited to venture to the heart of the city’s historic jazz neighborhood, listen to local jazz musicians and enjoy the Eritrean food and drink at Dahlak.

The session starts at 6:30 pm and goes until 9:30 pm.

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