by Borderstan.com April 11, 2013 at 10:30 am 0

"Galactica"

Galactica performing at the Black Fox Lounge. (Luis Gomez Photos)

Do you want to have a good time sipping on a cocktail and listening to a great local performer? Then head to the Black Fox Lounge (1723 Connecticut Avenue) and help Galactica kick off her second season of Happy Hour Fun.

Friday, April 12, the  Black Fox Lounge will be host to the Special Agent Galactica.  This Friday will feature Heather Nadolny, Christopher Harris, Alan Gendreau and Elizabeth Hallacy accompanied by LaTiDo pianist, Zack Ford. Do not miss this season of fun and good music every second and fourth Friday of the month. Shows are at 6 pm to 9 pm, no cover charge.

Jeffrey Johnson, Galactica’s alter ego has said: “She is a very elusive person and our relationship is on a need-to-know basis. I manage her performance details and bookings and that’s all I’m really allowed to know.

“I do know that she works for a privately funded/run securities organization referred to as ‘The Agency,’ and that she has been involved in many top secret, yet highly publicized, missions,” said Johson. (See Borderstan People: Special Agent Galactica.)

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by Borderstan.com September 4, 2012 at 8:00 am 0

"Galactica"

Galactica’s is adding a new show at MOVA. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Luis Gomez. Catch his photos at One Photograph A Day. Follow him on Twitter @LuisGomezPhotos.

Don’t miss the new Special Agent Galactica show at MOVA Lounge, 2204 14th Street NW, tonight. Galactica also sings at the Black Fox Lounge with a group of local jazz instrumentalists every second and fourth Friday of the month.

Galactica has been a staple of the neighborhood for some times. Borderstan recently interviewed the Special Agent to learn a bit more about her life in the neighborhood.

The monthly show, Galactica’s Ye Olde Rock’n Roll Show, runs 8 to 10 pm. It will feature some of the hits of the genre from the past 40 years, including songs by P!nk, Carrie Underwood, Led Zeppellin, Elvis, The Eurythmics, Pat Benatar, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Sheryl Crow, No Doubt, and The Rolling Stones.

Jeffrey Johnson, Galactica’s alter ego has said:  “She is a very elusive person and our relationship is on a need-to-know basis. I manage her performance details and bookings and that’s all I’m really allowed to know. I do know that she works for a privately funded/run securities organization referred to as “The Agency,” and that she has been involved in many top secret, yet highly publicized, missions.”

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by Borderstan.com March 8, 2010 at 5:00 am 0

Galactica has performances at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. this Thursday, March 11, at ACKC Cocoa Bar. (ganymedearts.org)

Looking for theater and live performances in the area this week? Here are three right in DupontLoganU Street area… walkable from home in the neighborhood.

Already running at 14th and S NW. Check out the Washington Improv Theater at 1835 14th Street NW (performances at the Source Theatre). Washington Improv is currently running “FIST: The Tournament of the Fighting Improv Smackdown Tournament.” From Improv: “In FIST… 132 improvisers on 44 teams fight for your laughs and votes in the quest to be crowned champion of this single-elimination battle. Starting on March 4th, groups such as itsokaytotouch_75, Menorah Sailboat and Sophie’s Random Selection will have 12 minutes each to take your suggestion and crack you up harder than the competition with their fully improvised show. If you’ve seen improv before, prepare to be impressed, if you haven’t, this is the place to start.” FIST opened Thursday night and runs through April 11. Tickets are $10 with show times online.

Starting Wednesday at 16th and Q NW. At Theater J at the DC Jewish Community Center (1529 16th Street NW), see “ANDY WARHOL: GOOD FOR THE JEWS?” It opens Wednesday night the 10th. About the shows, from Theatre J: “DC favorite Josh Kornbluth considers the pop-art enigma who was commissioned to paint ten Jewish notables like Einstein, Gershwin, and Golda. In wrestling with Warhol’s motives and style, Kornbluth uncovers his religious identity and the spiritual dimensions of Warhol’s art. The production is running in conjunction with Andy Warhol’s ‘Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century: In Retrospect’ at the Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery at the Washington DCJCC.” Tickets are half-priced if you are 35 or under.

Thursday at 14th and Q NW. Agent Galactica performs again at ACKC Cocoa Bar, this Thursday, March 11 in “Galactica and the Chocolate Factory.” There are two shows, at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

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