Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/28/2007

Nightlife Agenda Pick of the Week

By Fritz Hahn

Many new bars and lounges opened their doors to the public in 2006, but even in a class that included Fly Lounge, the Rock and Roll Hotel and PX, the Palace of Wonders stood out. Perhaps it was the glass cases stuffed with macabre dime-show objects, like five-legged dogs, shrunken heads or the taxidermied remains of a unicorn. Maybe customers' attention was captured by the sword-swallowing bartenders. Or maybe the crowds are really coming out for regular weekend shows that might feature burlesque dancers, human blockheads or wild-west rope tricks. For the next two nights, the Palace is celebrating its first birthday with a diverse collection of fire-eaters, magicians, acrobats, shimmying dancers, tarot-card readers, light-bulb-eaters, sideshow carnies and everything else that will shock, amuse and amaze. (Don't miss Charm City's Trixie Little and the Evil Hate Monkey.) Shows run from 8:30 to 2 a.m. both nights, with intermissions. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door, and you'll want to arrive on the early side to make sure you get a good view of the action.

We have many choices in this week's Nightlife Agenda, from reggae DJs to Nas to an album release party for a bunch of local jazz hotshots. And don't miss our list of parties taking place on July 3, because you really should celebrate that day off of work.

By Fritz Hahn  | June 28, 2007; 11:00 AM ET
Categories:  Bars and Clubs  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: Folk Culture on the Front Lawn
Next: Vantage Points

 
Search Going Out Guide for More Events

By Keyword

No comments have been posted to this entry.

The comments to this entry are closed.

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company