“Happenings”

“When people just go out and explore what’s happening in D.C., they get exposed to more [things].” ~Rob Stokes This week aims to be filled with plenty of opportunities for music and libations. 1. December 4 – LiveNation presents Wiki & Nappy Nappa  New York rapper, Wiki, embarks on a three-show sprint across the East coast, starting at Songbyrd Music House tonight.  Be prepared to hear tracks off of his debut album No Mountains in Manhattan, a modern take on the city’s boom bap, hustle trademark. Wiki is joined by Nappy Nappa whose reach has recently been far greater than his D.C. roots.  …

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PUNK ASS BLACK FRIDAY

Hyperconsumerism ( hyper–consumerism ) or hyperconsumption ( hyper–consumption ) refers to the consumption of goods for non-functional purposes and the associated significant pressure to consume those goods exerted by the modern, capitalist society, as those goods shape one’s identity. The adjective definition of punk is ‘’ in poor or bad condition ‘’. The noun definition of punk is ‘’ a worthless person ‘’ Do you feel worthless when you aren’t rewarded with the things that capitalist society presents to you? Is the food on your plate healthy ? Is your body and or mind  in poor or bad condition? Why …

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Join Us! Nappy Nappa & Friends on Blood Feast, Recorded

You saw the promotion for days, and you still didn’t watch it. It’s okay, we have you covered. Nappy Nappa put on for the District of Columbia in a recent visit to Atlanta, Ga. where he appeared on Adult Swim’s Blood Feast Livestream.  Think Glenn O’brien’s TV Party, or our very own Art House Live but with the financial backing of Cartoon Network.  It was raucous of a set.  He and the Lads including Sir E.U, Marty Heem Cherry, and Auto repped the city through and through, making sure to shout out damn near every artist within District lines. But you can …

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Humanoid Magazine Launch Party

Join the pop culture evolution this Saturday at Uptown Art House, as Humanoid Magazine celebrates its launch into the tangible environment.  Debuting its print magazine (“Vol. 0”) and private clothing collection “A Human Mannequin,” Humanoid has coordinated live painting with resident Art House artist Maps Glover, a selfie station, and a fashion show for the evening’s festivities. Founded by Nijel Eugene and Kelvin Streety, Humanoid strives to keep its readers updated with current and future fashion trends through sartorial Instagram posts, while also curating its own style repurposing and creating vintage clothing collections.  With fashion culture in mind, a fashion-forward, futuristic, or modern …

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The first installment of “ArtHouse Live” is today at 8PM et – Special Guest raygunonics (UPDATED)

“ArtHouse live” is the newest installment to the Uptown Arthouse weekly lineup. Inspired by the late 1970’s hit TV Party , Arthouse Live gives you a glimpse into the world of local artist , musicians , performers and activist . every Thursday at 8pm we will be streaming live from instagram/facebook. Todays episode will be hosted by Maps Glover aka Mapsy the G, Marc Bryant aka DJ BR8KFAST BURRITO and the lovely BlastFemme. Special Guess – raygunonics https://www.facebook.com/UptownArtHouse/ https://www.instagram.com/uptownartsdc/  

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August 26, 2017 – Jake Meginsky, Ancestral Duo, machell.andre, Twin Jude Live at The Uptown Art House

The show kicked off with performance by Machell Andre, followed by Twin Jude, Ancestral Duo and ended with vibrations by Jake Meginsky. Machell Andre Twin Jude Ancestral Duo Jake Meginsky   Music Jake Meginsky! Heavy Abstraction from Western Massachusetts https://soundcloud.com/jmeginsky Ancestral Duo! Our very own Luke Stewart and Baltimore’s Jamal Moore travel sonically through past present and future! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOtJaqIirPU Twin Jude! heartfelt healing sounds from DC. get hip to this! https://twinjude.bandcamp.com/ machell.andre!!! New New Sincerity. https://soundcloud.com/qodesh-label plus 303 interludes with Discipline 99! Pull the smoke tool out! https://soundcloud.com/discipline99

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The Aquatic Jam

Jamal Gray (The Aquatic Gardener ), one of the co-founders and curator of The Uptown Art house will be Celebrating his new year. The festivities kick off at 9pm. BYOE (Bring your own everyything) Sounds by DJ St.Clair Castro & DJ LeDroit   “It would be presumptuous to think that only our vision of art should be welcome in this space.” – The Aquatic Gardener

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