Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Link roundup

The Hill is Home's Jen DeMayo has the details of the new HD movie screen that was recently installed at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. The Opera and Ballet in Cinema Series debuts tomorrow evening at 7pm with Verdi’s La Traviata performed by Milan’s legendary Teatro alla Scala with a repeat performance Saturday at 2pm. The offerings will change weekly with one performance of each show every Wednesday night and a follow-up matinee that weekend.

The Washington Post and WeLoveDC both sing praises for Some Girl(s), which is being performed at the H Street Playhouse (1365 H St) Thursday through Sunday each of the next two weekends.

DCMud noted that the owner of 1381 H Street is seeking permission to raze the building on that property. The owner told them that he wants a new mixed-use building, which would likely composed of ground floor retail with office space above, but acknowledged that he lacked development plans at this time and had been hit with the vacant property tax rate in recent years.

Councilmember Tommy Wells announced that his re-election campaign to represent Ward 6 on the City Council will launch on March 26 at the Eastern Market North Hall.

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