Atlas Underground: Not Your Usual Gala

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October 17, 2014 at 7:00 pm

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October 17, 2014, 7:00 pm Black tie optional, mask optional. Tickets on sale now!

Join this exciting annual fundraiser for the Atlas–Washington DC’s contemporary, cutting-edge performing arts center. The evening is an exhilarating combination of performances, dining, dancing, and celebrating the finest artistic expression. Party back stage, on-stage, and in other spaces rarely seen by audiences! Individual tickets: $225. Purchase 4 or more tickets for $200 each by calling the box office, 202.399.7993 ext. 2. For information about ATLAS Underground 2014 Sponsorship (pdf) contact Claire Carlin, Director of Development, ccarlin@atlasarts.org or 202-399-7993 x 109.

Entertainment

Alidu An heir of Bizung lineage of Northern Ghana’s talking drum chiefs, Mohammed Alidu delights with Afropop.

Alidu

Bio Ritmo Modern salsa for dancing with African, Latino, and Caribbean rhythms and melodies.

Bio Ritmo

Capital City Symphony Great, approachable orchestral music and creative programs.

Capital City Symphony

Cheick Hamala Diabate Grammy-nominated griot from Mali who rocks the traditional n’goni (the West African plucked lute) with fresh sound.

Cheick Hamala Diabate

Del Exilio “Del Exilio imbues Cuban rhythms and Latin percussion with a.. bilingual mix of rock and funk.” -BILLBOARD Magazine

DODO Orchestra A unique retro-world-jazz ensemble exciting audiences with their vivacious energy and refined repertoire.

DODO Orchestra

Nistha Raj, Christylez Bacon, & Wytold This group of Atlas “All-Star” local artists delights with Indian classical violin, progressive hip hop, and six-string electric cello. Nistha Chris Wytold

Q-Tango                                                                                        
A talented quintet dedicated to the musical tradition of he evocative and expressive tango.

Quintango

Plus performances from Atlas Arts Partners Congressional Chorus and Joy of Motion.

 

Cuisine from celebrated H Street restaurants

Argonaut Chef Teddy Folkman
Granville Moore’s H Street Country Club
Chef/Owner Erik Bruner-Yang, Maketto (opening Fall 2014) and Toki Underground
Chef Kamal Channaka, Smith Commons
The Queen Vic

 

Thank you to Atlas Underground Sponsors!

Choreographer ($10,000)

Ann Belkov & Jerry Lewis   Insight Property Group Logo

 Moriarty & Associates Logo Sprenger Lang Foundation

 

Star ($5,000)

 Maria and Robert Burka   CORE    HFF Securities   Metropolitan Engineering

 Michiko Mitarai   MRP  Rappaport

     Rock Creek Property Group    TTR Sothebys

 

Actor ($2,500)
Associated Insurance Management
Bryn Keith Custom Builders
CohnReznick
Barbara Faculjak & Jim McCarthy
Hartman Design Group
Nixon Peabody
Craig Pascal & Victor Shargai
SK&I

Chorus ($1,250)
AlterUrban
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Amy & Eric Boger
Bozzuto Carr Properties
Continuum Realty, LLC
Edens
Giant
Merna & Joseph Guttentag
Janney Montgomery Scott/Jim Weinstock
PR Collaborative
Rathberger/Goss Associates, P.C.
RD Jones
The Sugar Association
WC Smith

Ensemble ($1,000)
Sherry Bellamy & George Bumbray
Bozzuto Communities: 77 H, Elevation Washington Gateway, Flats at Atlas, & Flats 130
CBRE
Dantes Partners
EagleBank
Federal Capital Partners
Holland & Knight, LLP
Jair Lynch Development Partners
National Capital Bank
Savills Studley
Street Sense
Taksey Neff & Associates, LLC
Hon. Phyllis D. Thompson
US Bancorp Community Development Corporation

In kind donations
AFR Event Furnishings
Atlas Brew Works
Shari Clark
Drape Kings
Geppetto Catering
H Street Parking
Minerva Marketing
Select Event Rentals
Showcall USA
Twigz Studios

For information about ATLAS Underground 2014 Sponsorship (pdf) contact Claire Carlin, Director of Development, ccarlin@atlasarts.org or 202-399-7993 x 109. Purchase individual tickets here.

Deep Stack No-Limit Texas Hold’em Tournament

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November 9 at 11:00 am

Join the Atlas Performing Arts Center and All-In Enterprises for a Deep Stack No-Limit Texas Hold’em Tournament

 
Beat the August heat and discover the Atlas transformed into a one-day poker room. Test your luck, skill, and fortune in this popular Vegas-style poker tournament with big prizes!
 
Prizes $5,000-$10,000
 
Click here to register now!  $180 in advance, $200 at the door.
 
Deep Stack of 20,000 chips to start. On-site registration begins at 11:00 am, tournament begins at 11:30.
 
Tournament Schedule
11:00 am     Registration opens
11:30 am     First hand
1:00 pm       Lunch break (40 mins)
1:40 pm       Registration/buy-in ends
7:30 pm       Estimated final table start
 
Transportation There is plenty of street parking nearby. The Union Station Metro is the closest, a 20 minute walk. Several bus lines service H Street.
 
Tournament Prizes and Payouts Prizes will be given to placing finishers or players involved in a chop deal. The blind levels will be 25-30 minutes long, a slow, deliberate schedule with antes added in the 8th level. Limited to 120 entries. 
 
Your donations are tax deductible donations to the Atlas Performing Arts Center! Partial proceeds benefit the Atlas, home for adventurous ideas, artists, and audiences. Players must be 18 years of age or older.
 
For any tournament questions email Eric Prag of All In Enterprises, eric.prag@allinenterprises.org or call 202-607-3932.