Atlas Underground: Not Your Usual Gala

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October 17, 2014 at 7:00 pm

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Thanks for a great party!

See photos from the event here (password: “atlas”), and we’ll look forward to celebrating again next year.

October 17, 2014, 7:00 pm Black tie optional, mask optional.

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, or 202-399-7993 x 109.


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


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

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


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)

Michiko Mitarai Maria and Robert Burka   Print  CORE

HFFOnlyLogo_Blue_PMS282.jpg[1]   Metropolitan Engineering    MRP

Rappaport   TTR Sothebys   Rock Creek Property Group


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

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

Ensemble ($1,000)
Sherry Bellamy & George Bumbray
Dantes Partners
Federal Capital Partners
Holland & Knight, LLP
Jair Lynch Development Partners
Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.
National Capital Bank
Thomas Petty
Savills Studley
Street Sense
Taksey Neff & Associates, LLC
Hon. Phyllis D. Thompson
US Bancorp Community Development Corporation

Extras, $500
Bozzuto Communities (each): 77 H, Elevation Washington Gateway, Flats at Atlas, & Flats 130
Jackie & David Marlin

In kind donations
2Armadillos Snack Co.
AFR Event Furnishings
Atlas Brew Works
Drape Kings
Geppetto Catering
Green Hat Gin
H Street Parking
Minerva Marketing
S. Clark Creative
Select Event Rentals
Showcall USA
Twigz Studios

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