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and Capitol Hill Community Achievement Award Honoree of 2011.

The Corner Store

900 South Carolina Avenue SE

Washington DC 20003

Tax Exempt ID# 42-1569825 



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June 30th Storytellers Event canceled-resumes July 29th

Friday July 8 at 7 pm

Cajun Dance with The Capitol Hillbillies

The Capitol Hillbillies, DC’s premier street band, host a boisterous Bayou dance party

on the second Friday in July. Songs in Cajun French (with Cajun squeezebox, fiddle, acoustic guitar, standup bass, harmonica, and triangle) power three hours of two-steps and waltzes. Let the Corner Store’s cozy character, hardwood floor, and great acoustics carry you to a 1920s Louisiana house party. Come at 7 pm for a 30-minute dance lesson;

$12 donation at the door.

Friday July 15 at 8 pm

Brazilian Dance with Batida Diferente

Batida Diferente (A Different Beat) is a quartet of veteran

DC-area performers fusing Brazilian and American influences

in a unique blend of jazz and pop. It features originals, jazz classics with original lyrics and text settings, plus re-imagined covers and fresh arrangements from off the beaten track. Unique and danceable numbers to shake off the summertime slows!

$20 donation at the door.

Thursday July 21st @ 21 Gessford Ct SE

21st @ 21 Jazz & Blues Jam from 7 to 11 PM

This monthly off-site jazz and blues jam is always a cool scene with warm

hospitality at David Weiner's 21 Gessford Court, SE.  The evening includes a

hearty meal, although pot-luck contributions are always welcome.

Byob to share. $15 donation at the door.

Saturday July 23 at 8 pm

Concert~ Martin Grosswendt & Susanne Salem-Schatz

Martin and Susanne explore the highways and byways of American traditional and vernacular music with extraordinary skill, grace, and a touch of wry humor. Martin is a multi-instrumentalist, internationally known as an inspirational interpreter of pre-war blues and other southern roots music. His extraordinary instrumental skills are matched by his powerful, soulful vocals. Musical partner Susanne is a remarkable singer adding rock solid rhythm and dynamic interpretations of songs old and new. With a unique vocal chemistry and harmonies that never fail to move listeners, this duo demonstrate

the exponential power of two. Join us! $20 donation

Thursday July 29th at 7 PM

Open Mic Storytellers

This popular monthly series at the Corner Store provides a hospitable

setting to hone your storytelling skills, or simply be entertained and enlightened

by an hour of neighborly revelations, humor and pathos. 

This month's theme is "Change".

The stage is open to the first 10 to sign in at 6:45 day of the event, and you're

cordially invited to tell your true story within the 7 minute timeframe.

$10 Donation at the door / $15 to include refreshments.

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