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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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Tuesday February 21

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

Also at 21 Gessford Court...

Friday February 24 at 6 PM

Join David Weiner & Herb Scott for a party and fundraiser at

21 Gessford Court in support of the Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation to

develop an annual, multi-venue Capitol Hill Jazz Festival and

Conference to be inaugurated this fall.

Please RSVP for a terrific evening of music, food, drink, conversation, and participation in a charter event of great vision.

And do check out the jam on Wednesday nights at Mr. Henry’s (Upstairs) from 8 – 11. You’ll quickly understand why we have dedicated ourselves to this.

Saturday February 25 at 11 AM

Children & Family Open Mic Storytelling

with Vera Oyé Yaa-Anna.

The child's version of our adult Open Mic evenings will feature stories based on

any personal event, told within five minutes. The storyteller may be one child, a group of children, a child with a friend or relative, etc. The point is to have fun while learning to SPEAK in front of a supportive audience, or simply to LISTEN and enjoy.

The $10 Donation at the door for adults includes a healthy snack reception.

No charge for children under 12.  Information and Rsvp here

Saturday February 25 at 8 PM

Langston Hughes Tribute

by Charles Williams

Singing, Poetry & Spoken Word concert with internationally acclaimed

vocalist and actor, Charles Williams.  Mr. Williams is involved in a number

of events honoring this great African-American poet, playwright and social activist, and will be accompanied tonight by the versatile and

talented guitarist, Gary Prince. 

$20 Donation with rsvp

Thursday March 30

Open Mic Storytellers from 7 to 8 PM

March theme: Madness, March or Otherwise

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.

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

Upcoming Storytellers April ,May. June July August

Saturday April 1 at 8 PM

Concert- SmithJackson

SmithJackson is a bluegrass, folk, rock duo from DC.  They have played together at restaurants, parties, barbecues, and watering holes throughout

the DC region for many years.  Steve and Louise originally hail from

Fort Smith, Arkansas and Jackson, Mississippi - hence the name, SmithJackson.  We hope you enjoy their music as much as they do!!

$10 Donation

May 20th & 21st, 2017

Do not miss the 4th Annual


In the hills above Carmel Valley, California

Featuring Joe & Hattie Craven,

Generation Gap, Rose Merrill, Los Vaqueros Hunting Club Traveling Band, Kelly McFarling, Heartstrings, Anne & Pete Sibley, Bluesman

John Maxwell, Martin Grosswendt & Susanne Salem-Schatz,

Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield, The Dave Holodiloff Quintet,

and many others, (TBD...) 

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