Sleep Inn is getting even better. This hotel, as part of a nationwide refresh of the Sleep Inn brand, has incorporated stylish design features and amenities to create a unique atmosphere that will help you have a restful stay. Experience 'better' for yourself at this Sleep Inn hotel.
Famed for her lyrical storytelling, strong sense of Latin rhythms and beautiful clear-toned voice, Afro-Peruvian singer Susana Baca shares the music of her vibrant tradition on stage at the historic Howard Theatre. Baca first broke through in '95, when David Byrne included "Maria Lando," her beautiful ballad of Third World oppression, on his "The Soul of Black Peru" compilation. She's been recording and touring the world ever since, with her latest disc, "Afrodiaspora", celebrating the African cultural presence in the Americas.
The Atlanta Hawks are a professional basketball team and a member of the National Basketball Association. They compete in the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference. The franchise was originally created in 1946 as the Buffalo Bisons. The team was renamed the Tri-Cities Blackhawks and became one of the NBA's original 17 teams when the league was created in 1949. The Blackhawks relocated to Milwaukee in 1951 and became known as the Hawks. After four seasons in Milwaukee, the Hawks moved to St. Louis, where they stayed for 13 seasons. Finally, in 1968 the team moved to Atlanta, where they have been ever since.
St. Lucia is a one-man music project based out of Brooklyn who first attracted attention after posting his song "All Eyes On You" on his blog. The name St. Lucia is a reference to the Caribbean Island of the same name, which describes the euphoric rush of escape found in St. Lucia's music. His self-titled debut EP, released in 2011, chronicles his journey from South Africa to the UK to New York in an uplifting wistfulness that was inspired by old family photos and his childhood in an exotic environment. St. Lucia recorded his album in an home-studio and oversaw almost every detail of the recording, delivering a emotionally charged brand of indie pop.
National Museum of Crime & PunishmentNovember 25, 2014 6:00 PM
575 7th Street Northwest
Washington , DC 20004
Explore the technology and science behind solving crimes -- and behind the stories created by the various hit forensic TV series -- with the interactive exhibits at the National Museum of Crime & Punishment's cool "CSI Experience". The exhibits also include a crime scene lab and the filming studios for "America's Most Wanted", a simulated FBI shooting range, a virtual high-speed police chase, John Dillinger's getaway car and hundreds more artifacts and hands-on activities. Set aside two to three hours for this one-of-a-kind museum, which offers the chance to discover some of the true heroes of law enforcement, while venturing into the dark side of the criminal mind.
Chris Duarte is an American blues guitarist, singer and songwriter from San Antonio, Texas who rose to fame in the 90s after being named by the readers of Guitar Player Magazine as the "Best New Talent" of 1995. He was also listed 4th in the magazine's poll for "Best Blues Guitarist" behind Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy and B.B. King. These resounding proclamations of Duarte's talent quickly placed him amongst the ranks of blues-rock legends, making any of his live performances a "must-see" for blues lovers everywhere.
International Spy MuseumNovember 25, 2014 10:00 AM
800 F Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20004
From real-life spy gadgets to the stories behind the coolest secret agents in movies, the International Spy Museum is the first and only public museum in the United States dedicated solely to the world of espionage. Upon arrival, you'll be given a secret identity, which you'll use to test your spy skills throughout the experience. Then, you'll explore a series of themed rooms, where you'll hear historic tales, examine artifacts and participate in activities. Get ready for exhibits like "Spies Among Us", which focuses on WWII-era German and Russian spy rings, and "Exquisitely Evil", a tribute to the villains of cinema's most famous spy -- James Bond. "Exquisitely Evil" features more than 100 film artifacts from both old and new Bond movies, plus interactive exhibits that allow you to take over the controls of a villain's lair, brave the depths of a virtual shark tank, play spy vs. spy with other visitors, disarm a missile before time runs out and more.