It appears in the fourteenth episode of the third season. Night Root is an allusion to the rapunzel plant from the fairytale, " Rapunzel ". Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. This article focuses on the first iteration of the plant. Searching for the perfect spot took me quite a while, but I think I finally found it and it all happened by mistake. On Friday 4th of July my sister and I were invited out for a drink by a few Americans. So, we dressed up in some nice long dresses, the way every lady would do when going just for a drink, and left the house. Our idea was to join them for a drink and in about an hour and a half to go back home and get some sleep as we had a long day planned and we were supposed to wake up at 8 a. However, not long after we met with the group in a local bar , someone said we should all go to Biblioteka. A little after midnight we were all at the door of the club located in the back part of the national library, where its name comes from. Sofia has a lot of night clubs, but if you are as picky as I am about the music and a time, which is the coffee area of the whole thing called “Once upon a time. Once Upon a Time Biblioteka. Dance & Night Club in Sofia, Bulgaria. . Once Upon a Time Biblioteka updated their cover photo. February 17 at PM ·.
Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility help. Email or Phone Password Forgotten account? Info and ads.
The ClubHouse May 10, — May 27, Can You Feel It? NW all photos and images c Clubhouse Enterprises. The ClubHouse. It was a success before it even opened. People had been lining up for memberships for months. At its peak, the ClubHouse had more than 4, members.
Uniquely for a dance club, it was a non-profit corporation. The owners dedicated their club to creating something new and special for the community and to providing a space not just for good times but for community organizations and events. Located across from a school in an upper northwest residential neighborhood, the new venue had a public hall license and was organized as a membership club: Sponsored guests had to have their names listed before arrival at the club.
The organizers incorporated in July as ClubHouse Enterprises and spent the following ten months preparing for the opening. Eddy, on one of his many motorcycles rides around the city, identified the site, a divided building with entrances at and Upshur St.
With a loan in hand, organizers replaced the wall dividing the building with a connecting hallway, installed state-of-the-art sound systems and lights, and began interviewing potential members. Demand for memberships was heavy and by opening night, the club had a core membership of However, at The ClubHouse memberships were free. Potential members had to be accepted by the managers, agreed to be responsible for their own behavior and that of their guests, and accepted restrictions on behavior at the club.
ClubHouse memberships became so valuable over the next decade and a half that few people were willing to chance losing a membership. For those without a membership, knowing a member was the key to a night at The ClubHouse. Memberships were specific to a night. Friday night memberships were for predominately straight evenings entitled ZEI: ClubHouse members remember the scene at Upshur St. Most members arrived in the early morning, around 2 am. On more than one occasion the party lasted while snowstorms and blizzards raged outside.
ClubHouse Enterprises: When parties at 14th St. When the upstairs space became available, the Zodiac Den took over the entire building and created a new club, The Third World, in Just Us , the guide to gay DC, noted: Their Sunday entertainers in-clude jazz, blues, rock and gospel singers. There is a one dollar cover charge on Thursdays and Sundays for disco dancing, three dollars on Fridays and Saturdays. Reservations are suggested for Sundays. The ClubHouse commemorated its ancestors, its club lineage, in ads that traced the evolution from the Metropolitan Capitalites to the ClubHouse.
Memberships took on a national, even international, aspect. Creating the ClubHouse Feeling. Quickly a single pair of dancers glides into the spotlight. One breath-taking lift and the woman soars to shoulder level. Arms extended, she appears weightless as she is turned in a degree arc one, twice, three, four times.
T he music was loud, with fantastic bass and treble capabilities, and planned. Opened in the heyday of disco, The Clubhouse transitioned into house music in the 80s, creating a distinctive mix of multi-ethnic sounds. DJs controlled the lighting as well as the music and occasionally cut all the lights off in time to the music bringing the lights back up at a key point in the stream of music.
The lighting system was also upgraded. And for a large quotient of the crowd that came to the ClubHouse, Aundrea succeeded very nicely in that attempt. As to the speakers, their placement was not calibrated electromechanically, but rather by ear, and a very good ear indeed, because the placement of the speakers was such that, if you were the only person in the large dance room of the ClubHouse, if you stood in the middle of that room, the sound system transcended mere auditory experience.
The music seemed to come from inside of you — and I mean your whole body, not just your head — instead of from the speakers.
The continuous stream of music became a Clubhouse feature copied by clubs here and across the country. The Clubhouse sound is once again available to recreate an entire evening at Upshur St. The set can be ordered from CD Baby at http: The Music and the DJs. Posted in Uncategorized.
Please comeback and input as much as you like. I am human and I could always use the intelligent responses from peeps like you! J Larry Nash said this on January 15, at 9: Peter Wharton said this on October 14, at 2: Help me how Mr.
Sorry for the long delay…. J Larry Nash said this on September 28, at You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Deal me in Larry Beats the Streets It's all about that music that's the soundtrack to your life…. Creating the ClubHouse Feeling 4th anniversary photo: Rate this: Share this: Like this: Like Loading Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email required Address never made public.
Nikki Williams. Sam Burns. Archie Lucas. Bruce Forest. New York.