Dubstep is the sound of the moment. Didn't you know? The style, a heavy electronic dance style that reverberates with bass and drum lines, originated in South London and has finally made its way stateside with a flourish.
On Tuesday night, U Street Music Hall is introducing you to one of the biggest names in the genre, Caspa, a London-born DJ and producer who has been dropping wobbling bass lines for nearly a decade. Having collaborated with the likes of Rusko (for "FabricLive.37") and remixing for Ludacris, Deadmau5, Kaskade, Swedish House Mafia and Katy B, Caspa has remained a leader throughout the dubstep community, spinning Hard Fest, Lollapalooza and throughout Europe.
The show, sure to be amazingly headache-inducing, will feature Helicopter Showdown, Willy Joy, and Gent & Jawns opening. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show at the 9:30 Club (815 V St. NW) are $30 at 930.com.
NO FUSS DINNER
Chef Robert Wiedmaier's newest restaurant, Wildwood Kitchen, is set to open its doors for the very first time Tuesday evening, and the debut has everyone buzzing. The small neighborhood bistro, located at Wildwood Shopping Center (intersection of Democracy Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda) will be serving up fresh Mediterranean cuisine with absolutely no butter or cream used, just olive oil. Wiedmaier's goal is simplicity, and he achieves this with a simple menu influenced by 23 countries surrounding the Mediterranean. Some of the dishes include pan-seared sea bream, red snapper en papillote and grilled fresh sardines over ratatouille.
What makes Wildwood unique is that it will stand as a low-tech establishment. That's right, no computers, televisions or online reservations -- just pure, old-fashioned dining.
Stop by the restaurant for dinner and see what the buzz is about!
Celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month with a film that showcases the divergent lives of Native Americans today. "A Thousand Roads" threads together four stories, taking us into the life of a stressed-out Mohawk stockbroker in Manhattan; a young Inupiat girl sent to live with her grandmother in Barrow, Alaska; a Navajo gang member who must find his core values in his reservation on the mesas of New Mexico; and a Quechua healer in Peru, attempting to save a sick child.
Tuesday at 7 p.m., BloomBars (3222 11th St. NW) is hosting a screening with free popcorn and refreshments, and a representative from the National Museum of the American Indian will lead a discussion after. The Smithsonian museum (Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW) is also showing the film daily (except Wednesdays) at 3:30 p.m. throughout November.
BloomScreen Indie Film Night is a weekly series of independent and foreign films, accompanied by discussions with filmmakers and other experts.