For decades, dance clubs have been incubators for Washington D.C.’s thriving musical cultures, from Go-Go to Punk to Hip-Hop. But after a local teen was tragically murdered at a local club, D.C. leaders are considering legislation to curb teen access to venues that serve alcohol. We look at the recent controversy over “all-ages” clubs from a cultural perspective.

Guests

  • Kevin "Kato" Hammond Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Take Me Out to the Go-Go Magazine; Member, the Go-Go Coalition
  • Mark Andersen Co-founder, Positive Force D.C.; Co-author "Dance of Days: Two Decades of Punk in the Nation's Capitol" (Akashic); and Director, We Are Family Group
  • DJ Eurok Hip-Hop DJ; community activist

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