The Board of Directors
of the
Atlas Performing Arts Center 
Invite you to  



The Atlas Gala celebrates 17 years of bringing the impact of the arts to H Street and H Street to the world.
Join us on March 2, 2023 for an unforgettable night of live music, theatre, dance, comedy, and performance art featuring performances by pianist and composer Andrew Earle Simpson, Spanish dancers Furia Flamenca, comedian Erick Acuña, performance artist Shanna Lim, and students from the award-winning Atlas City at Peace youth development program. The evening features delicious food and specialty drinks from some of H Street’s finest restaurants including Maketto, Stable, and Chef Ryan Gordon with Granville Moore’s and Queen Vic plus many more.


Thursday, March 2, 2023 | 6 pm

Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002

Festive Attire | Valet Parking


Sponsorships  Tickets


Atlas Gala 2023 – Where Artists Thrive

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres | 6:00 pm
featuring – Andrew Earle Simpson


Program | 7:00 pm
featuring – Furia Flamenca, Erick Acuña, City at Peace


Dinner/Dessert/Dancing/Art/Fun | 8:00 pm

featuring – Shanna Lim
DJ Lemz


Questions and More Information
Molly Goodman



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THRIVE – $20,000

INNOVATE – $5,000



Craig Pascal in memory of Victor Shargai


SHINE – $2,500

Michael Lewis and Linda Singer


RISE – $1,000

Ann Belkov and Jerry Lewis
Michael Abrams and Sandra Stewart
Philip Holmes and Anita Ayerbe





Questions and More Information
Molly Goodman

Gala Host Committee 

Adrian Washington
Brian Edge
Craig Pascal
Donnica Hawes-Saunders
Donna Rattley-Washington
Douglas Yeuell
Henry Fonvielle
Laura Coates
Lisa Terry
Marie Johns
Mario Acosta-Velez
Michael Abrams
Monique Watson
Sandra Stewart
Skye Perryman 

Atlas Board of Directors 

Michael K. Lewis, Chair
Donna Rattley Washington, Vice Chair
Philip Holmes, Secretary
Jane Lang, Founder and Chair Emeritus
Eric Jaffe, Treasurer
Orlando Brooks
Steven H. Brose
Laura Coates
Shari Curtis
Brian Edge
Henry Fonvielle
Donnica Hawes-Saunders
Michael Healy
Brandon Myers
Skye Perryman
Marek Skovajsa
Phyllis D. Thompson
Monique Watson
Douglas E. Yeuell, ex officio 
80 years ago, the Atlas made its grand debut on H Street offering a dynamic new destination for art and entertainment in the nation’s capital. 50 years ago, following the 1968 riots, the Atlas still stood as a monument of hope in a vibrant community, beckoning a renaissance destined in our future. Today, the Atlas celebrates its rich and honorable past as it embraces the promising years ahead – a landmark destination for performing arts and cultural connection.