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June 2018

Washington Improv Theatre Classes: Level 1 – Foundations of Improv- TUESDAYS

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - August 7 @ 9:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Free – $285

Improv for all: whether you’re a nonprofit employee, a corporate lawyer, a software engineer or a high school English teacher, you’ve got something to gain from taking Foundations of Improv. Meet people, gain poise, build your confidence and unleash your creativity by learning the fundamental concepts of improvisation. It’s the most fun you’ll have all week. When registering for classes, make sure it fits with your schedule. It’s okay if you miss a class but not more than two. The…

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Washington Improv Theatre Classes: Level 1 – Foundations of Improv- WEDNESDAYS

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - August 8 @ 9:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Free – $285

Improv for all: whether you’re a nonprofit employee, a corporate lawyer, a software engineer or a high school English teacher, you’ve got something to gain from taking Foundations of Improv. Meet people, gain poise, build your confidence and unleash your creativity by learning the fundamental concepts of improvisation. It’s the most fun you’ll have all week. When registering for classes, make sure it fits with your schedule. It’s okay if you miss a class but not more than two. The…

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Guard(en): DC Queer Artist Showcase

June 17 @ 10:00 am - June 24 @ 7:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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FREE

Guard(en): Queer people stand at the gates between constructed world beliefs and timeless cosmic dimensions. The Garden represents the earth and all the properties of it, but throughout time, queer people have expanded the way our societies exist by tapping into our innate relationships to unknown worlds. We are the descendants of those queer ancestors who reshaped the molds of personhood throughout time. This is our art. Guard(en) is part of Halcyon's By The People Art Festival. By The People is…

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Hip Hop Academy Summer Program

June 19 @ 10:00 am - August 18 @ 6:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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$50

Classes Offered: Emcee’ing Breakdancing Graffiti DJ’ing Age range: 12-17 years old Class size: 4-6 participants per class Class span: Tuesdays and Thursdays for two hours (between 10am-6pm) June 19-August 16 with a final performance on August 18 at 7pm. Class fee: $50 refundable fee (to be refunded after the final performance if student is present for 100% of the classes and performance) Program Goals: The goal for the program is to use hip-hop as a means to create career skills…

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JNJ Dance Company Showcase

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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$10 – $20

Come for an afternoon of dance as JNJ Dance Expressions presents the spring company showcase to close out their dance season. The company will present repertoire from the past five years of study and will even feature a piece by a guest choreographer and two student choreographers. Don't miss out on this afternoon of dance. Doors 1pm / Show 1:30pm

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Evening of Readings with Kyle Dargan, Patrice Gaines and Ravi Howard

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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FREE

The Hurston/Wright Foundation and MahoganyBooks Present an Evening of Readings with Kyle Dargan, Patrice Gaines and Ravi Howard. Kyle G. Dargan, author of five collections of poetry, will be reading from Honest Engine,  a finalist for the 2016 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His latest book, Anagnorisis: Poems, will be published this fall. Patrice Gaines will be reading from her best-selling memoir, Laughing in the Dark--from Colored Girl to Woman of Color, a Journey from Prison to Power. She became an author…

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All The Way Live Tuesdays presents Dr. Badlove and the Remedies

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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FREE

Hot off the heels of a hugely successful debut, Anacostia Arts Center proudly presents another FREE musical season of ALL THE WAY LIVE TUESDAYS! With a varied line up of hip-hop, R&B, funk, soul and more, this series exemplifies the vibrant creative economy of DMV talent. Dr. Badlove and the Remedies is a homegrown band from DC. Blending deep funk, hip-hop, dancehall riddims and go-go beats with live vocals, smooth electronic guitar, bass, synthesizer rifts and infectious digital drumming, Dr.…

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July 2018

Tell Your Story DC by GO Speaks

July 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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FREE

TELL YOUR STORY DC:  STORYTELLING FOR FUNDING & PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES This workshop is designed to help professionals and organizations learn how to mine influential stories, and craft compelling narratives that inspire collaboration. Whether pitching for funding or interviewing for jobs, the ability to own and tell one’s unique story makes all the difference. Participants will learn how to: Define your core professional identity for targeted career opportunities Build and leverage your personal brand as an industry leader Craft a winning…

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GTW3: A New Nation

July 6 @ 8:00 pm - July 29 @ 10:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Building on the success of At What Cost?, this third phase of Guerrilla Theatre Works seeks to strengthen community through the presentation of diverse voices. A NEW NATION continues to press the troubling and changing concept of home, both here and abroad.

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All The Way Live Tuesdays presents Prowess the Testament

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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FREE

Hot off the heels of a hugely successful debut, Anacostia Arts Center proudly presents another FREE musical season of ALL THE WAY LIVE TUESDAYS! With a varied line up of hip-hop, R&B, funk, soul and more, this series exemplifies the vibrant creative economy of DMV talent. Prowess was born just a stone’s throw from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the infamous Watergate Hotel. These artistic and diplomatic roots cultivated her natural gifts as a performer, opening for…

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