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February 2017
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Reclamation by Ric Cunningham

February 10 - April 9
Vivid Solutions Gallery, 1231 Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC 20020
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In his first solo show, Ric Cunningham examines rebirth, longing, and loss by combining decades-old materials and photographs with his own imagery and mark-making. Cunningham's pieces show vintage female forms on soft pastel landscapes, juxtaposed against gritty, asymmetrical boards. Reclamation reflects the hope and beauty in second chances and the nostalgia and sorrow that surfaces when revisiting personal history and memories. Opening Reception: February 10, 6 - 9 pm Workshop: April 9, 1 - 5 pm

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$10

A Night Out with Kasaun Wilson

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Poetry show at 6pm! Comedy at 8pm! While earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the historic Howard University (THE MECCA) in Washington, DC, Kasaun Wilson started an acting and stand-up comedy career that is still garnering him national attention today. He won DC Improv’s Funniest College Student competition representing Howard University, has opened up for some of this country’s greatest acts including Grammy Award Winner, Tye Tribbett, Greg Proops (Whose Line is it Anyway?), Gary Owen (Tyler…

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All The Way Live Tuesdays: Wes Felton

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Anacostia Arts Center is thrilled to bring you ALL THE WAY LIVE TUESDAYS! This is a monthly Hip-Hop Series featuring a diverse array of performers and musicians. Kicking off the series is Grammy-nominated artist Wes Felton. Free and open to the public! 2/28 Wes Felton  Wes Felton the D.C. born singer/poet/emcee began his career as a teenager. His career has flourished, providing opportunities to share the stage with the likes of Mos Def, De La Soul, Meshell Ndegeocello and others. His…

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March 2017
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Black Arts Movement: Grassroots Training

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Introducing CBE x The HBC Theater Company, LLC Black Arts Movement: Grassroots Training CollegeBound Entertainment, LLC (CBE) and The HBC Theater Company, LLC (HBC) have partnered to create the Black Arts Movement for Artists in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, primarily Ward 8. The Black Arts Movement is an Artist Grassroots Training; An Art in Activism course focused on training Artists on how yesterday’s Black Arts Movements applies to the Artist Movement today! This course seeks to define the relationship…

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$10 - $15

Contradiction Dance presents: NOW

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - March 11 @ 9:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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NOW A dance about distraction Based on site-specific explorations, NOW explores the questions “How am I present?” and “How am I distracted?” NOW may or may not contain Alternative Facts and should not be taken on an empty stomach. Heavy machinery should not be operated while experiencing NOW. Featuring the choreography of Contradiction Dance company members. Contradiction Dance is the resident dance company at Anacostia Arts Center. NOW is the 6th production to be presented and premiered at Anacostia Arts…

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$10

Haitian Relief Fundraiser

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Due to the recent tragedies in Haiti caused by Hurricane Matthew, this fundraiser was created to raise $5,000 to help rebuild homes and lives. 100% of the proceeds made during this night will go towards these victims.

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$15

WealthNAll Presents: My Brother’s Keeper

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Mixtape Release Concert Featuring Artists Eric Lamont and Big Tom

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$12.50

Parallel Films Presents: NAMOUR

March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Parallel Film Collective is a proud Founding Partner of ARRAY Releasing, an independent film distribution collective started by award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay. We are also the Washington DC area Distributors of ARRAY Films including upcoming dramedy "NAMOUR" by Egyptian-American director Heidi Saman along with film discussion. NAMOUR is a film about why life can feel like it's passing us by. Chronicling the unraveling of Steven Bassem (Saleh), a valet driver for a trendy Los Angeles restaurant caught between his dead-end…

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$20 - $30

Nia Simmons

March 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Join international recording artist, Nia Simmons, for an evening of live R&B/Soul music in our nation's capital! This award winning songbird will share songs from her acclaimed debut album "A Songbird's Journey", as well as pay homage to legendary artists who have significantly influenced her musical style. The outstanding artistry of jazz saxophonist Marcus Mitchell will further enhance the atmosphere for what is sure to be a great night of music.

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All The Way Live Tuesdays: Milk$

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Anacostia Arts Center is thrilled to bring you ALL THE WAY LIVE TUESDAYS! This is a monthly Hip-Hop Series featuring a diverse array of performers and musicians. Free and open to the public! 3/28 Milk$ MILK$ (pronounced Milk Money) is a hip-hop duo based out of Washington D.C. comprised of MC/producer Parabellum Raps and DJ/producer Avervge. The duo released their debut album Zodiac Sines in August 2016 which boasts seven skillfully crafted tracks reminiscent of analog-era production that bridges influences ranging…

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