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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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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. A New Nation is the latest performance piece generated through Convergence Theatre’s Guerrilla Theatre Works model, a synthesis of performance art, poetry, interviews and physical theatre. A New Nation probes responses to the immigration crisis in the US and current perceptions…

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Voices Unbarred Community Performance

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Come see The Return: A Collaborative & Interactive Exploration of Re-entry, a play written by men who are currently incarcerated and performed by returned citizens. Their play explores issues surrounding our prison system, shares personal stories, and brainstorms potential solutions for the future. Voices Unbarred is a prison theatre organization that creates a platform for individuals who are incarcerated to have their voices heard. Along with teaching key re-entry skills, our programming aims to raise awareness and change the prison system as we…

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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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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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August 2018

Wannabe

August 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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J. J. Johnson (James J. Johnson) has been a professional actor in the DC area for over 20 years. He has written his first full-length play which is an exploration of "being" -- wanting to be, trying to be, not being. It is a story of childhood friends growing up in a working-class town etching out their place in the world. Though their trajectories vary, friendships endure through adversity and loss. "Wannabe" explores race, sexuality and religion all through the…

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Kwanzaa in August (KIA) Festival

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - August 5 @ 5:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Commemorating their 10 year anniversary, Liberated Muse Arts Group celebrates with the debut of  Kwanzaa in August (KIA), an arts and empowerment festival focusing on the seven principles of Kwanzaa—unity, self-determination, cooperative economics, collective work & responsibility, purpose, creativity and faith. Live music, theater presentations, comedy stand-up, community mixers, free workshops and a visual arts exhibit are highlights of this three-day festival.

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How to Link Small Businesses with Incubator Services

August 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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$25

We are thrilled to share with you the GWHCC Academy - How to Link Small Businesses with Incubator Services. Incubators play a critical role in the success of companies across a range of industries. They've been pivotal in creating an entrepreneurial culture that helps enable companies. Please join us as we come together with five influential leaders for an engaging workshop and lightning round discussion. Hear from our presenters whho will share with you a variety of resources from funding,…

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As The Beast And Dragon Clash

August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Instead of putting on the complete opera, this is a short feature of some of the opera’s completed highlights. We’re proud of the work we’ve done, proud of the featured highlights coming to the stage this Saturday, and hopeful that you’ll join us both this Saturday and at a later date when the full production premiers. Thanks to everyone for supporting us as we continue on our journey. Please RSVP at https://thebeastanddragonclash.bpt.me The beast and dragons clash is a psychedelic opera, a mythology of…

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Second Sundays Jazz presents the Kent Miller Quartet

August 12 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Anacostia Arts Center, East River Jazz, and MahoganyBooks are thrilled to present and afternoon of Jazz! The event begins at 2:30PM with the editor and contributors of the recently released book, DC Jazz: Stories of Jazz Music in Washington DC, discussing the often overlooked and little known history of DC’s contribution to the growth and impact of jazz. Co-editor, Blair Ruble, will lead several book contributors through a wide ranging conversation touching on DC jazz institutions, the cultural hotbed of Seventh…

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In the Basement with Sydni Marie

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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$30

Enjoy an intimate evening with Sydni Marie as she sings some of her personal favorites, just like she does at home in the basement. Your music experience will include a special guest or two. Sydni Marie’s freshman CD entitled, "Sankofa", is a quality independent soul album, she brings to life her signature style in all of the tracks, from the vibin' "Treat You Right", an instant favorite, to her emotional treatment of "Acoustically Free". Sydni defines authentic! Please visit her…

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