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April 2019

Unplug: A Vision Board Activity

April 7 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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$25 – $35

Social media plays a key role in how we communicate with friends, get information, and share opinions. But some information can negatively affect our vulnerabilities. PnG Events offers you a chance to unplug from the Internet and create a vision board in a guided, therapeutic activity. Need some inspiration? Shop the As Seen on IG Pop Up Shop with local vendors and exhibitors.

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Ain’t I A Woman?

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An installation performance that explores Black Diaspora Womanhood. A talkback will follow the show. Sunday, April 21st, 4pm Tickets: $10 Curated by: Marjuan Canady Music by: Sheldon Thwaites Light Design and Stage Manager: Faruq Bey Performed by: Chelsea Harrison Karen Lawrence Marjuan Canady Produced by: Sepia Works and Canady Foundation for the Arts

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All The Way Live Tuesdays: Featuring Clifford Cartel & Friends

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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. Our April 30th session is featuring Clifford Cartel. Clifford Cartel is one of those aritsts that will affect the world from now until forver. This multi-talented artist has been compared to the likes of James Brown, Kendrick Lamar, and Lupe Fiasco. Though comparisons are understood, we over here at Yuck Fou Ordinary know better. You…

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May 2019

Storytelling 101 at Anacostia Arts Center

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - May 30 @ 10:00 pm

This class runs from Thursday May 2 through May 30 from 7-10pm and is for residents of Wards 7 and 8 ONLY. A $100 deposit to register, which is fully refundable upon completion of the course. Story District's Storytelling 101 is an intensive five-week course that will take you step-by-step through the process of how to identify and talk about meaningful narrative events in your life in a way that is entertaining and inspiring to the audience. These stories are…

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Poetic Vibes Open Mic 2nd Anniversary

May 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$20 – $50

Poetic Vibes is an artistic environment for creatives and lovers of poetry and spoken word. Inspiration, cultivation, and representation of our individual life experiences and challenges draw us together to wade in a watering hole of kinetic synergy. #PoeticVibesDC Poetic Vibes is created and hosted by Harvey Fitz in conjunction with The Anacostia Arts Center. It takes place every first Friday of each month. Our May 3rd session will be our 2nd anniversary.celebration. and we will be featuring both singer/songwriter Durand Bernarr…

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Tarot V

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - May 26 @ 10:00 pm
$7 – $21

An actor, a dancer, a podcaster, a historian, a rapper, a yoga instructor, a vaudevillian and a zookeeper walk into a ritualistic variety show--it's not a joke, it's Tarot V. A group of eclectic artists create variety show acts, each inspired by the Tarot mythos. Each act is interactive, performed for and with one adventurous (consenting) audience member. What happens next is entirely honest and never happens the same way twice. Featuring Mediums Gwen Grastorf, David S Kessler, Rachel Menyuk,…

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Real Live Tuesday’s Jam with Dior Ashley Brown & dAb Band

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An open jam and live showcase featuring artists, live band and live DJs! Dior Ashley Brown is a multifaceted EMCEE, a Hip-Hop Polymath. (Washington Post) She is a D.C. area-native.  The Band is a live soul-filled, combustion of Hip Hop, Funk, Soul, Jazz, and Go-Go, and are often compared to The Roots.  

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“Deep Conversation” Chat & Chew #TheMarathonContinues

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Leaders come together to share their light on social issues, racism, gun violence ,and community involvement. #TheMarathonContinues Come meet Nana Malaya Rucker "The Dancing Diplomat" and mother of Lamman Rucker, Greenleaf Star And Mobile Chef McClam of New Jersey will showcase his love for cooking.

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June 2019

Silence is Violence: Mothering While Black

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - June 9 @ 9:00 pm

A reprisal of YPT's powerful show from Fall 2018: Silence is Violence: Mothering While Black: A Choreopoem Derived from Original Writing and Oral Storytelling by the Summer 2018 Residents of Sasha Bruce Youthwork’s Olaiya’s Cradle Program Join us for an exploration of Black womanhood, motherhood and coming of age from the true stories of five phenomenal young women. Featuring Dior Ashley Brown, Zipporah Brown, Ayesis Clay, Kenya D. Morris and Chinna Palmer.  About Mothering While Black: October 2018, Silence is Violence centered the voices…

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Second Sunday’s Jazz Vinyl Records Listening Event

June 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hosted by Earl Jackson, here's an opportunity for jazz vinyl record collectors to share selections from their collections with other collectors and jazz lovers who don't collect vinyl records. If you're interested in collecting vinyl records I suggest you come meet Earl Jackson who'll provide you with suggestions for purchasing equipment or sources of collectible vinyl as well. You'll gonna enjoy this gathering.................Come Listen!!  

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