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August 2018

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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FREE

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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FREE

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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My Sister’s Voice- a domestic violence awareness event

August 19 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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$45 – $50

Event includes panel discussions, a one-woman play about Harriet Tubman, vendors, and musical presentations.

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All The Way Live Tuesdays presents Aztec Sun

August 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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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.  

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September 2018

Second Sundays Jazz presents Things I Like About Monk

September 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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FREE

Anacostia Arts Center and East River Jazz present Pianist Bill Washburn pays tribute to Thelonious Monk.

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Hip Hop Theatre Festival presents: Tubman

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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A one-woman show, presents the story of Harriet Tubman reimagined as a young woman growing up in Harlem through a theatrical lens. What would happen if a young woman like Harriet became a leader in this new world? Would her struggle be the same? Would she know her power? TIMES: 10:00AM & 1:00PM | VENUE: Anacostia Arts Center | Free: Limited tickets will be available to the general public on Sept 6th

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Hip Hop Theatre Festival presents MY BARZ HEAL SCARS: THE WOMBPRINT TO HEALING THE GIRL WITHIN

September 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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FREE

My BARZ Heal Scars: The WombPrint to Healing the Girl Within uses hip-hop to bring rhythm to healing. Princess Best explores healing through a lyrical journey in search of the answer to the question: “When you have a girl who is A) disconnected from her identity, B) disconnected from her body; physically, mentally, and spiritually, C) disconnected from other women and girls, what kind of woman can we expect her to grow to be?” The Divine Feminine Equation will unfold…

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