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May 2017
$10

Poetic Vibes Open Mic featuring 13 of Nazareth

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Honfleur Gallery, 1241 Good Hope Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020 United States
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Every first Friday, join us for Poetic Vibes! 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. So grab your poems, your haikus, your friends, and your good vibes and join us! 13 of Nazareth is a convergence of Hip-Hop culture, old school R&B/Soul music, scientific spirituality and a child-like love…

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$5

Healing Sessions with Queenlin

May 6 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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What is the healing session series? This healing session series will use expressive arts and community building structures to promote emotional, social, cognitive and physical integration of self for individuals dealing with oppression and disenfrachisement related to current events happening in our country. #WeLoveMuslims #WeLoveImmigrants #BlackLivesMatter #FemaleWomenGirlsQueensarewelcomehere #LGBTQwelcomehere What is the purpose? Participants will be able to learn and utilize mindfulness/movement structures for the purpose of self-grounding, tension release, elevated mood, mood stability, learn ways to explore and express feelings,…

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FREE

StoryTime at The Den

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Dr. Courtney Davis reads her children's book A is for Anacostia. Bring the whole family!

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Brown Girls Museum Blog 2 Year Anniversary

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Celebrate the 2 year anniversary of Brown Girls Museum Blog! Come and engage in the social exchange of ideas, while also reflecting on community-building and self-care. And of course, party in style to celebrate the creativity, ingenuity and innovation of you, that is our community. Brown Girls Museums Blog (BGMB) is an online platform and consulting agency, created with the objective to promote the visibility of people of color in museums, and to support emerging professionals in the humanities.

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FREE

Forgetting Is Normal Artist Talk + VJ Dance Party

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Filmmaker and video artist Kylos Brannon will lead a discussion about the technical and conceptual ideas behind his installation Forgetting Is Normal. Following the conversation, he will demonstrate his editing skills live with a dance party in the Black Box Theatre! Kylos will mix videos in real time to compliment the music by a local DJ. Bring your thinking cap AND your dancing shoes! About Kylos Brannon: With over a decade of live performances under his belt, Kylos Brannon has…

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$24.95

Mother’s Day Brunch at Art-drenaline Cafe

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Treat Mom to a very special brunch! $24.94 for Adults, $12.95 for Kids

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FREE

“Selected Works” by Esther Iverem Reception

May 19 @ 7:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Delicately, through mixed media art and quilting, Ms. Iverem is honoring the spirit of those we have lost and calling to action those still present. Truly art as activism. Reception and Meet and Greet inside The Den Reading Room at the Anacostia Arts Center

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$20 - $30

almost Late Night with Tommy Taylor Jr.

May 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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almost Late Night with Tommy Taylor Jr, is a truly unique and interactive comedy show experience! This show will be an immersive night of comedy with live standup comedy, sketch comedy videos, and comedic musical performances w/the Late Night Band, along with other fun surprises.  Presented in part by: The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.This edition of "almost Late Night" features national comedians who have appeared on the award winning Tommy Taylor Show including:  Alex Scott (BET's Comic…

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$12

Cornel West Theory/Thaylobleu &The Out of Water Experience LIVE at The Hut

May 20 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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#DCArtists4Dolo brings you the first of what promises to be many fantastic performances by some of the Washington area's finest performers in all genre of music and performance. The Hut is the after hours venue located in the village known as Anacostia, and is housed in the Anacostia Arts Center. Join us as we present several flavors of music from rock to hip hop, starting with the likes of original Hip Hop powerhouse, Cornel West Theory. Thaylobleu brings a classic rock…

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$10 - $35

pineapple presents: an evening with the expert author Jessica Harris

May 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC , DC 20020 United States
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Join the women of @pineapple_dc for a conversation and book launch celebration with the legendary author, Dr Jessica B Harris! This expert on the foodways of the African Diaspora will spend an evening sharing recipes, wisdom and musings from her latest book My Soul Looks Back. instagram @pineapple_dc #pineappledc #pinefor facebook: Pineapple DC 

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