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Review: ‘Guerrilla Theater Works 3: A New Nation’ by Convergence Theatre

July 12, 2018

The overarching point of the Convergence theater piece is that there isn’t any “they.”  There are individual people, all with names, dreams, hopes, fears, and children of their own. Using four excellent actors – Fabiolla da Silva, Sebastian Leighton, Cristian Camilo Linares, and Karoline Troger – and a skilled production…

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Nubian Hueman wins City Paper Award Best Manifestation of Black Excellence

July 2, 2018

With Nubian Hueman, owner Anika Hobbs has created something of a safe haven, a space in which black people can celebrate Pan-Africanism and the global reach of their blackness, and do the Wakandan salute in peace. Southeast D.C. proved to be the perfect place for Hobbs to showcase the beauty…

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AAC Resident Theatre Factory 449 wins TWO Helen Hayes Awards

July 2, 2018

Anacostia Arts Center is so proud of our resident theatre company Factory 449 on winning TWO awards for Lela & Co! See all the award recipients here.  

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MahoganyBooks featured in Vanity Fair

July 2, 2018

 “Culture and community have always been who we are,” says Ramunda Young, one half of the couple behind the beloved 11-year-old online retailer Mahogany Books, which opened its first brick-and-mortar shop late last year. The bookstore, situated in Washington, D.C.’s Anacostia, is the predominantly black neighborhood’s first in more than…

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Anacostia Arts Center featured on Fox 5’s ZIP TRIP

July 2, 2018

 Anacostia Arts Center was featured on the first ZIP TRIP of the summer! And our partners were featured as well! Watch all the clips here!

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