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Children June 7, 2016 at 2:41 pm

Summer Program @ Gala Theatre (Ages 3-7) Fit Kids Hit the Stage!

Are you looking for a fun-filled summer experience for your little ones?! Check out Fit Kids Hit the Stage @ This adventure-filled camp focuses on arts infusion and nutrition in a fun and interactive way. Geared towards children ages 3-7, our program is conveniently located in Columbia Heights! Sessions 1 & 2 are almost filled and there are about 10 spaces available for Sessions 3 & 4. If you have any questions feel free to email [email protected] for more information!

Children April 22, 2016 at 12:12 pm
Events March 4, 2016 at 10:11 am

YPT’s Giving Voice Award Gala

Hey, PoPville!

Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT) is an arts education nonprofit, that inspires students to realize the power of their own voices. Join us on Saturday, March 12 for YPT’s fourth annual Giving Voice Award Gala, honoring Shakespeare Theatre Company Artistic Director Michael Kahn.

Date: Saturday, March 12
Time: 7pm – 11pm
Location: North Hall at Eastern Market

Enjoy a full open bar and delicious hors d’oeuvres, bid on unique silent auction prizes and dance the night away with music provided by DJ Matt Spangler!

Most importantly, YPT’s gala will once again highlight the inspiring voices of DC students, featuring readings by some of the wonderful young people we serve. All funds raised at the event will help us provide free arts education to thousands of low-income students across the city.

Tickets: $100
For tickets, visit

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Events February 10, 2016 at 6:24 pm

"Memory-scapes" Opening Reception @ DC Arts Center

Artwork by Jung Min Park, Curated by Trudi C. Van Dyke

On view at Adams Morgan’s DC Arts Center:
February 19 – March 20

Opening Reception: Friday, February 19, 7-9 pm

Mixed media fiber artist Jung Min Park successfully translates her life and travels as a self described “city girl” into her work.

Park makes it a point to be in the present as she maneuvers her way through each new city that surrounds her. The exhibition is a stroll through the culmination of experiences imprinted in her memories. Park does not try and deliberately recreate the environment of any particular city but her abstractions offer clues to the locations she internalizes. Focal points draw the eye to a realistic image that pulls the observer from the chaos of the urban abstractions to find order.

The exhibition encompasses large scale fiber canvases the artist manipulates with paint and collage entwined with ephemera. Carefully planned manipulation of the fiber and threads emphasizes the importance of negative space to the artist.

The exhibition also includes a strong selection of small framed collages floating on white backgrounds which capture a moment in time and place. Park affords viewers a sense of immersion via her memory-scapes and provides a platform to juxtapose their own city reflections.

The reception is free! Refreshments will be available for purchase (DCAC is a cash-only venue.)

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Events January 21, 2016 at 3:49 pm

Treat Yourself

Show yourself some love this February by joining the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for this special self-care celebration!

Drop by to make valentines — for yourself or a loved one — and affirmational buttons, as well as toiletries to keep you feeling and looking good all winter.

There will be sweet snacks to indulge in as we craft, and prizes for the first 20 attendees.

Questions? Email [email protected] or [email protected]

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Events October 23, 2015 at 2:35 pm

Washington Project for the Arts presents: Washington Produced Artists

Hey there, PoPville! Here’s an upcoming (free) art event worth checking out:

WPA Celebrates 40 Years of Creativity with Inaugural Exhibit Honoring Washington Produced Artists

The inaugural exhibition in the new space will serve as a proud recognition of local artists who created significant works in conjunction with WPA early in their careers and who have since built esteemed reputations. Washington Produced Artists will feature work by longtime D.C. metro-area resident artists William Christenberry, Jim Sanborn, Joyce J. Scott and Dan Steinhilber, with a mobile public art project created by Workingman Collective, a video installation by Michelle Lisa Herman, and an opening night performance by Maida Withers Dance Construction Company.

Address: 2124 8th St. NW, Washington DC 20001
Date: November 14, 2015
Time: 6–9pm
Event is free & open to the public.

For more information please visit:

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Events May 22, 2015 at 2:13 pm

Our City Festival

Celebrate DC’s culture, people and creativity through film, music and literature at the Our City Festival. Presented by PR and Marketing firm, KRPR, in partnership with the DC Public Library Foundation, the weekend-long event showcases films about DC and hosts live performances featuring Kokayi, Feedel Band, Easy Hand Dance Institute, DJ Sam the Man Burns, Bumper Jackson’s Chris Ousely, Free Minds Book Club, members of the Chuck Brown Band, and many more. Check out the full schedule for more information on tons of free events.

Festival is all day June 5-7.

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Events July 14, 2014 at 4:05 pm

Volunteer with the Capital Fringe Festival! See Fringe shows for free.

The 2014 Capital Fringe Festival is looking for volunteers for this summer’s Festival, which kicked off on July 10th and goes through July 27th!!

The Festival connects local audiences with dynamic, diverse performing arts programming that is affordable and accessible. Our goal is to create space for discussion and collaboration around the performing arts.

The Festival relies on its ~450 volunteers throughout, and as it continues to grow in its 9th season, volunteers are playing an even larger role. Volunteers sustain the Festival, and do a huge job in making it run smoothly.

We love our volunteers, and there are many perks to helping us out. For each shift, volunteers will receive vouchers that can be redeemed for show tickets. All volunteers get Fringe t-shirts, and volunteers that do multiple shifts can choose to exchange their vouchers for a Festival button.

We have two types of volunteer shifts during the Festival:

Baldacchino Tent Volunteers: These volunteers assist with food prep, running food to tables in the tent, and maintaining the areas behind the bar. This job requires a lot of energy and a great attitude! Shifts will start and end at Fort Fringe.

Box Office Volunteers: We have box office volunteers at every single show. These guys sell tickets and buttons at the show venue, provide customer service to all patrons, and maintain ticket-selling packs throughout their shift. Shifts will start and end at Fort Fringe.

If this sounds like fun to you, shoot me an email at [email protected].

You can view available shifts by enrolling in the Volunteer Portal at Enrolling does not mean you have to sign up for anything, but gives you access to the calendar of open volunteer opportunities.

Hope to see you at the Festival!!

General Discussion June 29, 2014 at 8:21 pm

Musical Theater Writing Group?

I’m wondering if anyone knows about a musical theater writing group. I’m casually working on a musical (in my spare time) and am seeking writing partners (specifically a lyricist). While there are screenwriters groups in DC, I haven’t found anything for theater. Thank you

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