• Ally Theatre Company Kicks Off its First Season with the D.C. Premiere of James Ijames’ Fevered Look at American History
    When the Mother of America stands trial, will anyone emerge innocent? Ally Theatre Company—D.C.’s newest theatre company dedicated to art that’s designed to engage audiences through acknowledging and confronting systemic oppression in America—kicks off its inaugural season with the regional premiere of James Ijames’ The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington. Christmas Eve, 1800. The Mother of America, Martha Washington, lays on her deathbed at Mount Vernon, surrounded by the slaves who will be freed upon her passing. In a fever dream of terrifying theatricality, Martha and… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, March 28, 2017By neenajoe
  • EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Dancers Source Local Community to Re-Imagine Overlooked Spaces
    NextLOOK Artist, Orange Grove Dance will be exploring the unique spaces within a one-mile radius of Joe’s Movement Emporium. On Friday, April 14th at 7 pm Joe’s Movement Emporium in partnership with Maryland National Capital Park & Planning, Maryland State Arts Council, and The Clarice present Orange Grove Dance as a part of the NextLOOK series. Dance, film and projection will be used to zoom into and magnify the intimate nooks and crevices of seemingly familiar spaces and, in turn, bring those outside spaces inside the walls of Joe’s.… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, March 24, 2017By neenajoe
  • We need your Stories! 1 MILE RADIUS PROJECT
    1 MILE RADIUS PROJECT E X P E R I E N C I N G    S P A C E   D I F F E R E N T L Y ABOUT THE PROJECT NextLOOK Artist, Orange Grove Dance will be exploring the unique spaces within a one-mile radius of Joe’s MovementEmporium. We are interested in how dance, film, and projection can conduct memory mapping of the less noticed, possibly forgotten parts of our seemingly familiar spaces. We want to zoom into and magnify the intimate nooks… ... Read More
    Published on Sunday, March 19, 2017By neenajoe
  • EVENT ANNOUCEMENT: Square Dance Workshop Weekend
    We will be holding our intensive, new dancer weekend class, June 2-4. At the conclusion of the three days, new dancers will have been exposed to the basic and mainstream dance programs of modern western square dance calls. We Dance to All Kinds of Music No Previous Dance Experience Needed No Dance Partner Needed Single Dancers Warmly Welcomed Social Activities Throughout the Year DC Lambda Squares is an LBGT nonprofit inclusive square dance club that does not discriminate, on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, or sexual orientation, all… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, March 13, 2017By neenajoe
  • Orange Grove Dance needs YOUR stories
    Orange Grove Dance returns to Joe’s Movement Emporium with their newest project, 1 MILE RADIUS PROJECT-Experiencing Space Differently which will culminate with a performance piece on Friday, April 14th that will begin at 7 pm at Joe’s Movement Emporium, in Mount Rainier, MD move through the neighborhood, and end at Brentwood Arts Exchange in the Gateway Arts Center in Brentwood, MD.  ABOUT THE PROJECT NextLOOK Artist, Orange Grove Dance will be exploring the unique spaces within a one-mile radius of Joe’s Movement Emporium. We are interested in how dance, film, and… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, March 10, 2017By neenajoe
  • Aerial Yoga for the Average “Joe” at Joe’s
    Find yourself sighing over perfectly instagrammed yoga goddesses folded into a flower wearing nothing by Lycra? SIGH NO MORE. You and your beautiful body can benefit from and experience the magic of aerial yoga right here in Mount Rainier, MD. Join UpSpring Studio’s Kirsty Little Mondays at Joe’s Movement Emporium for an aerial yoga class that is accessible and enjoyable for bodies of all ages and abilities. Little describes her class as a”a combination of aerial fabrics, yoga poses, with a healthy does of humor.” WHAT: Aerial Yoga WHEN: Mondays at… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, March 8, 2017By neenajoe
  • We need art supplies!
    Hey there, Joe’s Family, Friends & Community! We need art supplies! Can you help us out? Bring your donations to the front desk of Joe’s Movement Emporium at 3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier, MD 20712 and keep the projects cranking! Joe’s Supply Wish List • Ball point pens • Black Sharpies • Colored Pencils (Crayola/Rose Art preferred) • Jumbo Crayons (Crayola/Rose Art preferred) • Tracing Paper • Printer Paper • Canvas Board • Canvas Paper • Easels • Cloud Clay • Paint (Acrylic) – Red, Blue, Green, Orange,… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 23, 2017By neenajoe
  • Spring into Aerial at Joe’s – Registration Open!
    Spring Session – Registration Open! Spring 2017 Classes WE NOW OFFER ONLINE REGISTRATION! Register online for private lessons and group classes at Please be sure to read our important information for students prior to signing up. Aerial Foundations – Sundays 2-3pm This class, for students of all levels, covers fundamental aerial skills on a variety of apparatus. Instructors will work with students to break down basic aerial skills into critical components with the goal of improving technique. Topics may include climbing fabric, improving flexibility,… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2017By neenajoe
  • Joe’s Honors Dr. Charlene Dukes, Prince George’s Community College
    Dr. Dukes to Receive Joe’s Impact Award at Annual Gala Event Joe’s Movement Emporium is thrilled to recognize Dr. Charlene Dukes, President, Prince George’s Community College, with the Mighty Joe Impact Award at United We Move: A Joe’s Gala Event on Saturday, March 18th at 7 p.m. The Impact Award is given to an individual or organization that has made a significant impact on Joe’s efforts to achieve program goals and community transformation. Dr. Dukes and Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) have supported the participants in Joe’s Theater Tech Program (TTP) with… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 9, 2017By neenajoe
  • ‘It’s Our Time’ – Soul In Motion Players Inc. Take a Stand as a Cultural Organization of Excellence in Mount Rainier, MD
      Soul In Motion Players Inc. celebrate 33 years this Black History Month with a power-house performance of African drum & dance MOUNT RAINIER, MD February 2, 17—On Saturday, February 25th at 8 pm and Sunday, February 26th at 4 pm Joe’s Movement Emporium resident artist company Soul In Motion Players Inc. celebrate their 33rd anniversary with their annual Black History Month performance in Mount Rainier, MD. This year’s show, ‘It’s Our Time’ features the premiere of ‘Temple Memories’ choreographed by Rosangela Silvestre. Soul In Motion Inc.’s family-friendly show boasts… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 2, 2017By neenajoe
  • Just in time for Valentine’s Day, “Romance on the Silk Road” event at Joe’s
    An intimate evening of ancient and contemporary dances of Love and Desire from cultures of the Silk Road Sunday, February 12th at 7 pm, join Joe’s Movement Emporium in celebrating and fundraising for Silk Road Dance Company, a Joe’s residency artist company, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Dances of desire from Persian, Tajik, Azeri, Uzbek, Uyghur, Georgian, and Arabic cultures set the tone for a romantic evening. Fly away on a magic carpet without ever leaving Maryland! Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Guests… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, January 30, 2017By neenajoe
  • Announcing the Arts Learning Resource Guide 
    Residents and visitors of the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District now have a new handy Arts Learning Resource Guide as a one-stop-shop to County and Gateway Arts District classes, venues, studios and artists. Sponsored by the Joe’s Movement Emporium, Hyattsville Community Development Corporation, M-NCPPC Department of Parks & Recreation, Maryland State Arts Council, and the Prince George’s County Arts & Humanities Council, the guide is available online at (click here) and in print at the following locations: Maryland Milestones, Hyattsville Community Development Corporation, Prince George’s Arts & Humanities Council, Prince George’s African… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, January 24, 2017By neenajoe
  • Inauguration Day in Mount Rainier, MD – What to Do, Where to Be.
    After the election, a group of community members began to meet, searching for ways to strengthen the community to weather any impact by the new administration. Joe’s Movement Emporium was asked by this group to host an event on Inauguration night that would celebrate hope. Thus the Resilience Ball – A celebration of community strength and hope, was born. The volunteer-driven event grew fast. It has become apparent to us as we watch the ticket sales rocket past our expectations that this is a community that needs, loves and supports… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, January 19, 2017By neenajoe
  • Resilience Ball Details – Potluck, Parking & More!
    Joe’s Movement Emporium is honored to host The Resilience Ball: A Community Celebration of Strength and Hope, organized by local community members, this coming Friday, January 20th from 6 – 11 pm. A very large audience is anticipated to attend the Resilience Ball. Together we can make this event low-impact to our neighbors. Here are some details: DRESS: Come as you Art!  Wear whatever makes you feel special, comfortable, and fits the occasion.  It’s not black tie.  POTLUCK: Bring food and beverages to share.  Plates, forks, napkins, etc. will be provided. VOLUNTEERS:  Please consider signing up for a two-hour volunteer… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017By neenajoe
  • CALL FOR ARTISTS: NextLOOK Series seeks Performing Artists with powerful Audience Engagement ideas
    Deadline to apply: Friday, March 3, 2017 Are you a local performing artist who is interested in developing new work? Do you or your company want audience feedback on projects you are designing? Do you value input in your creative process? Apply to be a part of the 2017-2018 NextLOOK series! Download the full RFP to learn more about the NextLOOK series and its proposal requirements and to access the online proposal form. Decisions for the 2017-2018 NextLOOK season will be made in early April 2017. About NextLOOK Established in… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017By neenajoe
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