• Empowering Victims of Street Harassment through the Arts
    Ally Theatre Company in partnership with Joe’s Movement Emporium presents Think Before You Holla, the second production of their inaugural season as part of the 2017 Capital Fringe Festival MOUNT RAINIER, MD June 23, 17—Joe’s Movement Emporium’s resident artist company Ally Theater Company presents the second production of their inaugural season, Think Before You Holla, July 15-23 as part of the 2017 Capital Fringe Festival. Created and directed by Ally Associate Director Taylor Reynolds, Think Before You Holla uses true stories via interviews and social media to examine the… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, June 23, 2017By neenajoe
  • 🎓 Celebrating Joe’s CreativeWorks Graduates 🎓
    Join Joe’s in celebrating the graduation of 30 young people from CreativeWorks – a workforce development program with emphasis in arts-based training Joe’s Movement Emporium honors graduating participants of CreativeWorks this Wednesday, June 7th at 6:30 pm. The graduation ceremony will feature Joe’s CreativeWorks staff, Joe’s Founder and Executive Director, Brooke Kidd, and two special guests: Keynote Address Speaker Victor Kwansa and Guest Performer Patrick Washington. The graduation is free to attend and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served after the event. Joe’s is located at 3309… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, June 5, 2017By neenajoe
  • Erica Rebollar and Friends: 40 and UP!
      Joe’s Movement Emporium, presents a rare opportunity to experience original modern dance choreography by eight nationally and internationally acclaimed choreographers over the age of 40, organized by RebollarDance, on June 16-17, 2017. In 40 and UP!, Erica Rebollar of RebollarDance partners with eight eclectic professional artists over 40 years of age to celebrate the works, wit and wisdom of age. Featuring the best choreographers from the DC/Baltimore area plus critically acclaimed out of town guest artists, 40 and UP! features work exploring everything from entangled lovers in Eurydice by… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, May 24, 2017By neenajoe
  • Memoir Writing – a NEW 5 week class!
    WEDNESDAY | 6:30 PM | JULY 5 – AUGUST 2 | $60 FOR 5 WEEKS THURSDAY | 10 AM | JULY 6 – AUGUST 3 | $60 FOR 5 WEEKS Capture the memories you want to preserve for yourself and your family in this new memoir-writing class at Joe’s. Led by storyteller Cathy Smith, the class will be a safe space for you to share your writing, whether you do it for fun or to publish. Cost:  $60 for five, two-hour sessions Dates: Wednesday mornings starting July 5th – August 2nd or Thursday evenings starting July 6th  –… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, May 23, 2017By neenajoe
  • Joe’s Arts Education Tuition Fund – Why Donate?
      Joe’s has been a friend and partner to many an artist, organization and community member. We want to share in the wealth of the magic that happens here. But that magic only happens because of donors. Donors like you. Joe’s keeps our weekly rates for after care (Club Joe’s) and summer camp (Camp Joe’s) affordable and low to ALL who come to our doors in order to ensure the program feels affordable and accessible to all members of our community. However those fees DO NOT COVER the cost… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, May 22, 2017By neenajoe
  • Meet the artists of 40 and UP!
    Erica Rebollar & Friends in 40 and UP! Erica Rebollar, Director of RebollarDance, will partner with 8 professional artists over 40 years of age to celebrate the works, wit and wisdom of age. With a cast of nationally recognized choreographers from Los Angeles, Colorado, Minnesota, South Carolina, Baltimore, and DC, this evening length shared show, 40 and UP! will highlight diverse themes and genres of dance. Featuring the best choreographers from the DC/Baltimore area plus critically acclaimed out of town guest artists, the work is slated for success. Participating artists joining… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, May 9, 2017By neenajoe
  • UpSpring Studio Presents POP – June 4th
    POP! Sunday June 4th at 4pm In the future, everyone will be famous. In this aerial dance production, UpSpring Aerial Lab uses pop art as inspiration for new work in aerial fabric, aerial sling, dance trapeze, mini lyra, and poi. Featuring work inspired by Andy Warhol, Marisol, Roy Lichtenstein, May Wilson, Claes Oldenburg and more. Tickets $20 adults, $10 children and seniors at Children 2 and under free in an adult’s lap. Concession sales at this event will benefit arts programs at Mount Rainier Elementary School. Proceeds from ticket… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, May 8, 2017By neenajoe
  • Celebrating the art & artists over the age of 40
    With 40+, RebollarDance redefines what it means to be a cutting-edge choreographer in a new collection of experimental work by movement artists over the age of 40. Joe’s Movement Emporium presents RebollarDance this June in a performance that celebrates age and diversity. 40+ features artists and chorographers over the age of 40 in a multi-media, collaborative concert that will challenge audiences preconceived definitions of modern dance. Two shows Saturday, June 17th at 8 pm and Sunday, June 18th at 4 pm will highlight seasoned, respected choreographers and dancers. Tickets are available at Joe’s Movement… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, May 2, 2017By neenajoe
  • Miz Washington is at rest … but Ally will be back at Joe’s Movement Emporium on Thursday May 11th
    On behalf of all of us at Ally Theatre Company, we thank you for your generous support as we kicked off our residency at Joe’s Movement Emporium. From our beautiful grand opening night celebration to our first standing ovation to this Sunday’s packed house and post-show talkback with playwright James Ijames, we are feeling blessed. Your enthusiasm and encouragement mean so much! Miz Washington is now on a mini-hiatus but we’ll be back for 7 final performances on Thursday May 11th. Don’t miss your chance to see our inaugural production.… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, May 1, 2017By neenajoe
  • Whiting Award Winning Playwright James Ijames comes to Mt. Rainier, MD
      Ally Theater Company welcomes the Philadelphia based playwright to participate in a talk-back following their staging of the D.C. premier of The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography   This Sunday, April 30th at 3 pm Philadelphia based playwright James Ijames will see how Ally Theatre Company brings his play The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington to Joe’s Movement Emporium’s black box theater. Ally and Joe’s are thrilled to host the 2017 Whiting Award Winner for the D.C. premier… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, April 26, 2017By neenajoe
  • Welcoming playwright James Ijames to the Joe’s!
    Ally is thrilled to welcome playwright James Ijames to the show! We hope you will join us this Sunday, April 30th, for our 3PM matinee performance followed by a talk back with James and the cast. Don’t miss this unique opportunity for an intimate look inside the playwright’s process. No added cost, tickets available now. The judges have spoken! With a vision “to elevate, illuminate, and give rise to voices that have gone unheard, to peer inside and spend time in spaces unseen,” Ally Theatre is off… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, April 25, 2017By neenajoe
  • Fulbright Fellow Meghan Abadoo explores Gatekeepers May 5th in Mt. Rainier, MD
    NextLOOK Artist, Meghan Abadoo, explores what it takes to be a social gatekeeper On Friday May 5th at 7 pm Joe’s Movement Emporium, in partnership with The Clarice, presents Meghan Abadoo’s newest work, “Gatekeepers/All that you touch, You Change”, as a part of the NextLOOK series. Abadoo plans for an immersive dance-theater experience for audiences within Joe’s walls that explore what it means to be a gatekeeper within various social systems. This will be Abadoo’s first state-side work after her return from an eight month long research period at Noyam… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, April 17, 2017By neenajoe
  • A gentler way to move into wellness at Joe’s
    Whether you’re a proud card-carrying AARP member, eyeing your “golden years” doubtfully, recovering from an injury, or simply looking for a gentler way to move into a wellness way of life, Joe’s has two gentle classes for you. Gentle Yoga Wednesday mornings at 11:30 am with Brooke Kidd and Tai Chi Thursday evenings at 7 pm are wonderful ways to work movement into your weekly wellness routine. Gentle Yoga | Wednesdays at 11:30 am The National Institute of Health (NIH) tells us, “studies have shown that exercise provides many health benefits and… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, April 13, 2017By neenajoe
  • EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Afta Shock DC brings Sensoria to Joe’s this June
    Come, ignite your senses with this two-night, adult only event dedicated to the arts and human connection. Sensoria promises to be an experience you will not forget, including a visual arts gallery and dance performances featuring various styles of urban, cultural, and classical dance. Experience a total visual awakening with blended visual and performance art featuring a live painting by Luther from LW Arts, which an audience member will win!! Presented by Afta Shock DC, Sensoria will highlight the works of several local artists …with a few surprises sprinkled… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, April 13, 2017By neenajoe
  • New classes will get you bikini 👙 ready in no time at Joe’s!
    TWO New Ways to Move at Joe’s! Joe’s staff are putting their 10-class passes to work to get fit and feel fabulous for beach season! WATCH HERE: Infero Pilates at Joe’s from Joe’s Movement Emporium on Vimeo. Looking for new ways to move at Joe’s? We’ve got two BRAND NEW classes with INCREDIBLE instructors who are ready to take you from winter flubber to a summer beach bod! A warm welcome to Ty Powell and Monica Brinn to the Joe’s family. Ty and Monica’s classes will be on the Joe’s… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, April 12, 2017By neenajoe
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