• NEW 8-Week Dance Workshop in January will Melt Post-Holiday Pounds Off!
    Join Raediant Movement for Dancehall Sweat Tuesdays, Jan 3 – Feb 21, 2017 from 7:30 – 8:30 pm Make this the perfect excuse to get moving, have fun dancing while learning dance moves that you can take to the dance floor! Learn high energy dance moves that are from and influenced by Caribbean music and Dancehall steps, that Increases cardio. Students will learn dance terms, and some moves to use on the dance floor or in your own class, all while working up a good sweat & stretch right after. Dance… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, December 5, 2016By neenajoe
  • Mount Rainier Community Craft Fair Returns to Joe’s for their 22nd Year
    Over 30 vendors from the Gateway Arts District to participate The annual Mount Rainier Community Craft Fair returns to Joe’s Movement Emporium for its 22nd year in operation. Completely volunteer-run, the Craft Fair has continued to grow from its humble beginnings in 1994 in the living room of a local Mount Rainier crafter to fill Joe’s Movement Emporium’s entire black box theater and lobby. It is free to shop the Craft Fair, each vendor will take payment in the form of cash, credit card or check. Food and drink is… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, November 22, 2016By neenajoe
  • Afro House Explores Imagined World Through Sound & Poetry
    During a week-long residency, experimental group creates new work with audience participation Visionary Scott Patterson brings Afro House to Joe’s Movement Emporium’s black box theater for a week-long residency from December 5th – 9th culminating in a 7 pm pay-what-you-wish showcase of their new work, Ebon Kojo: The Last Tribe, on Friday, December 9th. Joe’s is located at 3309 Bunker Hill Road in Mount Rainier, MD. Showcase is pay-what-you-wish, cash only at the door. The residency is part of the NextLOOK series made possible by a partnership between The Clarice… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, November 21, 2016By neenajoe
  • New in 2017: Joe’s Spring Break Camp
    Joe’s Movement Emporium CARNIVAL OF THE ARTS Spring Break Camp April 17 – 21st | For ages 4-13 A world filled with games, art, crafts and fun ideas is waiting for participants to experience creativity from many perspectives during the day.  Spring Break campers will explore a Spirit Week filled with teamwork movement activities, scavenger hunts, games, and the piñata making process.  Every day will have a different theme. Click to download the flyer! We will close out the week with a dynamic and fun Piñata day!  Cost for… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, November 17, 2016By neenajoe
  • Joe’s is Home to Many…
    The Challenge From our humble beginning in a storefront studio in 1995, Joe’s sought to support the community with high quality, affordable programming that serves people of all ages, backgrounds and beliefs.  Since opening a 20,000 sq. ft. warehouse in 2008, Joe’s has increasingly expanded its programming and services to meet the needs of artists and the community in general.  Open 7 days a week, 350 days per year, Joe’s serves more than 70,000 individuals annually.  Joe’s has developed a reputation as an affordable… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, November 4, 2016By neenajoe
  • The Well Water Tour launches in Mount Rainier, MD
    Wellons launches her Well Water Tour in Mount Rainier, MD with a theatrical take on her latest album “Pretty” Singer, songwriter, performer Tamara Wellons launches The Well Water Tour at Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount, Rainier, MD with performances Saturday, November 12th at 8 pm and Sunday, November 13th at 4 pm. The theatrical interpretation of her most recent album, “Pretty”, is directed by Risikat Okedeyi. The performances follow a week-long residency at Joe’s Movement Emporium supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $15 for seniors and $10 for children, available… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, October 6, 2016By neenajoe
  • Three Great Dance Instructors “Floor-raise” for Joe’s
    Digital rendering of Joe’s new hardwood floor. Original photograph by Marketa Ebert. Saturday, October 22nd at 7 pm Smooth & EZ Hand Dance Institute’s Lawrence Bradford, line dance instructor Sharon Lynn Holmes and Salsa instructor Jessica Quiroz join together under Joe’s roof to teach social dance in the name of “floor-raising.” The evening will feature three studios worth of dance lessons followed by a short program in Joe’s blackbox theater, the future location of a brand new hardwood dance floor. Tickets are $25 per person. All proceeds go towards Joe’s 2016-17… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, October 5, 2016By neenajoe
  • Event Announcement: Dance for the Floor
    Join Joe’s Movement Emporium & Smooth & EZ Hand Dance for Dance for the Floor: A Joe’s Movement Emporium Fundraiser on Saturday, October 22nd at 7 pm. The evening will feature three studios worth of Hand Dance, salsa and swing dancing with a “floor-raising” program in the theater featuring Joe’s dancers of all ages. Dance for the Floor is part of Joe’s 2016 – 17 Capital Campaign. The goal of Dance for the Floor is to raise $60,000 to install a new hardwood dance floor in the theater. Tickets are $25 per person… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, September 19, 2016By neenajoe
  • NEW CLASS: Dance with Kendra Marie Moves!
    Let’s Get Moving! Come enjoy street jazz and hip hop classes that’ll have you feeling right! $10/class! You can pay cash, credit and even online! We also offer private lessons! Visit for further information! You can also find us on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. Can’t wait to dance with you! ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, September 8, 2016By neenajoe
  • Ready, Set, Bake!
    Joe’s Movement Emporium is a proud member of the Mount Rainier Business Association (MRBA). So it’s with pleasure and pride we help them announce the MRBA Bake-Off this Mount Rainier Day, October 1st! Weekend Bakers of the Gateway Arts District! Enter your best baked dessert in the Mount Rainier Business Association’s Mount Rainier Day Bake-Off Entries will be judged by a combination of Mount Rainier residents and members of local Mount Rainier businesses Deadline to Register: September 23 Competition Date: October 1 Bake-off will take place on Rhode Island… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2016By neenajoe
  • ZEN BUDO KARATE Starts September 13th at Joe’s
    ZEN BUDO KARATE HOLISTIC MARTIAL ARTS FOR KIDS AND ADULTS At Joe’s Movement Emporium This unique class allows you to attend Karate, right alongside your child! The class is divided into two halves, one for kids and one for adults, and is specially designed for parents with a busy schedule. You don’t need to drop them off, go somewhere else and come back, you can just take the class with them.  Testing Fee is not included in the class it is $10 which pays for physical belt and certificate. Uniforms are not… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2016By neenajoe
  • Joe’s Artists & Programs Spend Day at The Mall at Prince George’s
    September 17th Joe’s Movement Emporium programs take over center court at the Mall Joe’s Movement Emporium’s teaching artists and upcoming performers take the court for a day of demonstrations, mini-lessons & performances, and arts & crafts on Saturday, September 17th from 11 am – 3 pm. The event will take place at the Mall at Prince Georges center court, located at 3500 East-West Hwy, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782. The event is free for all. Please see below for schedule. “We’re excited to give mall shoppers an opportunity to have the… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, August 25, 2016By neenajoe
  • Event Announcement: Tamara Wellons Well-Water Tour Launches in Mount Rainier, MD
    Wellons unpacks the word “pretty” in new album and opens her process up to community Singer, songwriter, performer Tamara Wellons will be in residency at Joe’s Movement Emporium November 7-12, 2016 launching her new tour: “The Well-Water Tour – A Talk, A Show, A Party”. Wellons and her guitarist Zach Cutler host a free Song Writing Workshop November 5 from 2 – 4 pm open to all. Performances of her new album “Pretty” will take place Saturday, November 12th at 8 pm and Sunday, November 13th at 4 pm in… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, August 9, 2016By neenajoe
  • Joe’s Launches Fall Semester Class Schedule with New Pricing
    Clients can expect the same quality yoga classes plus the return of a popular new Karate class Joe’s Movement Emporium, a performing arts center for the community located in Mount Rainier, MD, known for it’s commitment to access for all to arts education and presentation of emerging and mid-career alternative artists, launches their new Fall Semester schedule Tuesday, September 6th. Joe’s Movement Emporium is located in the heart of Mount Rainier, MD at 3309 Bunker Hill Road with an adjacent free parking lot. All of Joe’s classes are open to… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, July 28, 2016By neenajoe
  • Joe’s Theater Tech Program Opens 2016-2017 Enrollment
    The Theater Tech Program (TTP) of Joe’s Movement Emporium is a job-training program in lighting, sound, digital media, photography, storytelling and more that provides skills for creative industries.  TTP has been in existence for eight years. The program serves young Prince Georgians ages 17-22 who are high school seniors, recent high school graduates, or working on their GEDs.  There is a program during the day for out-of-school youth and in the evenings for high school seniors.  TTP serves young people from low-income families who live in Prince George’s County, Maryland.… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, July 27, 2016By neenajoe
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