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Artist Opportunities #369
Tire Swing by Art League instructor Andy Yoder On Tuesdays, we gather a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area and beyond. Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here. Exhibit proposals: Richmond Deadline: June 1. artspace (Richmond, VA) is accepting exhibit proposals for solo, joint, and group exhibits for the first half of 2018. VA juried exhibit Deadline: June 1. Bower Center for the Arts (Bedford, VA) announces a call to artists for a juried art… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, May 2, 2017By The Art League
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
“Living and Sustaining a Creative Life”: Free Talk, May 7
Part of The Art League Visiting Artist Series The Art League is honored to host Sharon Louden for a lively and in-depth conversation about her book, The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life — a collection of essays by 40 visual artists. This ground-breaking book describes how artists extend their practices outside of their studios. Their first-hand stories show how artists add to creative economies through their out-of-the-box thinking while also contributing to the well-being of others. Although there is a misconception that artists… ... Read More
Published on Friday, April 28, 2017By The Art League
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
American Watercolorists at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Last week I went to Philly to see the exhibit “American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent.” I learned that until the late 19th century, watercolors didn’t rate as a medium of serious artists. It pretty much sums it up to say that watercolors were thought to be a medium used predominately by women. But that all started to change in 1867, after the brand-new American Watercolor Society of America sponsored an exhibition in New York City. The first-of-its-kind show drew big crowds and big sales, and watercolor as a… ... Read More
Published on Sunday, April 23, 2017By wisemarian
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
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