2016 – 2018 Hamiltonian Fellows An...

Hamiltonian introduces the 2016 Hamiltonian Fellows.

Pyramid Atlantic Executive Director Jose...

After serving as executive director of Pyramid Atlantic for a...

CulturalDC and Hamiltonian Artists Annou...

CulturalDC and Hamiltonian Artists announce brand new live-work spaces for...

2016 Trawick Prize Finalists Announced

The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District and the Bethesda Urban...

CulturalDC Sells Flashpoint Location

On June 22, 2016, CulturalDC announced that it sold its...

Torpedo Factory Art Center partners with...

For the month of June, the Torpedo Factory Art Center...

39 New Large-scale Installations by Mont...

On June 16, 2016, partners Strathmore, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit...

Opportunity to Fund DC Mural Book

Perry Frank began documenting DC’s murals in 1996 with the...

Montgomery County Officials Approve Hist...

Montgomery County’s investment in the region’s nonprofit arts and humanities...

Lisa Marie Thalhammer Unveils “Wom...

On Thursday, June 16th, from 5-8pm, Lisa Marie Thalhammer will...

Two Smithsonian Pastel Workshops
Weekend before last, I attended two all-day workshops–Pastel Portraits and The Still-Life in Pastel–sponsored by Smithsonian Associates at the Dillon Ripley Center.  Both were taught by Gary Shankman, head of the Fine Arts Department at Sage College of Albany. At both workshops, he began with a short instructional lecture, showed slides of both student and masterworks to illustrate approaches and techniques, and gave a very brief demonstration. Then we spent the remainder of the day working on a single pastel as he circled the room with individual advice… ... Read More
Published on Friday, July 8, 2016By Fran Tomlinson
Take A Juror’s Tour of the “Not A Box” Installations
This guest post was written by Alex Paik, an installation artist and the juror for “Not a Box.” I enjoyed looking through the submissions and was happy to see that many artists were trying new things in their studio practice for this exhibition. The work that stood out to me often involved interesting uses of material as well as an awareness of how the work could interact in the physical space of the gallery. The work that was selected often felt like it had a story to tell through the… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, July 7, 2016By The Art League
Event Annoucement: J.A.M. SE7EN – A Dance Spectacular Musical Revue
J.A.M. the Revue, returns to Joe’s Movement Emporium come Fall for another razzle dazzle production sure to have all ages dancing in their seats! The metropolitan area’s exciting song and dance revue is back in Mount Rainier, MD with an ALL NEW production. Why return? Choreographer Jeremy A. McShan tells us he just couldn’t wait to get back in Joe’s; “The space was amazing, staff was amazing!” This year McShan will present his newest iteration of his fabulous dance spectacular revue: J.A.M. SE7EN.  The show starts its journey by paying tribute to… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, July 6, 2016By neenajoe
Try NEW Dancehall Class for FREE! Limited Time Only
What do Beyoncé, Rihanna and M.I.A. all have in common? Their videos feature the Dancehall Dance! Learn some new moves, sweat off some calories and have a blast all in one great evening class!  NEW at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Dance Hall Fusion with Raediant Movement brings Caribbean Street dance to the studios. Coupling popular songs with dance moves as varied as African dance, hip-hop, house, Zouk, Salsa and Jamaican Folklore, this class is all about encouraging your confidence and creative expression and having a blast. This class is usually $15 to… ... Read More
Published on Friday, July 1, 2016By neenajoe
Event Announcement: Joe’s Chipotle Fundraiser
Joe’s is thrilled to partner with Chipotle on Baltimore Ave in Hyattsville, MD for our 3rd annual Cause an Effect Chipotle night! Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Joe’s Movement Emporium. Come in to the Chipotle Mexican Grill at 5501 Baltimore Avenue Suite 101 in Hyattsville on Tuesday, July 19th between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Bring in this flyer: https://joesmovement.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/flyer.pdf Show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, June 30, 2016By neenajoe
S.T.E.A.M, Social Justice, and the Environment
What did Art Works Now do at the Chelsea School? Photography by Juliana Molina Art Works Now facilitated the creation of three murals with students from Chelsea School and Parkdale High School. This project invited youth to develop and create public art with support from professional teaching artists. The project combined Common Core Standards, goals of the Whole Child Initiative, Best Practices in Art Education, and elements of Action Research to create a high quality art making experience with lasting results in the community.How did we bring together students from… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, June 28, 2016By Nehemiah Dixon III
Victorious, D.C. Women of the Gridiron Arrives in Mount Rainier, MD for a Final Fundraiser
        MOUNT RAINIER, MD June 22— FrontRider Media LLC in partnership with Joe’s Movement Emporium announces the launch of a final fundraising campaign for the feature-length documentary Victorious (formerly Women With Balls). A special screening of Robert´s previous film, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, will be followed by a discussion with members of the D.C. Divas will be held on Monday, July 18 at 7pm at Joe’s Movement Emporium located at 3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier, MD. Admission is by donation. A work in progress, 20-minute sample… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, June 22, 2016By neenajoe
Joe’s Movement Emporium Receives $28,000 Job Readiness Grant to Fund Theater Tech Program (TTP)
Joe’s Movement Emporium of Mount Rainier, MD has received a $28,000 Job Readiness Grant from Many Hands Foundation to fund the expansion of our Theater Tech Program (TTP) to serve additional students during the school year and pilot a summer institute that incorporates robotics training into the existing curriculum of technical theater and digital media. Photo by Slingshot Video Formed in 2007, TTP provides critical support to under-resourced teens and young adults ages 17-21 in Prince George’s County by helping them secure employment and prepare for higher education with the… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, June 16, 2016By neenajoe
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