Announcing the 2017 Mayor’s Arts A...

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Commission on the Arts...

2017 Lotus and Water Lily Festival Recap

The 2017 Lotus and Water Lily Festival began with “beautiful...

The David C. Driskell Center Awarded Gra...

The David C. Driskell Center is pleased to announce that...

Hamiltonian Artists Announces the 2017-2...

Hamiltonian Artists is proud to announce five new, distinguished 2017 Hamiltonian Fellows to...

Joe’s Movement Emporium Receives $43,4...

CreativeWorks, Joe’s vocational training program received a combined $39,000 from...

New Mount Vernon Triangle Apartments Und...

By Rachel L. Davis Walking into the newest apartment building...

The Washington Studio School Board of Di...

The Washington Studio School Board of Directors welcome three new...

2017 East of the River Distinguished Art...

Honfleur Gallery presented James Terrell with the 2017 East of...

Fairfax County’s Nonprofit Arts and Cu...

The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates over $271 million...

The Pizza Artistically Considered: Art W...

As the organization Art Works Now prepared for their new...

Aerial Yoga Swings into Joe’s
Shake up your yoga routine with Aerial Yoga with Kirsty Little, Mondays at 8 pm starting September 11th! Aerial Yoga is modern interpretation of yoga that utilizes safe and soft low-hanging fabric hammocks to address alignment, release tension, even tackle chronic pain! BONUS: you hang upside down and it’s super fun! This class is appropriate for anyone – even beginners with absolutely no yoga or aerial experience. Your size, age, and aerial abilities do not matter. No matter if you’re an experienced yogi or new to the practice – aerial ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, August 1, 2017By neenajoe
“Out of Darkness” Returns to Joe’s
Joe’s hosts Patricia Eubanks again for her one woman show, Out of Darkness. Out of Darkness chronicles the story of Eubanks’ life to encourage others – Eubanks tells us, “you can make it through whatever seems to be the cards life dealt you.” Raised between the two worlds of a Christian mother and an abusive father, Eubanks constant companions were anxiety, fear, and depression. Out of Darkness is a message to all, especially women, that: “no matter the situations life brings you can partner with God and his strategies for ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, July 26, 2017By neenajoe
Joe’s Movement Emporium receives over $43,000 for its Job Readiness and Arts Education Programs
Joe’s Movement Emporium of Mount Rainier, MD has received $43,400 in grants to support its job readiness and arts education programs. CreativeWorks, Joe’s vocational training program received a combined $39,000 from the Prince George’s County Executive’s Community Partnership Grant and a first-time grant from the Baltimore-based Robert W. Deutsch FoundationDistrict 1 Council Member Mary Lehman and the City of Mount Rainier contributed a combined $4,400 to support Joe’s arts education programs, including Club Joe’s after school program and Camp Joe’s summer arts program. Now in its ninth year, CreativeWorks (formerly ... Read More
Published on Monday, July 24, 2017By neenajoe
FREE Self Defense and Active Bystander Training Workshops
Ally Theatre Company Partners With Defend Yourself at Joe’s Movement Emporium JULY 23 | 3:45 PM | FREE WITH PROOF OF PURCHASE Ally Theatre Company is thrilled to announce a partnership with local anti-harassment organization Defend Yourself! Lauren Taylor and her teachers will be offering FREE Self Defense and Active Bystander Training Workshops to attendees of select Think Before You Holla performances. The workshops will happen between shows for the following dates: (NOTE: attendees from either show can participate in that day’s workshop, with proof of purchase.) Sunday, July 23rd ... Read More
Published on Thursday, July 20, 2017By neenajoe
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
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