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2012 Emancipate Yourself from Medical Mental Slavery Day

Date: 
Monday, April 30, 2012 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
2012 Emancipate Yourself from Medical Mental Slavery Day

The Ark of Self-Healing and Self-H.E.L.P. (Health Education for Longevity & Peace) and Dr. Karen (Khadijah AbdulMalik) Davis-Foulks present the “2012 Emancipate Yourself from Medical Mental Slavery Day,” a dinner and award program honoring community members for sharing the “Natural arts of true living” to the community.

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Adult
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Senior
Cost: 
Paid

Xplosion of Color

Date: 
Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 3:00pm
Xplosion of Color

This fashion show will display a collection of clothing from less fortunate but talented youth and young adults who seek to one day be discovered for their unique skills and abilities.

Event Type: 
Fashion Show
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Youth
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Teen
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Adult
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Senior
Cost: 
Paid

LIFT-DC Family Day

Date: 
Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
LIFT-DC Family Day

LIFT-DC celebrates 1 year at THEARC!  Join them for a family-friendly, birthday celebration of all their work together in Ward 8.  Activities include a moon bounce, face-painting, DJ and free family portraits for members of the LIFT-DC community.  In collaboration with Children’s Health Project and the Boys & Girls Club at THEARC, additional activities may include community health outreach and kickball games on the playground. 

Event Type: 
Family Event
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Early childhood
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Youth
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Teen
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Adult
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Senior
Cost: 
Free

Double Time Jazz featuring Akua Allrich

Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:00pm
Double Time Jazz featuring Akua Allrich

THEARC Theater presents an evening with jazz vocalist, Akua Allrich, who has exploded onto the jazz scene and gained international attention with her ever-evolving, fluid musical style.

Event Type: 
Music Performance
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Teen
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Adult
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Senior
Cost: 
Paid

TEDxWDC

Date: 
Saturday, March 24, 2012
TEDxWDC

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created TEDx, a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.  This particular TEDx, TEDxWDC, is dedicated to promoting communication between the creative economic clusters in Washington, D.C under the theme, The Creative City: Entrepreneurship, Creativity, and Innovation.

Event Type: 
Workshop/Seminar
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Adult
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Senior
Cost: 
Paid

DC Youth Orchestra Program: Spring Concert

Date: 
Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 4:00pm
DC Youth Orchestra Program:  Spring Concert

The DC Youth Orchestra Program presents their Junior and Youth Orchestra Spring Concert.  The Youth Orchestra (the most advanced DCYOP ensemble), under the direction of Jesus Manuel Berard, will perform Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 in E Minor (1888), famous in particular for its second movement. 

Event Type: 
Music Performance
Subject: 
Arts
Age: 
Youth
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Teen
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Adult
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Senior
Cost: 
Free

TEACHED: Vol. I

Date: 
Friday, March 9, 2012 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
TEACHED: Vol. I

Loudspeaker Films presents “TEACHED,” an innovative new series of short films about education in America.  The first three short films, called TEACHED Vol. I, will be shown interspersed with guest speakers including Howard Fuller of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, Jeanne Allen of the Center for Education Reform, and TEACHED Producer & Director Kelly Amis.

Subject: 
Education
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Youth
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Teen
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Adult
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Senior
Cost: 
Free

STR8-N-UP: The Dance

Date: 
Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 3:00pm
STR8-N-UP:  The Dance

STR8-N-UP Productions, Inc. presents its second HIV/AIDS-themed play, “The Dance.”   The play follows two women, the men in their lives, and their experiences with HIV.  The story illustrates the fact that seniors, once thought unlikely to be as vulnerable as other groups, are very vulnerable with rates of new cases alarmingly high. 

Event Type: 
Play
Subject: 
Education
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Health
Age: 
Teen
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Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free

R&A: Black History Showcase

Date: 
Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
R&A: Black History Showcase

R & A Events presents their “1st Annual Black History Showcase,” a Black History month talent show featuring modeling, poetry and stepping.

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Teen
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Adult
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Senior
Cost: 
Paid

If Loving God Is Wrong, I Don't Want To Be Right

Date: 
Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 4:00pm
If Loving God Is Wrong, I Don't Want To Be Right

Roosevelt Jackson returns with his latest gospel drama stage play, “If Loving God Is Wrong, I Don’t Want To Be Right,” a story of faith, strength, self-love, determination and your belief in God.

Event Type: 
Play
Subject: 
Arts
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Paid