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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
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
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
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
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
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
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
Subject: 
Health
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
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.

Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
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

Environmental Film Festival

Date: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Date: 
Friday, March 23, 2012
Environmental Film Festival

The Environmental Film Festival returns to THEARC this spring with three more unique films that examine nature and its role in developing communities:  Turtle - The Incredible Journey, The Whale, and In Organic We Trust.  There will be post-discussions after certain films.

Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free

Washington Informer: African American Heritage Tour

Date: 
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 8:30am
Washington Informer:  African American Heritage Tour

The Washington Informer presents their annual, “African American Heritage Tour” which celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.  Participants will meet at THEARC and enjoy an opening presentation before embarking on a tour of the African American Civil War Museum.

Event Type: 
Family Event
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Paid

Jazz Explosion

Date: 
Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 7:30pm
Jazz Explosion

Smiley Dew Entertainment presents the “Jazz Explosion,” an evening of incredible jazz featuring Avon Dews and friends!

Event Type: 
Music Performance
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Paid

Waiting to Exhale: Kohl’s Asthma Seminar Event

Date: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 4:30pm

Children’s Health Project of DC and Impact DC presents “Waiting to Exhale:  Kohl’s Asthma Seminar Event.”  This seminar will provide useful information and tips to parents who have children with asthma.  Children are welcome to attend to.  There will be food served and arts and crafts activities.

Event Type: 
Workshop/Seminar
Subject: 
Education
Subject: 
Health
Age: 
Early childhood
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free