Free

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

Piano Workshop with Dr. Alex Peh

Date: 
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Piano Workshop with Dr. Alex Peh

The Levine School of Music presents a workshop with Dr. Alex Peh for beginner and intermediate piano students.  He will focus on practice techniques, inspiration, and how to work through challenges.  Parents will also be given tips on maximizing their child’s musical growth.

Event Type: 
Music Performance
Partner: 
Levine Music
Subject: 
Arts
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Cost: 
Free

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

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

10th Annual MLK Celebration and Awards Ceremony

Date: 
Monday, January 16, 2012 - 9:00am - 11:00am
10th Annual MLK Celebration and Awards Ceremony

Training Grounds, Inc. presents their “10th Annual MLK Celebration and Awards Ceremony.”  This year’s celebration will include performances from The Washington Ballet at THEARC, Lamont Carey, and Divine Dance Institute.  Special honorees include John Ritz, George Pollard, Dr. Helen Tate, Reverend James McEachin and I. Toni Thomas.

Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free

Master Class with René Marie

Date: 
Friday, February 10, 2012 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Master Class with René Marie

The DC Jazz Festival and THEARC present a master class with renowned jazz vocalist René Marie.  For music students and music appreciation students, this 90-minute session will explore the significant contribution of jazz vocalists in American history and culture.  Jazz, our country's singular original art form, originated and was developed in the United States, and the overwhelming majority of the world's most outstanding jazz artists continue to be from the United States.  Yet many students are unaware of the significance of jazz and its many iconic figures including Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Nancy Wilson, and more.

Event Type: 
Workshop/Seminar
Subject: 
Arts
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Cost: 
Free

Corcoran ArtReach Fall 2011 Exhibition Opening

Date: 
Thursday, December 8, 2011 - Friday, January 27, 2012
Corcoran ArtReach Fall 2011 Exhibition Opening

This fall, ArtReach students learned about the Corcoran’s exhibition, 30 Americans, which showcases works by many of the most important African American artists of the last three decades. Through class projects and a field trip to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, students explored the exhibition and how it relates to their own personal identity, producing paintings, self-portraits and sculpture through personal and found materials. 

Event Type: 
Art Display
Partner: 
ArtReach at THEARC
Subject: 
Arts
Age: 
Early childhood
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free

Women Veterans ROCK! Rally

Date: 
Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 2:00pm
Location: 
THEARC Theater
Women Veterans ROCK! Rally

The Women Veterans ROCK! Rally and Veterans Day Celebration is specially created to celebrate all women veterans, active duty, National Guard, reserve service women and military families.  This Veterans Day Rally honors their sacrifice, celebrates their service, and connects all women veterans to resources, services and other community-based networks.

Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free