Education

2012 WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series

Date: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Community Meeting Room
2012 WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series

The WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series is a 6-part series for all creative entrepreneurs who want to take the next step in their professional careers by creating their own business.  Explore the basics of forming a business for your creative endeavors, from deciding whether to incorporate as a non-profit or for-profit entity, to understanding copyrights and trademarks, contract and negotiation skills, and finally taxes and leases.

Event Type: 
Workshop/Seminar
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior
Cost: 
Free

Habitat for Artists

Date: 
Monday, July 16, 2012 - Friday, August 24, 2012
Location: 
THEARC Farm
Habitat for Artists

Habitat for Artists returns to THEARC this summer in a collaboration with the Corcoran Gallery of Art.  HFA uses the idea of the artist’s studio as a catalyst for mutual engagement between artists and communities and will work with THEARC and the Corcoran from July 16-August 24.  The “habitats” are small, temporary, 6’-by-6’ structures.  H

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

I CAN @ THEARC Theater Technical Theater Management Internship

Each year, BBAR selects a group of local high school and college students to participate in a technical theater management paid internship at THEARC Theater.  Students learn the fundamentals of production and stage management, participate in interactive field trips, workshops & seminars, serve as ushers during theater events and even present a production of their own!  Students are selected on a seasonal/rolling basis.  Ultimately, this year-round internship is aimed to help youth gain the tools necessary to obtain employment in theater management.

Contact Information: 
kdouglas(at)thearcdc.org
Subject: 
Arts
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Cost: 
Free

Washington Middle School for Girls Spring Literacy Event

Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Washington School for Girls Suite
Washington Middle School for Girls Spring Literacy Event

Join WMSG for their spring literacy event!  You will see how their students are being the change while enjoying international food, music, student poetry and presentations.

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

Jazz Meets Hip Hop Concert and Master Class

Date: 
Friday, June 1, 2012 - 10:30am
Location: 
THEARC Theater
Jazz Meets Hip Hop Concert and Master Class

The DC Jazz Festival presents a master class with saxophonist/composer, Dr. William E. Smith and his band, W.E.S. Group.  The master class will demonstrate the connections between jazz and hip hop music and give students and teachers an understanding of the unifying features of these cultural creations originated in the African American community.

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

Lions and Monkeys and Fish -- Oh my!

Date: 
Friday, May 11, 2012 - 7:00pm
Lions and Monkeys and Fish  --  Oh my!

People Animals Love (PAL) Club and City Year present "Lions and Monkeys and Fish - Oh My," a celebration of the human animal bond through songs and skits that pay homage to  all the animals that humans love and find fascinating.

Event Type: 
Play
Subject: 
Arts
Subject: 
Education
Age: 
Early childhood
Age: 
Youth
Age: 
Teen
Age: 
Adult
Age: 
Senior

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

Environmental Film Festival

Date: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
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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