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July 2015
40-70

The National Association of Negro Musician’s 96th Annual Convention

July 19 @ 8:00 am - July 23 @ 5:00 pm
The Silver Spring Sheraton Hotel,
8777 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, 20910
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The National Association of Negro Musician’s (NANM) 96th Annual Convention will be held at the Silver Spring Sheraton Hotel Sunday, July 19th, through Thursday, July 23, 2015. Come Join Us. We are offering a dazzling array of workshops given by notable experts, such as Roland Carter and Richard Smallwood. The opening mass meeting convenes at 3 PM at Shiloh Baptist Church at 9th and P Streets, NW on Sunday July 19th, 2015. The spectacular public events include a $40.00 Gala…

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Dance with Me!

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Gateway Dc at Elizabeth East,
2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20032 United States
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The Hand Dance Experience, Official Dance of the Nation’s Capital! Performances by 1960’s Doo-Wop group The Jewels, Brencore Allstars with a tribute to Motown and an Interactive Hand Dance workshop with the National Hand Dance Association. Open dance floor, lawn chairs welcomed.

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My Sister’s Keeper: Addessing Violence Against Women and Children

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Big Chair Parking Lot,
Martin Luther King Ave & V St SE, Washington, DC United States
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This event will educate the community and bring awareness to violence against women and children here in the District of Columbia. In addition to providing tools and resources from city and community organizations, we will have performances from local artists and stories shared from survivors. Our host for the day will be the multi-talented QueenAfi with DJ Floyd DJWah-heed Aaron. YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS IT!

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June 2015

Film: Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement

June 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University of District of Columbia,
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Blg 41, Room A-03, Washington, 20008 United States
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A screening followed by a bridge building discussion with filmmaker Ralph L. Crowder III and with a live Hip Hop performance by Son of Nun. June 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm University of District of Columbia 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Blg 41, Room A-03, Washington DC, DC 20008 + Google Map “Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement,” a documentary film produced by Ralph L. Crowder III… On the day of Mike Brown’s funeral in Ferguson, MO, there…

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May 2015
Varies

Tom Stoppard’s Classic Tragicomedy Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Closes Folger Theatre’s 2014/15 Season

May 12 @ 8:00 am - June 21 @ 5:00 pm
Folger Theatre,
201 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Aaron Posner directs Adam Wesley Brown & Romell Witherspoon in title roles, alongside Ian Merrill Peakes, Andy Prosky, Craig Wallace, Brynn Tucker, and others (Washington, DC) – Folger Theatre concludes its highly successful 2014/15 season with Tom Stoppard’s fabulously inventive, existentialist tragicomedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Directed by four-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Aaron Posner (Stoppard’s Arcadia, The Taming of the Shrew at Folger), this modern classic will play at Folger Theatre May 12 to June 21, 2015. Tickets are…

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Screening of “Limited Partnership

May 1 @ 8:00 am - May 25 @ 5:00 pm
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March 2015

Screening of “The Homestretch”

March 1 @ 8:00 am - April 13 @ 5:00 pm
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February 2015

Screening of “American Denial”

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 23 @ 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
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January 2015

Screening of “A Path Appears: From the Creators of Half the Sky”

January 1 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm
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November 2014

Screening of “Evolution of A Criminal”

November 23, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Busboys and Poets,
2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States
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How does a 16-year-old evolve into a bank robber? In Evolution of a Criminal, filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe explores what led him to pull a heist as a teenager in Texas, and returns to the scene of the crime. By interviewing family members, close friends, and mentors, we learn about his transformation from a joyous childhood to the moment he realized the severity of his family’s financial problems, and how their struggles changed his outlook on his own life. Returning to…

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