DC’s Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels; Friday, November 28 – Sunday, November 30

Check out this weekend’s Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels from CultureCapital, your link to the Arts in Metro DC.

The Suzanne Farrell BalletSuzanne Farrell
Kennedy Center.
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet returns to the Opera House with three Balanchine works (1951 version of Swan Lake, Allegro Brillante, Monumentum & Movements) and Robbins’s The Concert (or The Perils of Everybody).

Urban BungalowUrban Bungalow
Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery.
Urban Bungalow challenges our assumptions about the art we use and live with and where and how it is made, as local artists envision the gallery as a ‘home,’ transforming the space with contemporary, handmade furniture, glass, ceramics, jewelry, and even skateboards and electric guitars.

Holiday ShoppingHoliday Shopping
Various locations. Thru Dec 31, 2014
Find that perfect holiday gift with Holiday Shopping with the Arts from CultureCapital.com. Check here for museum and gallery holiday shopping events. See what gift shops from Metro DC museums, galleries and theatres have in store. Purchase a gift card for performances or arts classes. Giving the gift of art is easy with CultureCapital.com.

CultureCapital. Your Metro DC Arts Alliance for over 30 years.

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Every Artist Insured! A seminar made possible through funding from The Hearst Foundation

articles_1Presented by: James Brown, National Director of Health Services, The Actors Fund

Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Time: 10:30am-12N
Place: DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Multipurpose Room
200 I Street, SE, Washington, DC

There is no charge for this seminar. RSVP to staff@culturecapital.org . Include your contact information.

WHO SHOULD COME?
Artists, creatives, arts administrators planning on enrolling or re-enrolling in a Washington DC, Virginia or Maryland health insurance plan for 2015

WHAT WILL THE SEMINAR COVER?
It will cover all area options for health insurance, especially plans offered on the DC, state and federal Marketplaces, including premium costs, subsidies and other cost savings reductions, as well as, government-sponsored programs for adults and children.

Detailed guidance will be given on the process of enrolling, choices, and costs. The information presented is unbiased and entirely independent of any private insurance company. There will be ample time for questions both during and after the presentation.

Seminar Partners: CultureCapital, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Dance Metro DC, and Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts.

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No Matter Where You Go – Brand New Music Video from Asheru Featuring Wayna

GUERILLA ARTS INK PRESENTS:

No Matter Where You Go – Brand New Music Video from Asheru Featuring Wayna

While you are reading this, Asheru is just returning from Dhaka, Bangladesh as a US Hip-Hop Cultural Ambassador with the Next Level Program and the US Department of State. This is the kind of year that Asheru is having, he toured South Africa in the spring and Costa Rica over the summer. Before leaving for Bangladesh, Asheru participated in “Songs of Freedom” a special event during Carnegie Hall’s UBUNTU Festival, held at Deepak Chopra Homebase in ABC HOME NYC. The event celebratied the twentieth anniversary of the end of apartheid and free elections in South Africa with Hugh Masekela, Dr. Frank Lipman and Deepak Chopra.

While touring Costa Rica in August of 2014, Asheru filmed a music video for “No Matter Where You Go” with Federico Peixoto of Gafeto TV Producciones. “No Matter Where You Go” will be the fifth release from Asheru’s 2013 album “Sleepless In Soweto” to get a music video. Filmed on location in Costa Rica, highlights of the video include the historic Botica Solera building in San Jose and the original Marcus Garvey Blackstar Line building in Limon. The song features a very smooth chorus by Ethiopian-American vocalist Wayna, who is featured in the music video.

Asheru is an artist with a global perspective and wide reach, and just like the “Sleepless In Soweto” album, this song and music video capture the connectedness of the African diaspora, from DC to Dhaka, from Limon to Soweto. The beautiful and lush tropical scenery of Costa Rica is the perfect backdrop for Wayna’s angelic vocals and Asheru’s thought provoking lyrics. One year after releasing his album, Asheru is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon, and if this “No Matter Where You Go” music video is a sign of things to come, the future looks very bright indeed.

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Dec. 2014–Mar. 2015 Programs at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

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Winter Calendar of Events at National Museum of Women in the Arts
Programs and Exhibitions from December 2014–March 2015

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to present, from December 2014–March 2015, a wide range of exhibitions and programs, including gallery talks, hands-on workshops, and a symposium related to the special exhibition Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea; a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to help improve the site’s gender balance; and concerts featuring award-wining musicians.
The first Sunday of every month is a Community Day at NMWA, with free admission to the public. The information below is current as of November 2014. To find out more about programs at NMWA, visit the online calendar.

FREE COMMUNITY DAY
Sundays, December 7, 2014 and January 4February 1, and March 1, 2015, 12–5 p.m.
Price: Free
The first Sunday of every month is a Community Day at NMWA, with free admission to the public. Take this opportunity to explore current exhibitions as well as the museum’s collection. For a complete schedule, visit nmwa.org.
CURATOR TALK
Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea
Friday, December 5, 2014, 12–1 p.m.
Price: Free with admission. No reservations required.
Join Timothy Verdon, director of Museo dell’Opera del Duomo and canon of the Florence Cathedral, to learn more about NMWA’s special exhibition. Verdon, the guest curator of Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea, is renowned for his scholarship on sacred art. He will share insights into the exhibition’s content and themes, focusing on the works on view and their depiction of Mary, for centuries among the most important subjects in Western art.
SCHOLAR TALKS
Select Fridays, January–March 2015, 12–1 p.m.
Price: Free with admission. No reservations required.
Join us on select Fridays throughout the run of the special exhibition Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea to hear from contemporary scholars and to explore themes and artworks on view
January 16: Stefanos Alexopoulos, Assistant Professor of Liturgical Studies/Sacramental Theology, School of Theology and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America
February 6: Amy G. Remensnyder, Professor of History, Department of History, Brown University
February 20: Robin Darling Young, Associate Professor, School of Theology and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America
March 6: Kim Butler Wingfield, Associate Professor and Program Director, Art History, American University Art Department
March 13: Ian Boxall, Associate Professor of New Testament, School of Theology and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America
GALLERY TALKS
Picturing Mary Gallery Talk Series
Wednesdays, December 10–17, 2014 and January 7–April 8, 2015, 12–12:30 p.m.
Price: Free. No reservations required. Meet at Information Desk.
These bite-size lunchtime talks are offered most Wednesdays throughout the special exhibition Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea. Museum staff members facilitate interactive conversations, encouraging close looking and the investigation of the mediums, techniques and overarching themes of the exhibition.
December 10, 2014Picturing Mary Themes
December 17: Collection Connections
January 7, 2015Picturing Mary Themes
January 14: Material Girl
January 21Picturing Mary Themes
January 28: Collection Connections
February 4: Silver and gold
February 11: For the Love of Mary
February 18: Collection Connections
February 25: Material Girl
March 4: Collection Connections
March 11: Picturing Mary Themes
March 18: Picturing Mary Themes
March 25: Mother and Child

Ongoing Gallery Talk Series: Lunchtime Gallery Talks 
December 3, 2014, 12–12:30 p.m.
Price: Free. No reservations required. Meet at Information Desk.
Looking for some artistic and intellectual nourishment during your lunch break? Visit NMWA on Wednesdays for short gallery talks to explore NMWA’s exhibitions and collection with museum staff.
December 3: Collection Selections

WORKSHOPS
Picturing Mary Workshop: Wood Engraving
Saturday, January 10, 2015, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Price: $15 general; $13 members, seniors, students. Reservations required. Reserve online at http://nmwa.org/events/picturing-mary-workshop-wood-engraving.
Join us for the first hands-on workshop of a three-part series inspired by Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea. Guest artist Rosemary Feit Covey will introduce wood engraving, a form of woodcut printmaking, to a multigenerational audience. Participants will have ample time to learn from this skilled artist, practice the technique using specialized materials and tools and explore prints in the exhibition. This workshop is designed to instruct and engage audiences 14 and older. Materials and instruction will be provided.

Picturing Mary Workshop: Gilding
Saturday, February 21, 2015, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Price: $15 general; $13 members, seniors, students. Reservations required. Reserve online at http://nmwa.org/events/picturing-mary-workshop-gilding.
Join us for the second hands-on workshop of a three-part series inspired by Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea. Guest artist Kay Jackson will introduce gilding, the delicate process of applying thin layers of gold to a surface, to a multigenerational audience. Participants will have ample time to learn from this skilled artist, practice the technique using specialized materials and tools, and explore gold leaf in art on view in the exhibition. This workshop is designed to instruct and engage audiences 13 and older. Materials and instruction will be provided.

Picturing Mary Workshop: Egg Tempera
Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Price: $15 general; $13 members, seniors, students. Reservations required. Reserve online at http://nmwa.org/events/picturing-mary-workshop-egg-tempera.
Join us for the final hands-on workshop of a three-part series inspired by Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea. Guest artist Roberta Marovelli will introduce egg tempera, the time-honored paint medium created by combining color pigment with yolk, to a multigenerational audience. Participants will have ample time to learn from this skilled artist, practice the technique using specialized materials and tools, and explore tempera paintings in the exhibition. This workshop is designed to instruct and engage audiences 13 and older. Materials and instruction will be provided.

SPECIAL EVENTS
NMWA Nights: Merry Making
January 30, 2015, 6–8 p.m.
Price: $25 non-members; $15 members. Price includes one drink ticket. Reservations recommended. To reserve online, visit http://nmwa.org/events/nmwa-nights-merry-making. Please note this event is 21+.
Channel your crafty side during this divine happy hour event. Enjoy refreshments, try your hand at activities inspired by Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea and take themed tours of the exhibition and museum’s collection. Please note this event is 21+.

Women in the Arts Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Sunday, March 8, 2015, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 
Price: Free. Reservations required. Online reservations will be accepted beginning January 2015.
To reserve online, visit http://nmwa.org/events/wikipedia-edit-thon. Bring a laptop with power cord and photo ID. Extension cords and power strips are highly recommended.
In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, NMWA is organizing the third annual women in the arts workshop and edit-a-thon focused on improving Wikipedia entries related to notable women artists and art world figures. This event is part of the larger Art+Feminism global initiative to help improve Wikipedia’s gender imbalance. A 2010 Wikimedia survey found that less than 13% of its contributors are female. The lack of female participation has contributed to the absence of notable women on Wikipedia. Join and help address this issue. Those who cannot attend in person may participate remotely by recording articles in the results section or on the Art and Feminism tumblr. Use the hashtag #ArtAndFeminism to tweet about the event.

Environmental Film Festival: Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning
Monday, March 23, 2015, 7–9:30 p.m.
Price: $5 general; $4 members, seniors, students. No reservations required.
Dorothea Lange’s photographs document five turbulent decades of American history, with particular empathy for those existing on the margins of society. Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning (2014, 110 min.) extends our understanding of the artist’s life and work through never-before-seen photographs and newly discovered film footage, as well as new interviews with family members, friends and colleagues. Dyanna Taylor, Lange’s granddaughter and five-time Emmy award-winning cinematographer, directs and narrates this intimate American Masters documentary. A discussion with Dyanna Taylor follows the screening.

Environmental Film Festival: A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson
Tuesday, March 24, 20157–8:15 p.m.
Price: $5 general; $4 members, seniors, students. No reservations required.
A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson (1992, 51 min.) tells the story of a pioneer in the environmental movement. During her time as first lady and afterward, Lady Bird Johnson made numerous, significant contributions to the beautification of America’s roads and highways. Co-presented with the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

SWAN Day: Staged-Reading Marathon
Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Price: Free. No reservations required.
NMWA celebrates SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Now) and D.C. Theatre’s ‘Year of the Woman Playwright’ by hosting this staged-reading marathon. The program features readings of fresh, thought-provoking plays by U.S. women playwrights that will be directed by women stage directors from D.C. Drop by and see one play, or stay for all of them. For a full description and calendar of all SWAN Day events, visit www.georgetowntheatre.org.

ACADEMIC CONFERENCE
Academic Conference with Catholic University of America
Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, 2015
For more information, please visit http://mbs.cua.edu/conference/index.cfm.
A conference focusing on scholarship by graduate students will be anchored by keynote speaker Miri Rubin, professor of medieval and early modern history, Queen Mary University of London, and essayist for the exhibition catalogue Picturing Mary: Mother, Woman, Idea. Founded as a graduate research university, Catholic University of America (CUA) prides itself on the development of scholars through its support of masters- and doctoral-level research. This conference will include discipline-focused panels and sessions designed to gather scholars in a broad cross-section of fields, including art, classics, early Christian studies, history, literature, medieval and Byzantine studies, music, theater and theology. A call for papers has been issued with submissions to be juried by a panel of CUA faculty scholars. Conference organizers intend to hold academic paper sessions during the afternoon of March 20 at the museum, followed by the keynote address and a reception. Conference events on Saturday will be held on the CUA campus.

Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea is organized by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., with the support of MondoMostre, Rome. The exhibition is made possible with sponsorship from Wilhelmina Cole Holladay and Jacqueline Badger Mars, as well as Barbara and Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr., Rose and Paul Carter, and Alejandra and Enrique Segura. The museum is grateful for the generosity of Bertha Soto Braddock, Vincent C. Burke III, Marcia Myers Carlucci, Betty Boyd Dettre, Albert Halprin and Janice Obuchowski, Albert Baker Knoll, Marlene A. and Frederic V. Malek, the Mississippi State Committee of NMWA, Marjorie and Philip Odeen, John D. Reilly, J. Christopher and Anne N. Reyes Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. B. Francis Saul II, the Texas State Committee of NMWA, and TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, in addition to substantial support from several anonymous donors. The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. NMWA gratefully acknowledges its partnerships with the Embassy of Italy and The Catholic University of America. The exhibition celebrates the occasion of Italy’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union from July 1 through December 31, 2014.

Education programming is made possible by Fred M. Levin and Nancy Livingston, The Shenson Foundation, in memory of Drs. Ben and A. Jess Shenson; the Leo Rosner Foundation; Newman’s Own Foundation; and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. Additional support is provided by the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts; the Harriet E. McNamee Youth Education Fund; William and Christine Leahy; The Samuel Burtoff, M.D. Foundation; Washington Marriott at Metro Center; Sofitel Washington D.C. Lafayette Square and the Junior League of Washington.

CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Magdalena Abakanowicz
Through September 27, 2015
The third installation of the New York Avenue Sculpture Project honors a pioneer among women artists. Five works by internationally renowned artist Magdalena Abakanowicz (b. 1930) are on view in the median of New York Avenue, NW, between 12th and 13th Streets. Abakanowicz’s monumental bronzes representing human figures and her dynamic stainless steel birds in flight exemplify universal issues: the power of nature, the force of destruction and the resiliency of hope. The New York Avenue Sculpture Project is the only public art space featuring changing installations of contemporary works by women artists. Organized by NMWA, the Sculpture Project is a collaboration between the museum, the Downtown DC Business Improvement District (BID), the DC Office of Planning and other local agencies.
The New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Magdalena Abakanowicz is made possible by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Homer and Martha Gudelsky Foundation.

Doris Lee: American Painter and Illustrator
November 17, 2014–May 8, 2015, in the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center 
Open Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–5 p.m.
Doris Emrick Lee (1905–1983) was an American painter and illustrator best known for her painting Thanksgiving, which won the prestigious Logan Prize at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1935. In her wide-ranging career, she painted murals for the United States Post Office buildings, participated in annual exhibitions at the Carnegie Institute in D.C., created commissioned work for Lifemagazine and illustrated children’s books. Lee’s art was also featured on greeting cards, calendars, menus, pottery and fabric. This exhibition showcases photographs, sketches and objects from the Doris Lee Papers housed in the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center.

Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea
December 5, 2014–April 12, 2015
Iconic and devotional, but also fraught with social and political significance, the image of the Virgin Mary has shaped Western art since the sixth century. Organized by NMWA, Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea features Renaissance- and Baroque-era works drawn from the Vatican Museums; European state, church and private collections; and private and public collections in the United States. The exhibition and accompanying catalogue reflect the project’s ecumenical approach by offering new views of Mary through a range of contemporary art-historical perspectives. Works by Artemisia Gentileschi, Sofonisba Anguissola, Orsola Maddalena Caccia and Elisabetta Sirani highlight the ways in which women artists conceptualized the subject of Mary. They are featured alongside treasured paintings, sculptures and drawings by Botticelli, Dürer, Michelangelo, Pontormo, Tiepolo and others.
Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea is organized by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., with the support of MondoMostre, Rome. The exhibition is made possible with sponsorship from Wilhelmina Cole Holladay and Jacqueline Badger Mars, as well as Barbara and Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr., Rose and Paul Carter, and Alejandra and Enrique Segura. The museum is grateful for the generosity of Bertha Soto Braddock, Vincent C. Burke III, Marcia Myers Carlucci, Betty Boyd Dettre, Albert Halprin and Janice Obuchowski, Albert Baker Knoll, Marlene A. and Frederic V. Malek, the Mississippi State Committee of NMWA, Marjorie and Philip Odeen, John D. Reilly, J. Christopher and Anne N. Reyes Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. B. Francis Saul II, the Texas State Committee of NMWA, and TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, in addition to substantial support from several anonymous donors. The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. NMWA gratefully acknowledges its partnerships with the Embassy of Italy and The Catholic University of America. The exhibition celebrates the occasion of Italy’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union from July 1 through December 31, 2014.

Please note: All programs are subject to change. Please consult the museum’s website at nmwa.org prior to the date of the program to confirm.

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Founded in 1981 and opened in 1987, NMWA is the only museum solely dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women in the visual, performing and literary arts. The museum’s collection features 4,500 works from the 16th century to the present created by more than 1,000 artists, including Mary Cassatt, Frida Kahlo, Alma Thomas, Lee Krasner, Louise Bourgeois, Chakaia Booker and Nan Goldin, along with special collections of 18th-century silver tableware and botanical prints. NMWA is located at 1250 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C., in a landmark building near the White House. It is open Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday, noon–5 p.m. For information, call 202-783-5000 or visit nmwa.org. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for visitors 65 and over and students, and free for NMWA members and youths 18 and under. Free Community Days take place on the first Sunday of each month. For more information about NMWA, visit nmwa.orgBroad Strokes BlogFacebook or Twitter.

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On Nov. 24th, Okey Ndibe, Chinelo Okparanta, and Taiye Selasi Discuss New Writing of the West African Diaspora

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In This Way Comes Morning:
New Writing of the West African Diaspora

Featuring Okey Ndibe, Taiye Selasi, and Chinelo Okparanta

Monday, Nov. 24th, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

Folger Shakespeare Library

201 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC 20003 [MAP]

Tickets:  $15  |  Reserve Your Seat Now 
Or call our Box Office: (202) 544-7077

Okey Ndibe is a novelist, political columnist, and founding editor of the magazine African Commentary. His novels include Arrows of Rain and Foreign Gods, Inc., and he teaches fiction and African literature at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

Chinelo Okparanta is the author of the story collection Happiness, Like Water. Born in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria, she is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Rutgers University, and the Iowa Writers Workshop. Her stories have appeared in GrantaTin HouseThe Kenyon Review, and elsewhere.

Taiye Selasi is the author of the novel Ghana Must Go. Born in London and raised in Massachusetts, she holds a B.A. in American Studies from Yale University and an M.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford University. She lives in Rome, Italy.

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Black Broadway On U’s History Comes Alive!

Black Broadway On U: Transmedia Project – Upcoming Event

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D.C. History Comes Alive: Historical Consciousness in a Changing City

41st Annual Historical Studies Conference

Black Broadway On U :: Trailer & Short Film Screening + Discussion

Sat. November 22, 2:00pm-3:15

D.C. Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square
801 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

Featured Speakers:

Shellée M. Haynesworth
Executive Producer/Creator, Black Broadway on U: Transmedia Project

Myla Moss
Chairperson, The Howard Theatre Restoration Project

Registration: $25 (covers entire conference, Nov. 20-23) http://annualconferencedchistoricalstudies.wordpress.com/

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Registration Closing Soon – Grants Training in Washington, DC

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Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in Washington, DC, December 1-2, 2014.  This training is applicable to grant seekers across all disciplines.  Attend this class and you’ll learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals.

Click here for full event details.

Beginning and experienced grant writers from city, county and state agencies as well as nonprofits, K-12, colleges and universities are encouraged to attend.

Multi-enrollment discounts and discounts for Grant Writing USA returning alumni are available.  Tuition payment is not required at the time of enrollment.

Tuition is $455 and includes all materials: workbook and accompanying 420MB resource CD that’s packed full of tools and more than 200 sample grant proposals.  Seating is limited, online reservations are necessary.

More information including learning objectives, class location, graduate testimonials and online registration is available here.  If you prefer friendly, personal service, please call or write:

The Client Services Team
at Grant Writing USA
800.814.8191
cs@grantwritingusa.com

More than 10,000 agencies across North America have turned to Grant Writing USA for grant writing and grant management training.

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NPR invites you to #AllCraftsConsidered

all-crafts-considered-facebook-logo_custom-1ce6417ac4813ed043970ee9a97f3d699b0b5255-s600-c85Get an early start on your holiday shopping at NPR!

From chocolate and ceramics to photographs and jewelry, you’re sure to find something special for everyone on your holiday list – including yourself – all while supporting local independent artists at #AllCraftsConsidered.

#AllCraftsConsidered is NPR’s annual arts and crafts sale, featuring live music, food, beverages and holiday cheer. This year’s event will take place at NPR Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, November 20 from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.

The Commons, NPR’s fan shop, will also be open, offering an array of great gift ideas for public radio fans of all ages!

Reserve a FREE ticket to attend, however, a ticket is not required for entry.

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DC’s Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels; Friday, November 21 – Sunday, November 23

Check out this weekend’s Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels from CultureCapital, your link to the Arts in Metro DC.

Martine WorkmanMartine Workman: Dusk Woods
Flashpoint Gallery. Fri.
In Dusk Woods, Flashpoint will be transformed into an imagined forest with fantasy, playfulness and humor through different approaches to drawing.

 

HailuMergiaHailu Mergia and Low Mentality
Atlas. Sat.
Beloved Ethiopian musician and superstar Hailu Mergia, featuring Low Mentality, continues to enjoy a revival of his career entertaining old and new fans.

 

SerendibDance/Asanga Domask
Dance Place. Sat. & Sun.SerendibDance
In celebrating the heritage of Sri Lanka, showcasing its intricate movements, the sounds of drum rhythms, the exquisite and elaborate costumes, SerendibDance takes the audience into an ancient world, a world filled with traditions and rich in culture and heritage.

CultureCapital. Your Metro DC Arts Alliance for over 30 years.

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National Endowment for the Humanities announce Media Project Development & Production Grants

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Media Projects (NEA)

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announces new grant programs to support the  development and production of Media Projects.

NEH Division of Public Programs offers the following programs:

Media Projects: Development Grants

Deadline: January 14, 2015

 

Media Projects: Production Grants

Deadline: January 14, 2015

 

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