Recent Events

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TEDxWDC 03/24/2012

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...

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...

DC Youth Orchestra Program: Spring Concert 03/18/2012 - 4:00pm

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...

STR8-N-UP: The Dance 03/17/2012 - 3:00pm

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...

Jazz Explosion 03/10/2012 - 7:30pm

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

TEACHED: Vol. I 03/09/2012 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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...

Trinity University Information Sessions
03/01/2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
03/13/2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
03/26/2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
04/12/2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Trinity University will be holding information sessions for those interested in the summer and fall sessions for the Associate of Arts Degress in General Studies program.

Thursday, March 1
Tuesday, March 13
Monday, March 26...

R&A: Black History Showcase 02/19/2012 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

R & A Events presents their “1st Annual Black History Showcase,” a Black History month talent show featuring modeling, poetry and stepping.

Piano Workshop with Dr. Alex Peh 02/18/2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

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...

Washington Informer: African American Heritage Tour 02/18/2012 - 8:30am

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...

Impossible Dream Concert featuring Doreen Vail 02/17/2012 - 7:30pm

D.I.V.A. EnterpriZe, LLC. presents the "Impossible Dream" release party/concert, a celebration featuring recording artist & songbird, Doreen Vail and hosted by MMBC radio announcers, Glenn and Michele Shelton.

Double Time Jazz featuring René Marie 02/10/2012 - 7:30pm

THEARC Theater presents a special evening with award winning jazz, soul and blues singer-songwriter, René Marie, who will perform songs from her latest album, “Black Lace Freudian Slip.”

Master Class with René Marie 02/10/2012 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

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...

One City, One Hire Registration 01/25/2012 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

In an effort to reach thousands of District residents who are out of work, the DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) has launched the second phase of the One City, One Hire campaign, an initiative Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced in early...

10th Annual MLK Celebration and Awards Ceremony 01/16/2012 - 9:00am - 11:00am

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....

Waiting to Exhale: Kohl’s Asthma Seminar Event 01/11/2012 - 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. ...

NSO & NEWorks: A Mighty Stream 01/07/2012 - 5:00pm

The National Symphony Orchestra and NEWorks Productions presents “A Mighty Stream,” a celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American Freedom Movement through music, video, and spoken word.

NSO: Kinderkonzert - Follow That Fiddle (for children 4 and up) 01/07/2012 - 10:00am

NSO musician Glenn Donnellan has joined together two of his most unlikely likes:  the violin and … baseball?  Yes!  In this home-run performance, kids are introduced to the Electric Slugge - a new electric violin that he...

Corcoran ArtReach Fall 2011 Exhibition Opening 12/08/2011 - 01/27/2012

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...