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  1. The Power Within Solo Artist Exhibition featuring the works of Afrika Midnight Asha Abney Abstract Expressionist July 1, 2006-July 31, 2006 El Tamarindo 1785 Florida Ave NW Washington, DC. For more information contact one of the following: Afrika Midnight Asha Abney at Aashawarrior@aol.com or 202-455-3773 Javier Reyes at jav_rey_es@mac.com or javrey@eltamarindodc.com or at 202- 328-3660 http://aashawarrior.artistportfolio.net/in...&artist_id=4513 Curated by D.Edward Dyer, President of Art N Deed, LLC (www.artndeed.com) Sponsored by El Tamarindo
  2. The Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers are a group of tremendously talented artists that grew out of the cultural experience demonstrated at Malcolm X Park and is founded by Doc Powell. We have performed at a variety of venues such as Mt.Ararat Outreach Center, Potter’s House, National Education Association, Fairmount Heights Municipal Center, Metropolitan AME Church, Cultural Cafe, Josephine Butler Community Center, Ideal Public Charter School, International Mall, Ballou Senior High School, MLK Library, St. Marks Church, Riverside Baptist Church, Plymouth Congregational Church, Capitol Plaza Mall, Market 5 Gallery, Joe's Movement, Malcolm X Park, Greater Mt Nebo AME Church,Howard University (Auditorium), Washington Terrace Hotel, Walter Reed's Hospital, and Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute. The Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers can be hired to perform at events and occasions, for bookings call Doc Powell, founder of the Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers at 202-459-8157. Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers is hosting an event at Potter's House located at 1658 Columbia Rd. NW in Washington,DC on Saturday, April 22, 2006 at 8pm. $10.00 admission. More info call 202-459-8157 Come out and support this event! The Malcolm Drummers and Dancers remembers Doc Barnett Williams. He will be missed!
  3. TEXT at Greater Reston Arts Center. 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston, VA. Saturday, April 1, 6-8 pm; Artists' Dialogue on Saturday, April 8, 7 pm. TEXT, an exhibition of artwork featuring textual elements, language and symbols. More info call 703-471-9242 Heather Levy (http://heatherlevy.com )“The United Series”. The Graham Collection . 3518 12th St, NE Washington, D.C. 20017. Sat. April 1,2006- Sun. April 30, 2006.Opening Reception:Sat. April 8,2006, 3-6 pm. More info call (202)832-9292 or send an email to gramcoll@aol.com, visit www.thegrahamcollection.com MOCA DC's 15th year serving artists in the DC area. Moca DC, 1054 31st St NW Washington, DC. Friday, April 7, 2006- Saturday, April 29,2006. Opening reception is Friday, April 7 - 6 to 9 pm - free . Work may be drawings, paintings, sketches, sculpture, mixed media, conte crayon, charcoal, photography. More info visit www.mocadc.org or call (202) 342-6230 Art and Soul 2006. Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, Rockville, Maryland. Friday, April 21, 2006. The Art Premier Party begins at 6:30 pm and three prominent community leaders and philanthropic partners – Maxine Baker, President and CEO of Freddie Mac Foundation; Maryland State Senator Brian Frosh, and William Shaw, President and COO of Marriott International, Inc. – will be recognized and later given NCCF’s Spirit Award for Humanitarian Achievement for their advocacy and exemplary support of vulnerable children, youth and families in the Washington Metropolitan region. At 8:00 pm, guests will bid via silent auction on over 100 pieces of art selected by a jury of professional artists and curators. Patrons will also enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, designer cocktails and other beverages, as they make their silent bids on restaurant packages, designer jewelry and more, all generously donated by local merchants. To purchase tickets, please call Heather Buckman (301)365-4480 ext 266 or send an email to hbuckman@nccf-cares.org Weekend Art Show.The Culture Shop , 341 Cedar Street, NW Washington, DC. April 22, 2006 – April 23, 2006. Featuring works by local artists. More info call (202) 726-2211 or send an email to customerservice@cultureshop.com, visit www.cultureshop.com The Rhythm Section. Los Arrieros,7926 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910. April 28, 2006 – May 28, 2006. Featuring works by artists. For more info call (301) 495-9459 or send an email to jsangalan@mac.com GWAC Auction. The Renaissance Washington D. C. Hotel, 999 Ninth Street, N. W. Washington, D. C. 20001.Friday, May 19, 2006. More info contact: Schwanda Rountree- rountreestr@msn.com or Norma Hutcheson - norma.b.hutcheson@usps.gov http://www.gwacbar.org Art Solication Committee Member - Jennifer Hardy - hardyje@sec.gov A Celebration Of The Figure presented by MOCA DC.1054 31st St NW Washington, DC . July 7, 2006 – July 28, 2006. Opening reception is Friday, July 7 - 6 to 9 pm. Work may be drawings, paintings, sketches, sculpture, mixed media, conte crayon, charcoal, photography. More info visit www.mocadc.org or call (202) 342-6230
  4. For Immediate Release Contact: Carl Malcolm at 301-270-8898 or 240-604-8649 7777 Maple Avenue, Apt. 906 Takoma Park, MD 20912 staff@positivevibrationsreggaeband.com www.positivevibrationsreggaeband.com Positive Vibration Reggae Band Positive Vibration Reggae Band, "a true family-oriented foundation that has a great sense of rhythm, togetherness and organization," says a fellow associate of the group. Sista Pat says that they are an ageless and timeless group that will soak up your vibes and elevate your soul to a higher level." Positive Vibration Reggae Band, formed in 1981 by Carl Malcolm, and have performed in the United States, Caribbean's, and Europe. Some of their popular songs are 'Jah Lead the Way', 'Heathen,' 'Stir It Up', 'Miss Wire Waist', 'I Believe in Me', 'God and Money', 'Serious Time', 'African People', 'Positive Vibes', 'Jam Rock', 'Never Let Go', 'No, No, No', 'Flavoring', 'Mama Africa', 'Fatty Fatty Bum Bum', and 'No Jestering'. Some of these songs can be found on their CD's entitled: " You Are Not Alone" (released in 1997) and "New Born" (released in 1994). Positive Vibrations Reggae Band offers you a wide variety of services such as live performances for special functions, events, and parties. They also provide equipment rental. For bookings and further information about Positive Vibration Reggae Band, please contact Carl Malcolm at 301-270-8898 or 240-604-8649. Positive Vibration Reggae Band performs at Bukom Cafe 2442 18th Street, N.W Washington, DC on March 9, 2006 from 9pm – 1:30am and March10,2006 from 10pm – 2:30am
  5. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karl J. Graham, Gallery owner 202.832.9292 410.861.0221 Fax gramcoll@aol.com THE GRAHAM COLLECTION 3518 Twelfth Street, NE Washington, DC 20017 www.thegrahamcollection.com “DOLL NOIR IV” Celebrating the Black Doll Artist an exhibit and sale! THE GRAHAM COLLECTION and Francine Haskins Studio are proud to present the Fourth Black Doll Artist Doll Show and exhibition, Friday, March 10, 5 – 9 p.m., Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, March 12, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., (Artist reception and artist talk 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.). This exhibit will feature one-of-a-kind dolls and works of up to 14 local and nationally renowned doll artists (Gwen Aqui, Betty Baines, Deidra Bell, James Brown Jr., Daisy Carr, Tonya, Floyd, Francine Haskins, Viola Leak, Carrie Lyles, Chris Malone, Adrienne McDonald, Lisa Queen, Elerie Thomas, Tamara Thomas, Sharon Tucker and more). Come out and meet the artist, join in the dialogue, demonstrations, and workshops. See the “Black Clown Exhibit” created by participating doll artist. THE GRAHAM COLLECTION is located at 3518 Twelfth Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017, in the historic Brookland Section. Two blocks from the Red Line Metro Station (Brookland/Catholic University), #80 Bus line stops ½ block from the front door. Bring a friend. No Admission charge. Gallery Hours: Wed-Fri: 11am-8pm Sat: 10am-6pm Sun: 11am-6pm For additional information contact: Karl J. Graham, Gallery owner 202.832.9292 410.861.0221 Fax gramcoll@aol.com THE GRAHAM COLLECTION presents a month long exhibition featuring the works of Greg Scott “PORTRAITS IN TIME” Washington, DC, March 1 2006– THE GRAHAM COLLECTION is proud to present a month long exhibit featuring the artworks of a native Washingtonian, Greg Scott who is also a Painter, Curator and Designer. Greg Scott began his journey as a professional artist at the Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, Ohio and received his Bachelor degree (BFA) from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y. This exhibit will be up from March 1, 2006 through March 26, 2006. Greg Scott brings newness and freshness to his artwork, mixing Hip Hop Art, Pop Art, and Jazz together and creates a twist of what we call “Pop Culture”. Greg Scott’s work has been published and featured in several newspapers, magazines and books (i.e. People Magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Interview, Elle, Detail, Washington Premiere, The Washington Sun, NBC Today Show, and “The Beginner’s Guide to Collecting Fine Art-African America Style). THE GRAHAM COLLECTION is located at 3518 Twelfth Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017, in the historic Brookland Section. Two blocks from the Red Line Metro Station (Brookland/Catholic University), #80 Bus line stops ½ block from the front door. Bring a friend. No Admission charge. Gallery Hours: Wed-Fri: 11am-8pm Sat: 10am-6pm Sun: 11am-6pm For additional information contact: Karl J. Graham, Gallery owner 202.832.9292 410.861.0221 Fax gramcoll@aol.com Afrika Midnight Asha Abney, abstract expressionist, would like for you to stop by The Graham Collection where she has a consignment piece entitled: The Maze on view from March 1, 2006 - March 31, 2006. For more information about the artist, please visit these two sites located at: http://artndeed.com/id37.html and http://aashawarrior.artistportfolio.net/in...&artist_id=4513 THE GRAHAM COLLECTION is located at 3518 Twelfth Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017, in the historic Brookland Section. Two blocks from the Red Line Metro Station (Brookland/Catholic University), #80 Bus line stops ½ block from the front door. Bring a friend. No Admission charge. Gallery Hours: Wed-Fri: 11am-8pm Sat: 10am-6pm Sun: 11am-6pm For additional information contact: Karl J. Graham, Gallery owner 202.832.9292 410.861.0221 Fax gramcoll@aol.com Thank you for your support.
  6. Weekend Art Show @ The Culture Shop. The Culture Shop, 341 Cedar Street, NW Washington, DC. April 22, 2006 – April 23, 2006. For more information contact Mr. Valentine Davies at customerservice@cultureshop.com and visit cultureshop.com
  7. Dear Art Supporters, Friends and Family: Afrika Midnight Asha Abney, abstract expressionist, would like for you to stop by Art N Deed where several pieces on consignment. To view the pieces go to http://artndeed.com/id37.html For more information about the artist, please visit http://aashawarrior.artistportfolio.net/in...&artist_id=4513 For more information about the Art N Deed, please visit http://artndeed.com Also my works will be on consignment from March 1, 2006 - March 31, 2006 at The Graham Collection and The Culture Shop beginning March 3rd. Thank you for your support. Cordially, Afrika Midnight Asha Abney Abstract Expressionist
  8. For Immediate Release Contact: David Quammen at MOCA DC 1054 31st Street NW Washington, DC 20007 202 342-6230 figuremodel@verizon.net www.mocadc.org Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday 1pm to 6pm MOCA DC Presents Abstract Art from February 3, 2006 – February 24, 2006 MOCA DC is a non-profit gallery, whose name derives from the Museum of Contemporary Art, features "new art," avant-garde, multimedia, experimental, and non-traditional work. It is located in the Canal Square courtyard in Washington, DC. MOCA DC presents Abstract Art is an exhibition that runs from February 3, 2006 – February 24, 2006 at Moca DC located at 1054 31st St NW in Washington, DC. The exhibition will consist of drawing, painting, charcoal, photography, computer generated and sculpture, and must include a paragraph about the work. The opening reception will take place on Friday, February 3, 2006, 2006 from 6 to 9 pm, and closing reception will take place on Friday, February 24, 2006 from 6 to 9 pm. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
  9. Every Picture Tells A Story January 6, 2006 – January 27, 2006 Opening Reception, Friday, January 6 – 6 to 9 pm Closing Reception, Friday, January 27 – 6 to 9 pm at MOCA DC 1054 31st St. NW, Washington, DC 20007 Non-juried event includes drawings, paintings, sketches, sculpture, mixed media, photography FOR ADDITIONAL INFO David Quammen, Gallery Coordinator, 202.342.6230 http://www.mocadc.org
  10. The All Hung Show. January 6, 2006 - January 25, 2006 Montepelier Cultural Arts Center 9652 Muirkirk Road Laurel, MD 20708 Gallery Hours: 10 am-5 pm, seven days a week FOR ADDITIONAL INFO 301.953.1993 or Montpelier.Arts@pgparks.com http://www.pgparks.com/places/artsfac/mac.html
  11. Art.Grind Annual Holiday Show December 2, 2005, 6pm to 10pm Starbucks 344 West Broad Street Falls Church, Virginia Art.Grind (www.artgrind.org) is having its annual holiday show this Friday in Falls Church. Come enjoy music, ceramics, jewelry, photography, painting, and great conversation! As part of First Friday, there are lots of other venues with music and art to enjoy! For further information contact nikimclark@artgrind.org Holiday Gift Show Exhibit December 2, 2005 - December 29, 2005 at MOCA DC/A&M Galleries 1054 31st St. NW, Washington, DC 20007 Non-juried event includes drawings, paintings, sketches, sculpture, mixed media, photography FOR ADDITIONAL INFO David Quammen, Gallery Coordinator, 202.342.6230 http://www.mocadc.org ArtHelps 5th Annual Silent Art Auction Benefit and Reception Wednesday, December 7, 2005, 5pm to 10pm at The Offices of JAM Communications 1638 R Street, NW Suite 400 Washington, DC 20009 Free and Open to the Public For further information contact Ambre Bosko at JAM Communications via email at ambre@jamagency.com or by phone at 202-986-4750 x 19 RSVP to Martin Varela 202-986-4750 x 18 or martin@jamagency.com by December 6, 2005 Visit them at www.arthelps.org
  12. Club U Turn Presents Positive Vibration Reggae Band Friday, December 2, 2005 at 10pm at Club U Turn, 1942 11th St NW Washington, DC $7.00 cover Must be 21 and older to enter Positive Vibration Reggae Band, formed in 1981 by Carl Malcolm, and have performed in the United States, Caribbean's, and Europe. Some of their popular songs are 'Jah Lead the Way', 'Heathen,' 'Stir It Up', 'Miss Wire Waist', 'I Believe in Me', 'God and Money', 'Serious Time', 'African People', 'Positive Vibes', 'Jam Rock', 'Never Let Go', 'No, No, No', 'Flavoring', 'Mama Africa', 'Fatty Fatty Bum Bum', and 'No Jestering'. Some of these songs can be found on their CD's entitled: " You Are Not Alone" (released in 1997) and "New Born" (released in 1994). Positive Vibrations Reggae Band recently released their Live CD during mid summer of 2005. Currently, they perform at a variety of places such as Bukom Cafe, Firestone, and many others. For further information about Positive Vibration Reggae Band, please contact Carl Malcolm at 301-270-8898 or 240-604-8649 www.positivevibrationsreggaeband.com
  13. Community Wide Art Exhibition presented by Dupont Society will be held from July 31, 2005 - August 13, 2005 at 21st & S St NW Washington, DC. There will be an opening reception held on July 31, 2005 from 1-7pm. Free and Open to the public. For further information contact one of the following: Alex Drossler 415 -350 -5652 Todd Smith 412-848 -1093 Michelle Gaudet 614 -595 -5625
  14. July 1 - 31, 2005 Hidden Treasures: Black Artists of DC The Graham Collection 3518 12th St NE Washington, DC Karl Graham, Gallery owner For further information contact Karl Graham at grahamcoll@aol.com July 12, 2005 Los Arrieros Show presented by Gateway Georgia Ave Artwalk and Los Arrieros Restaurant Los Arrieros Restaurant 7926 Georgia Ave Silver Spring, MD It will consist of selected artdc.org members Opening Reception will be held on July 12, 2005 from 6-9pm Artdc.org opens on July 12, 2005 runs through August 7, 2005 For more information contact David Fogel at 301-562-1400 or david@gatewaycdc.com July 31, 2005 - September 3, 2005 Phish Tea Cafe presents Images of Life: Artist Exhibition featuring the works of Afrika Midnight Asha Abney Phish Tea located 1335 H St NE (1st Fl - Lyme Lounge) Washington, DC. Opening Reception: July 31, 2005 from 3:00-5:00pm Artist Talk: August 13, 2005 from 5:00pm - 9:00pm Curated by Prelli Williams and Alphonso Coles Sponsored by Phish Tea Cafe For further information contact Afrika Midnight Asha Abney at Aashawarrior@aol.com or by phone at 202-538-3403; or Theresa Bragg at bragg4phishtea@yahoo.com or by phone at 202-396-2345 Visit Afrika Midnight Asha Abney's page at http://aashawarrior.artistportfolio.net/in...&artist_id=4513 Visit Phish Tea Cafe page at www.phishteacafe.com
  15. Images of Life: Artist Exhibition featuring the works of Afrika Midnight Asha Abney Images of Life is an artist exhibition that is presented by Phish Tea "a journey for the senses" and will feature works created by Afrika Midnight Asha Abney. Images of Life will take place at Phish Tea located 1335 H St NE (1st Fl - Lyme Lounge) Washington, DC from July 31, 2005 - September 3, 2005. There will be an opening reception held on July 31, 2005 from 3:00-5:00pm. There will be an artist talk held on August 13, 2005 from 5:00-9:00pm. Images of Life consists of 24 pieces of artwork which includes abstract paintings and collages created on canvas and paper. It will feature several popular works including Earth, Wind and Fire, Dancing Fire #1, Dancing Fire #2, Butterfly #1, Butterfly #2, Shadow of A Man #1, Ascension/Powerful Images, La Vertus de Afrique/The creative figures of Africa, and Liberation. Images of Life will also feature several of her inspirational and visionary pieces such as Rhythmic Movement, Smokey Stones, Flower, Abstractions #1, Abstractions #2, Images of Life, Abstractions, The Mask #1, The Mask #2, The Eyes, Maze, Monumental Figures #1, Monumental Figures #2, Monumental Figures #3 and Monumental Figures #4. Afrika uses vibrant, dull and neutral colors to create works that possess fluidity and solitude. She is an abstract expressionist, who is influenced by Jorge Somarriba, Marvin Sin, Lois M. Jones, Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, and Sam Gilliam. Afrika is a graduate of the Corcoran School of the Arts,and a member of Black Artists of DC, Blackout Arts Collective, Friends of Market 5 Gallery, Emma Mae Gallery, Heritage Gallery, and Art N Deed. For further information about this artist, please visit her page at http://aashawarrior.artistportfolio.net/in...&artist_id=4513 All of the works displayed during the exhibition entitled: Images of Life are for viewing and sale. For further information about Images of Life please contact one of the following: - Afrika Midnight Asha Abney at 202-538-3403 or via email at Aashawarrior@aol.com - Theresa Bragg at 202-396-2345 or via email at bragg4phishtea@yahoo.com
  16. You are cordially invited to attend Afrika Midnight Asha Abney's closing reception held on Friday, May 27, 2005 from 6-8pm at 2410 18th St NW Washington, DC. For further information please call 202-538-3403. If you are interested in making a purchase of her artwork, please note that prices range from $85.00 - $400.00. Cash and checks only please. Thank you for your support. Cordially, Afrika Midnight Asha Abney Visual Artist 202-538-3403
  17. Please note that my show is now from May 1 - May 31st. Complete contents are below. Thanks for your support! Solo Artist Exhibition featuring the works of Afrika Midnight Asha Abney DC Based Visual Artist Sunday, May 1, 2005 - Tuesday, May 31,2005 Opening Reception: May 1, 2005 , 6pm Closing Reception: May 27, 2005, 6pm Hrs. Monday - Friday, 10am - 8pm Weekends by appointment only!!!!! Norton Kirby Advertising 2410 18th St NW Washington, DC For more information contact one of the following: Afrika Midnight Asha Abney at Aashawarrior@aol.com or 202-538-3403 Collin Klamper at cklamper@nortonkirby.com or 202-299-7949 David Dyer at artndeed@yahoo.com or 301-760-4562 http://aashawarrior.artistportfolio.net/in...&artist_id=4513 Curated by Collin Klamper, Afrika Midnight Asha Abney and David Dyer of Art N Deed
  18. Solo Artist Exhibition featuring the works of Afrika Midnight Asha Abney DC Based Visual Artist Sunday, May 1, 2005 - Tuesday, May 31,2005 Opening Reception: May 1, 2005 , 6pm Closing Reception: May 27, 2005, 6pm Hrs. Monday - Friday, 10am - 8pm Weekends by appointment only!!!!! Norton Kirby Advertising 2410 18th St NW Washington, DC For more information contact one of the following: Afrika Midnight Asha Abney at Aashawarrior@aol.com or 202-538-3403 Collin Klamper at cklamper@nortonkirby.com or 202-299-7949 David Dyer at artndeed@yahoo.com or 301-760-4562 http://aashawarrior.artistportfolio.net/in...&artist_id=4513 Curated by Collin Klamper, Afrika Midnight Asha Abney and David Dyer of Art N Deed
  19. Greetings: Please see updates regarding Sounds of Hope. Sounds of Hope is a weekly collaboration of local performers, charities and Potter's House presenting an evening of food, entertainment, and community outreach. Requested donations at the door go directly to the performers and charity, and proceeds of sale of dinner and desserts benefit Potter's House. The bookservice, which carries children's books, poetry, and social justice books, in addition to extensive selections in religion and spirituality, is also open on Friday nights. Sounds of Hope takes place at Potter's House in the Adams Morgan neighborhood, in Washington, DC. Upcoming Events July 23rd - Venture 4th Friday Open Mic Both Spoken Word and Music, featuring Afrika Midnight Asha Abney "Ashawarrior". Free for appreciative ears -- http://aashawarrior.artistportfolio.net/in...&artist_id=4513 http://hometown.aol.com/aashawarrior/myhom...page/index.html http://www.authorsden.com/ashawarrior July 30th - Alicia (latin folk) -- www.aliciadeeny.com August 6th - The Companion, benefiting Bread for the World (www.bread.org) August 13th - Djesben, progressive jazz August 27th - Venture 4th Fridays Open Mic Both Spoken Word and Music. Free for appreciative ears Closed for Labor Day Weekend September 10th - Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers -- http://www.geocities.com/malcolmxdd/malcolmxdd.html September 17th - Leslie Helpert September 24th - Venture 4th Fridays Open Mic Both Spoken Word and Music. Free for appreciative ears ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ The Potter's House - a non- profit restaurant, bookservice, and art gallery - has served Washington, DC since 1960. Owned by Potter's House Church, it is open from 11-3 Monday - Friday by a small and dedicated workforce of staff and volunteers. Beginning July 10th the bookservice will be open on Saturdays, and coffee and light food will be available. Potter's House has an excellent catering service, and the facility is available for rent in non-dedicated hours. Sounds of Hope was born in May 2002 in order to increase its exposure and income, and better serve the community. It takes place on Friday nights from 7-11pm. -------------------------- Thank you for your interest in Sounds of Hope
  20. Greetings: Here is a list that might interest you. July 15, 2004. Third Thursday Poetry Fest.Starbucks, 800 7th St. NW, Second level, Washington, DC. Sponsored by Starbucks; organized by Cultural DC and Desho Productions, Hosted by Abena Disroe. Two featured poets followed by open mic. Free Admission.6:00pm. For more information call (202) 289-1576 or send an email to olokun333@aol.com July 15, 2004. Verse, Vibes and Bites.Barnes and Noble Books, 555 12th St. NW, Metro Center neighborhood, Washington, DC. Featured poet, followed by open mic. Hosted by Sistah Joy Matthews Alford. Doc Powell performs on Djembe (African drum). Free Admission.For more information call (202) 246-0111. July 15, 2004. Trinity Open Mic.Trinity College, Kerby Lounge, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, DC. One block from Catholic University, Brookland neighborhood. All talents welcomed. Refreshments, live band. Hosted by Ayana Howard. Free Admission.7:00pm. For more information call (202) 258-0168 or send an email to ayanahoward@hotmail.com July 15, 2004.. Cafe Muse.Friendship Heights Community Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase, MD.Featured readers followed by open mic. Sponsored by The Word Works, Inc. Free Admission.7:30pm.For more information call (301) 656-2797 or visit http://www.wordworksdc.com Friday, July 16, 2004.Poetry Under the Stars. Sankofa Video and Books, 2714 Georgia Ave NW Washington DC. Free and open to the public.Hosted By the Blackout Arts Collective & Sponsored By Sankofa Video and Book Store. 7:00-9:00pm. For more information call 202-234-4755 Wednesday, July 21, 2004.Indigo Soul.Mocha Lounge, 944 Florida Ave. NW, DC.Featured readers, open mic. Hosted by Rush Taper and friends. $5.00 Admission.8:00pm. For more information send an email to indigo_soul_dc@yahoo.com Friday, July 23, 2004. Poetry Under the Stars. Sankofa Video and Books, 2714 Georgia Ave NW Washington DC. Free and open to the public.Hosted By the Blackout Arts Collective & Sponsored By Sankofa Video and Book Store. 7:00-9:00pm. For more information call 202-234-4755 Friday, July 23, 2004. Potter's House Venture 4th Fridays Open Mic.Potter's House Books, 1658 Columbia Rd. NW, Adams Morgan neighborhood, DC. 7:00pm. Coordinated by Mary Shapiro. Free for performers. For more information call (202) 232-4055 or (202) 232-2885. Also send an email to fridaynights@pottershousedc.org Friday, July 30, 2004. Poetry Under the Stars. Sankofa Video and Books, 2714 Georgia Ave NW Washington DC. Free and open to the public.Hosted By the Blackout Arts Collective & Sponsored By Sankofa Video and Book Store. 7:00-9:00pm. For more information call 202-234-4755 Peace and One Love
  21. African Dance Classes Every Saturday from 11:00am -1:00pm Malcolm X Park 16th and Euclid St., NW Washington, DC $10.00 per class Info: 202-368-8677
  22. Sounds of Hope is a weekly collaboration of local performers, charities and Potter's House presenting an evening of food, entertainment, and community outreach. Requested donations at the door go directly to the performers and charity, and proceeds of sale of dinner and desserts benefit Potter's House. The bookservice, which carries children's books, poetry, and social justice books, in addition to extensive selections in religion and spirituality, is also open on Friday nights. Upcoming Events July 16th - Inter-active Percussionists - Rhythm Workers Union -- www.rhythmworkersunion.org July 23rd - Venture 4th Friday Open Mic Both Spoken Word and Music, featuring Afrika Midnight Asha Abney "Ashawarrior". Free for appreciative ears -- http://aashawarrior.artistportfolio.net/in...&artist_id=4513 http://hometown.aol.com/aashawarrior/myhom...page/index.html http://www.authorsden.com/ashawarrior July 30th - Alicia (latin folk) -- www.aliciadeeny.com The Potter's House - a non- profit restaurant, bookservice, and art gallery - has served Washington, DC since 1960. Owned by Potter's House Church, it is open from 11-3 Monday - Friday by a small and dedicated workforce of staff and volunteers. Beginning July 10th the bookservice will be open on Saturdays, and coffee and light food will be available. Potter's House has an excellent catering service, and the facility is available for rent in non-dedicated hours. Sounds of Hope was born in May 2002 in order to increase its exposure and income, and better serve the community. It takes place on Friday nights from 7-11pm. The Potter's House 1658 Columbia Rd., NW Washington, DC Telephone: 202-232-5483 or 202-232-2885 Email: fridaynights@pottershousedc.org Website: www.pottershousedc.org
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