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    Portfolio Review: MGM National Harbor (Thursday, April 23, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.)

    Fabricators, Fine Artists, Muralists, Glass and Mosaic Artisans, Designers, Decorative Lighting Experts, Furniture Makers, Wall Paper and Drapery professionals Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council will host an interior design portfolio review session with representatives from MGM National Harbor interior design and procurement team, this Thursday from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at BusBoys and Poets, Zinn Room, in Hyattsville, MD. Local artists, designers and contractors are encouraged to attend. All are welcome.

    Opportunities exist throughout MGM National Harbor interior building spaces and public areas. Please bring a current resume or capability statement. Portfolio can be presented in print form, laptop or tablet. For more information and confirm your attendance please call Rhonda Dallas or Ethel Lewis at 301-277-1402. If you are unable to attend and would like consideration please send your website link to rdallas@pgahc.org.

    Busboys and Poets - Zinn Room
    5331 Baltimore Avenue
    Hyattsville, MD 20781

    Wi-Fi available on site.....

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    The Beats Books & Hooks Summer Program (Extended to April 24th, 2015)

    Enjoy a unique summer music and education program that strengthens academic performance using music as a basis for engagement. This program is designed for students entering grades 8 through 12. Students will have the opportunity to: Explore cutting edge recording software, i.e. Pro Tools, Sibelius & Garage Band; Enjoy a Songwriter’s workshop conducted by a Grammy nominated National Recording Artist; Participate in master classes, lectures and demonstrations; Develop proficiency in computer technology; Produce finished CD and MP3 files to share digitally and publish online; Be introduced to Financial Literacy; Prepare a college portfolio; Participate in a mock music audition; Learn proper use of social media and other online tools, and Much More!....

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    Youth Art Month Exhibit (Extended to April 24th, 2015)

    “Visions from Our Youth” Exhibit March 18-April 26, 2015; Awards Reception April 24th, 6:30 PM; University Town Center, 6525 Belcrest Road, Hyattsville, MD; Open Daily 8am- 8pm....

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    2015 Lake Arbor Jazz Festival (Thursday, July 9 - Sunday, July 12, 2015)

    Prince Georges Cultural Arts Foundation, Inc. in partnership with M-NCPPC Parks and Recreation is returning to the heart of beautiful Lake Arbor in Mitchellville, MD for the 6th Annual festival. Join us for a day and evening of contemporary and traditional jazz music featuring some of Washington, DC’s finest jazz and R&B groups.

    Enjoy delicious food from a variety of food vendors, and arts and crafts merchandise from an array of vendors offering jewelry, clothing, books and more.

    This year the festival will kick off with our Thursday Evening Jazzy Jam Session and the Summer White Affair and Jazz Concert at Matins Camelot in Upper Marlboro, MD. New to the festival line up of events this year is the Lake Arbor Jazz All-Star Sunday Brunch Cruise on the National Elite Yacht leaving from National Harbor! Join us and many of Lake Arbor Jazz Festival musicians for an all-star event on the Potomac!....

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    The Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation Announces the 2015 Nominees for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards

    The Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards annually honor published works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry by Black writers published in the previous year. Recognized as a singular award from the Black writing community to its peers, the Legacy Awards each year recognizes members of the national and international Black writing community....

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    Association of African American Museums seeks Sponsors, Advertisers, Artists and Vendors for Annual Conference

    The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) celebrates its 37th annual conference August 4-7, 2015 at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. The National Civil Rights Museum is the host institution.

    National arts and culture leaders from museums across the country attend the conference every year. The projected attendance for this year’s conference is 350-400 individuals.

    We invite you to consider: sponsorship, advertising, exhibitor, and vendor opportunities....

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    The Time Is Now - A socially relevant dance concert by Dancing by the Power: Movement Matters Inc. (6/13/2015)

    I am pleased to share information about "WAKE UP: The Time Is Now" a concert by Dancing By The Power Movement Matters, Inc. (DPM), a sacred dance ensemble that many of you may recall has performed at a couple of multi-genre arts-based events I've coordinated over the past year or two. DPM will present this powerful production on June 13, 2015 as part of its on-going series of socially-relevant offerings to the community. I hope you are able to attend and will also consider placing an ad in their commemorative program to both let the community know about your interests, business and services, and also support and congratulate DPM on their continued service to the community.

    Thank you for any support you can offer to DPM, an extraordinary dance ensemble that brings to the community empowering messages of courage and direction through dance. Click here for event and ticket information, as well as ad placement information. Please support their efforts to continue serving our community as your resources and schedules permit....

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    Announcing the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies’ 2015-2016 season

    Tickets on sale June 2, 2015. The UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies’ 2015-2016 season carries forward its commitment to using art as a catalyst for dialogue and understanding about today’s pressing societal topics.

    Including work by Molière and Shakespeare as well as a new play from the Big Ten Theatre Consortium by playwright Kristen Greenidge, the season culminates with New Visions/New Voices, a collaboration with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. TDPS will host a series of readings of .....

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    Panel Discussions on the Future of the Arts: April 21 and 28

    On April 21 and 28, we will welcome leaders from the field to University of Maryland’s campus to discuss the current challenges and future of Latino and African American arts organizations as part of our Diversity in the Arts series. Please share this information with your organizations and networks. We hope you can join us for these timely conversations. Free tickets can be reserved on The Clarice site using the links below. Both discussions will be held at the Cafritz Theatre, The Clarice at the University of Maryland.

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015. 4PM: The Future of the Field: Latino Dance Companies, Theaters and Museums The conversation will be curated and moderated by: Michael John Garcés Artistic Director, Cornerstone Theater (Los Angeles, CA).

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015. 4PM: The Future of the Field: African American Dance Companies, Theaters and Museums The conversation will be curated and moderated by: Sarah Bellamy Co-Artistic Director, Penumbra Theatre Company (Saint Paul, MN)

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Mission

An independent non-profit organization designated by the Prince George’s County government to coordinate financial support and advocacy for the arts and humanities through grants, programming and creative partnerships among business, education, government and residents.


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Vision

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council (PGAHC) seeks to create a world-class cultural environment where diverse high quality arts and humanities programs are available for all Prince George’’s County residents and visitors.


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Values

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council promotes artistic achievement and creative expression in all its forms. PGAHC supports life-long learning through the arts and humanities, particularly in arts education to young people.


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Rhonda Dallas

Executive Director - Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council

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