August 24, 2017 from 6-8pm At Busboys and Poets Hyattsville, MD in the "Zinn Room" Meet the man behind the voice!! Paul Porter, renowned DJ and author of BLACKOUT My 40 Years In The Music Business, as will be at Busboys and Poets on Thursday the 24th. Come and out and be inspired by the man who got his start in radio and chose to fight back against the corruption int the music industry and the corporations that were trying to erase black identity from black radio and in mainstream music.
Apply by September 29, 2017, 5:00pm The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation, on behalf of Landex Development, LLC, is accepting artist proposals for the design and fabrication of two (2) sculpturally-devised bus shelters for placement at two (2) revitalization sites on Rhode Island Avenue in the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts & Entertainment District. The project is privately funded and intended to engage the imagination of Gateway Arts District stakeholders. The Bus Shelter placements will be provided outside of the newly constructed Studio 3807 and Artisan at 4100 as a means of simultaneously enhancing and promoting transit use. Both properties host a Capital Bike Share Station. The placements are adjacent to the Gateway Arts Center.
The first bus shelter will serve northbound commuters and is to be located at the northwest corner of the Studio 3807 site at 39th St, and calls for an iconic, contemporary, sculptural treatment for the bus shelter. The second placement calls for a similar structure for southbound commuters at Artisan at 4100, one block to the north. Installation for the first bus shelter is to be completed by March 26, 2018 to ensure delivery in advance of Studio 3807’s grand opening in Spring, 2018. The second bus shelter will be stored offsite once it is completed, to be installed December, 2018, ahead of Artisan at 4100’s grand opening in early Spring, 2019.
CREATIVE ROBOTICS CAMP at Joe's Movement Emporium!! Calling all creative and curious campers! It's time to explore the intersection of technology and the arts and build robots! Your young engineer will not only learn robotics programming but also experience photography, theater technical arts, digital media, storytelling and movement. Camp is a hands-on experience that builds skills based in science, technology, engineering, math, and the arts. This three (3) week creative robotics camp culminates in a mini-showcase for friends and family. Go to www.joesmovement.org and register today!!!
July 11th-23rd Shakespeare In The Park: As You Like It All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.
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.
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.
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.
OUR CREATIVITY IS NOT PASSIVE BUT PURPOSED FOR TRANSFORMATION….
Executive Director - Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council