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    Summer Concert Series presented by -T- Mobile and PGAHC: June 18 - July 16

    Stop by for lunch and enjoy the music! The Mall at Prince Georges (ROUTE 410) 3500 East-West Hwy, Hyattsville, MD 20782 Food Court Thursdays from 12:30-1:30pm

    JUNE 18: Thad Wilson Quartet

    JUNE 25: Joel Bernstein

    JULY 2: On Kee Jazz Band

    JULY 9: Project Natale

    JULY 16: Sharon Clark & Chris Grasso Trio

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    Joe's + The Clarice announce NextLOOK 2015-2016 Season

    Joe's is thrilled to be partnering again with The Clarice for the second season of NextLOOK, a series specially designed for artists whose works are in the research and development phase. Regionally-based artists are given time, space and dollars to develop new work, in addition to having opportunities to deepen audience interaction and involvement through previews, workshops and feedback sessions. This year, over 50 artists applied to be part of NextLOOK. A panel of community members and artists chose five for the 2015-2016 season.

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    At War With Ourselves: Exhibition Continues May 25 - July 18, 2015

    The Battle of and for the Black Face Boy, A Visual Response to a Poem by Nikky Finney. At War with Ourselves is part of a year-long series of programs investigating and learning from the legacy of the Civil War on race in America presented across regional partnerships with The Clarice Smith Performing Art Center and centered on a new work of poetry The Clarice commissioned by Nikki Finney. This exhibition invited members of Black Artists of DC to respond through visual art to Nikky Finney's poem - released to artists before its official publication. Featuring artists: Akili Ron Anderson, Ken Ashton, Aliana Grace Bailey, Anne Bouie, Daniel Brooking, Gwendolyn Aqui-Brooks, Summer Brown, Al Burts, Chanel Compton, Robin Croft, Cheryl Edwards, Carey Francis, Jonathan French, Adrienne Gaither, Jenne Glover, Carolyn Goodridge, Winston Harris, Antoinette Hodges, Esther Iverem, Jackson Family Art, Hubert Jackson, Gloria Kirk, Viola Burley Leak, Christopher Malone, Ulysses Marshall, Chinedu Felix Osuchukwu, Charles Jean Pierre, James Adam Reinhard, Russell Simmons, James Terrell, William Watson, Jeffrey Weatherford, Jasmine Williams. Curated by Carol Dyson. Presented in partnership with The Black Artists of DC.

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    2015 National Orchestral Institute Festival: Performances May 30-June 27, 2015

    Kick off your summer with the annual National Orchestral Institute Festival! Bringing together the country's finest musicians and an international cast of conductors and faculty mentors, the month-long festival offers unique opportunities to witness tomorrow's orchestral stars on stage now at intimate chamber recitals, full orchestra concerts and free open rehearsals. Ready to experience the future of the arts?....

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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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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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