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Monday, September 26, 2022

Meet The New Arch

Earlier this year, Washington Area Community Investment Fund (WACIF) acquired the Anacostia Arts Center from ARCH Development Corporation (ARCH). The much-publicized transfer of ownership is...

Book Review: The Black Side of the River

The Black Side of the River:  Race, Language and Belonging in Washington, DC  by Jessica A. Grieser Georgetown University Press, 2022 204 pages /Hardback Edition /ISBN...

Energetic, Entertaining ‘Snowy Nite’ at Anacostia Playhouse

In this semi-post COVID time most people are more than ready to get “back to normal” as soon as possible.  The opportunity to safely...

Shop Umoja Holiday Market This Weekend

The principle of Umoja (unity) speaks to a need to develop and sustain a sense of oneness in our relationships and communities, a need...

Make Merry at Neighborhood Holiday Markets

Friends and family, good times and gifts. For many of us, that’s a recipe for the holidays. Sure, there’s a huge holiday market downtown....

East of the River Reopens This Fall!

Anacostia Arts Center Ward 8’s Anacostia Arts Center showcases local talent including musicians, performers and visual artists. The center boasts an 80-seat black-box theater, two...

Mini Golf: The Best of Edition

“You’re gonna die, clown!” In the movie “Happy Gilmore,” Happy screams this at a huge, shrieking, robotic clown face that has thwarted his attempts...

“A Chorus Within Her” Explores Women’s Perspectives on Pandemic

The Theater Alliance, under the guidance of Producing Artistic Director Raymond Caldwell, has opened its 19th season at the Anacostia Playhouse with the choreopoem,...

Attend 95 Live Festival Sept. 11

Don’t Mute DC, Check It Enterprises LLC and The Go-Go Museum Café present a free festival for the community Saturday at Gateway Pavillion which...

Blood Memories Celebrates Wonder of African Survival in America

For Black Americans, Generational memory is the great miracle of Pan Africanism. The passing down and celebration of African memory is our birthright. An exhibit...