ITK: February 3rd, 2010

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DCCAH Happenings

Friday, February 5: Deadline for Nominations for the Mayor’s Arts Awards

Tuesday, February 23: Art Salon

Wednesday, February 24: Small Projects Mini-Grant Program Deadline

Monday, March 8: Poetry Out Loud

Openings

Thursday, February 4: Beauty of the Father‘ opens at GALA Hispanic Theatre *Fringe Button Discount!

Friday, February 5:

Best of DC Shorts

Dana Ellyn and Matt Sesow: “Till Death Do Us Part” at Longview

DC Advocates for the Arts: Discussion on Local Funding

Hillyer Art Space’s First Friday: ‘Adjunct/Disjunct,’ ‘Structured Turbulence’ by Dana Frostick and live music from Deon “Cleancutt”

‘Mixed Media Reflections’: 12 African American artists honor Black History Month at Corner Store Gallery

Sabar Dance Class at Dance Institute of Washington

Saturday, February 6:

CrossCurrents Dance Co. at Dance Place

‘Empty Time’ @The Fridge

Holly Bass Performance Projects reinterprets ‘Yinka Shonibare: MBE’ at the SI’s Museum of African Art

Matt Alber & Tom Goss Live in DC

No Kings Collective: Activation 2719

Take Five with CityDance Ensemble and the Levine School of Music

Sunday, February 7:

Beltway Poetry presents 10th Anniversary Reading of ‘Full Moon on K Street: Poems about Washington, DC’

The Historical Society of Washington and the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum: ‘East of the River: Continuity and Change’

Figure Painting with Chanel Compton @ The Fridge

Monday, February 8:

Folger Poetry: Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Wright

Tuesday, February 9:

Tuesdays at Noon with the National Geographic Society: ‘The Doll’

Speakeasy presents ‘After Hours’: Stories about things that happen at night

Wednesday, February 10:

DC Film Salon: Media Contracts

Hamiltonian Gallery: Call + Response Panel Discussion

Split This Rock & The Writer’s Center: A Poetry Discussion with Eyes and Soul–Images of Cuba by Nancy Morejon

Thursday, February 11:

BYT Presents Cruisin’

Carnegie Mellon’s DC Networking Fair

Kennedy Center presents ‘NSO Pops: A Salute to the Oscars’ with three-time Emmy winner Bill Conti

Friday, February 12:

Art of the Soul

Pink Line Project and Civilian Arts Projects presents Hearts & Skulls Valentine’s Party

Sucker for Love: Speakeasy presents their Valentine’s Day Special

The Saartjie Project presents ‘Deconstructing the Myth of the Booty’ at DC Arts Center *Fringe Button Benefits!

Saturday, February 13:

Irvine Contemporary: On/Off The Grid

Mason/Rhymes Productions’ Expressions Project: Late Night at Atlas featuring Life, Rhythm, Move Project

Picturing the Promise: Remembering Black Washington at Busboys & Poets (5th & K)

Sunday, February 14:

Concepts of Stenciling with Kevin “JAZI” Irvin @ The Fridge

Our City FilmFest at the Goethe-Institut

Valentine’s Day Concert with the Sweater Set @ The Fridge & Olicia Mancini

Tuesday, February 16: Tuesdays at Noon with the National Geographic Society: ‘Paddle to Seattle’

Wednesday, February 17:

That Face‘ Opening at Studio Theatre’s 2ndstage *Fringe Button Discount

Words Beats & Life’s ‘Philanthrobeat: For the Love of Music’

Thursday, February 18: ‘Into Bondage’ Gallery Talk at the Corcoran Gallery of Art

Friday, February 19: Intersections: A New American Art Festival at Atlas Performing Arts Center

Saturday, February 20:

Corcoran College of Art & Design Undergraduate Preview Day

SULU DC February Show Featuring: DJ 9-VOLT, Yellow Rage, Jenny C. Lares, Gowri K., Vijai Nathan & Mark Concerto

Monday, February 22:

African Continuum Theatre presents ‘The Old Settler Symposium

Words Between Two Reformers: Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt at the Portrait Gallery

Thursday, February 25:

Benefit for Duke Ellington School of the Arts–Stevie Wonder at the Kennedy Center

Folger Shakespeare Library’s 2010 Acquisitions Night

Sunday, February 28: African Continuum Theatre presents ‘Julia Sings Gospel

Ongoing

Adam de Boer: Memory Meets Imagination Halfway

Alan Feltus and Lani Irwin: Personal Interiors at the Katzen Center

Call + Response at Hamiltonian Gallery

Dance Place Winter Yard Sale

Folger Theatre presents Orestes, a Tragic Romp

I Am My Own Wife at Signature Theatre

In the Red & Brown Water at Studio Theatre

Michael Platt: ‘Abandoned Places’ at International Visions Gallery

Re-enslavement Revisited at MLK Public Library

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s ‘Antony & Cleopatra’

SNOWGLOBE at Transformer Gallery

Washington Project for the Arts: Cream

Words Beats & Life: The Divine 9 Challenge

Artist Resources

Wednesday, February 3: Hamiltonian Artists Professional Development Speaker Series: ‘Taxes for Artists’

Saturday, February 6: The Art of Taxes at Flashpoint

Monday, February 8: Managing Nonprofit Technology Projects presented by Aspiration and CITI

Thursday, February 11:

American University’s Center for Social Media: Making Your Media Matter

TechSoup Talks: How TechSoup Can Help Your Organization

Sunday, February 21: Laura Zam presents How to Make a Living in the Arts

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ArtWorks: be the next designer for the NEA’s new blog logo

DC Water and Sewer Authority: Logo Re-design Contest

Dekka (1338 U Street NW) has limited space available for talented and ambitious artists for only $75 a month: email joshuatiktin@msn.com

Golden Triangle BID: Creative Bike Rack Call to Artists

Hamiltonian Artists: 2010 Fellowship Program applications available

Manifest Equality: National Call to Artists

National Endowment for the Arts: Challenge America Fast Track

National Endowment for the Arts: Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth

Transformer Gallery has extended its FlatFile opportunity for emerging artists

Words. Beats. Life. The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture is currently seeking essays and high quality art work for upcoming issues.

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