This beauty pageant platform is a non conventional way to do HIV prevention and education through categories such as talent, evening gown, avant garde, creative costume, and swimsuit. This pageant also is to make each one of our participants, friends and sponsors, regardless of race or color, feel proud of our Latino Heritage.
Our season begins with the powerful and emotional Concert Overture No. 1 in E minor by groundbreaking 19th-century composer, Louise Farrenc, launching our adventures into places known and unknown.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Café . This popular, cabaret-style event features traditional dance and live music performed by dancers from Furia Flamenca Dance Company and guitarists Maestro Torcuato Zamora and Juan L. Romero, and percussionist Henry Rodriguez.
Crucified is based on nonfictional circumstances that circled Horne's childhood trauma and the recent transition of her mother, resulting in hatred and demise. She decided to use her pain to enlighten others, sharing her story and showing her triumph, her claim to victory, and not a victim.
When two off-duty British soldiers go for a drink on the outskirts of Belfast in 1979, they meet two local girls. What seems like a typical night at the pub turns into something much darker.
Travel with CCS to the golden era of silent films with a live performance of Andrew Simpson’s original score accompanying a screening of famed comedian Buster Keaton’s hilarious - but silent - romp One Week. Ideal for audiences of all ages, One Week chronicles the comedic misadventures of a newly-wed couple’s attempt to build a DIY house they were given as a wedding gift - all in 22 minutes.
Bring the whole family! It’s time for CCS’s annual interactive family concert. The performance begins with local composer Charlie Barnett’s energetic and participatory Give Me the Orchestra, which introduces the audience to each section of the orchestra.
Capitol Movement's DC Artist Exchange explores inclusivity in the Arts and our Community. It is developing a sense of belonging, value, and being valued while actively seeking engagement with people from all backgrounds and perspectives. Join us for an evening of exploration, expression, and entertainment.
A journey through the intimate stories of those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS as we tell their stories of struggle, hope, and perseverance; and how their faith sustained them. There will also be a candlelight vigil where we will remember those we have lost to the epidemic. This will be a night of fellowship, anointed singing, dancing, and spoken word, a night sure to be a blessing to all who attend.
Celebrate the holidays with performances of cool classics by Shorty Rogers, Thad Jones, Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn, Stan Kenton, and a handful of arrangements by BCJO Ghosts of Christmas Past. Directed by Brad Linde and Joe Herrera, the 17-piece big band is enjoying its 12th year of adventurous and exciting programming.
Come celebrate the Holidays with us! Create a new tradition celebrating the holidays the Spanish way. This festive program will take you on a journey of some of the most festive holiday traditions as celebrated in Spain and Puerto Rico.
“A Chocolate City Nutcracker” is Black Leaves Dance Company’s first ever re-staging of the classic ballet “The Nutcracker”. Join us as we follow a young, gay man at his HBCU’s holiday party, surrounded by chosen family & friends, who is searching for his Prince.
Come experience the sounds of the season with DC's very own Reverb, an African American a cappella vocal group that features gospel, soul and pop music and for December -- songs that celebrate joy, love, peace, harmony, togetherness, hope, and community. A musical treat not to be missed.
In the Lab is a year-long series of shows presented by Glade Dance Collective at Atlas Performing Arts Center, showcasing new works-in-progress by Glade members and other choreographers from throughout the DC dance community.