Saturday, September 23, 2017
Metro Mambo with Dance Place
For the third year, Jim Byers, host of WPFW 89.3 FM’s Latin Flavor, presents rare, live and unreleased recordings of Palladium Ballroom-era Latin music legends. Featuring archival gems from Tito Puente’s biographer Joe Conzo, Sr., the event culminates with an open dance floor and live Latin band.
COQUITRUCOS with Dance Place
COQUITRUCOS or El Salvador meets Borinquen brings together four elders of the DC Latinx arts community in a multimedia performance. Puerto Rican bassist Pepe Gonzalez, Puerto Rican poet Sammy Miranda, El Salvadorian percussionist Ivan Navas and El Salvadorian poet Quique Aviles present an evening of music and poetry inspired by their lives in the heart of DC’s Latinx community.
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Teddy Bear 5K & 1K with Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center
Proceeds benefit Falls Church McLean Children’s Center which has been providing young children from low- and moderate-income families a solid foundation for success in school and in life since 1968.
When: Sunday, September 24, 2017 (2:00 PM – 5:30 PM)
Where: 1k-Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center; 5k-Pimmit Hills Park, 7230 Idylwood Rd, Falls Church, VA 22043
Fee: Early Registration: $35 for 5k, $15 for 1k; Race Day: $40 for 5k, $15 for 1k
Contact: Falls Church McLean Children’s Center, (703) 534-4907
For more information: click here
Thursday, September 28, 2017
New Volunteer Training: Litigating Protection Order Cases for Domestic Violence Victims with DC Volunteer Lawyers Project
Help domestic violence victims obtain “stay-away” orders against their abusers, and gain supervised in-court litigation experience in a short time frame – on average, just 8-12 days per case. This training provides an overview of the process for obtaining a CPO on behalf of domestic violence survivors. Topics include: dynamics of domestic violence, the Intra-Family Offenses Act, interviewing clients, obtaining evidence, and handling contested hearings.
Friday, September 29, 2017
DC Casineros with Dance Place
World-renowned salsa company DC Casineros perform their signature blend of Cuban dance styles, including Rueda de Casino, Afro-Cuban Rumba, Cha Cha Chá, Mambo, Danzón and other Cuban Popular dances. With special guest performers and live music, the Casineros build healthy communities through the art and culture of Cuban Dance. Performance in the theater followed by a rollicking social dance party – get up and dance with us!