Saturday, September 23, 2017

Metro Mambo

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.

Event Information


  • When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 (2:30 PM)
  • Where: Dance Place, 3225 8th St. NE, Washington, DC 20017   map
  • Fee: $15 -$30
  • Contact: Amanda, (202) 269-1601
  • For more information: click here


COQUITRUCOS

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.

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Saturday, September 23, 2017 8:00 PM Saturday, September 23, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York COQUITRUCOS http://www.danceplace.org/performances/coquitrucos/ 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. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5048 Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Sunday, September 24, 2017

Teddy Bear 5K & 1K

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.

Event Information


  • 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   map
  • Fee: April 3-July 3: $20 for 5k, $10 for 1k; July 4-Aug 1: $25 for 5k, $15 for 1k; Aug 2-$30 for 5k, $15 for 1k; Sept 5-6:00 am Sept 24th: $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
Sunday, September 24, 2017 2:00 PM Sunday, September 24, 2017 5:30 PM America/New_York Teddy Bear 5K & 1K https://tinyurl.com/PRRaces-TeddyBear5K 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. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5041 1k-Falls Church-McLean Children\'s Center; 5k-Pimmit Hills Park 7230 Idylwood Rd Falls Church VA 22043 Renee Boyle ReneeBoyleFCMLCC@gmail.com



Thursday, September 28, 2017

New Volunteer Training: Litigating Protection Order Cases for Domestic Violence Victims  

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.

Event Information


  • When: Thursday, September 28, 2017 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
  • Where: Paul Weiss, 2001 K St NW, Washington, DC 20006   map
  • Volunteer Info: Learning about volunteer opportunities!
  • Contact: Emilia Plater-Zyberk, (202) 885-5542
  • For more information: click here
Thursday, September 28, 2017 10:00 AM Thursday, September 28, 2017 3:00 PM America/New_York New Volunteer Training: Litigating Protection Order Cases for Domestic Violence Victims http://www.dcvlp.org/calendar 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. Volunteers? Learning about volunteer opportunities! From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5070 Paul Weiss 2001 K St NW Washington DC 20006 Jackie Love-Baker jlovebaker@dcvlp.org



Friday, September 29, 2017

DC Casineros

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!

Event Information


Friday, September 29, 2017 8:00 PM Friday, September 29, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York DC Casineros http://www.danceplace.org/performances/dc-casineros/ 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! Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5049 Dance Place 3225 8th St. NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Saturday, September 30, 2017

Fall Fitness Fun with Girls on the Run - DC

Girls on the Run - DC

Try a fitness mix-up with us at Northwest Sport & Health (4001 Brandywine St NW). Enjoy two (2) 45 minute classes that will provide a great workout -- BarreOne and Zumba / BANG Power Dance combined. Tickets are $35 and benefit Girls on the Run - DC girls. We'll have raffle prizes, refreshments, & you'll have fun challenging yourself. Bring a friend and rotate with them. Class descriptions are below: BarreOne™ is a fun and funky strength, flexibility, and balance workout. Graceful but intense, BarreOne combines great music with a ballet aesthetic to fully tone and balance the body. BANG Power Dance™ is an urban-inspired dance/fitness class. A fusion of hip hop, world dance, boxing, aerobics and bodyweight training – this class will take your workout to a whole new level! Zumba® - Fusing Latin and world rhythms, Zumba® mixes lower- and higher-intensity moves into an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party.

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 1:30 PM Saturday, September 30, 2017 3:30 PM America/New_York Fall Fitness Fun with Girls on the Run - DC https://www.raceplanner.com/registrationinfo/event/SMBK84ATAWJFIAO Try a fitness mix-up with us at Northwest Sport & Health (4001 Brandywine St NW). Enjoy two (2) 45 minute classes that will provide a great workout -- BarreOne and Zumba / BANG Power Dance combined. Tickets are $35 and benefit Girls on the Run - DC girls. We\'ll have raffle prizes, refreshments, & you\'ll have fun challenging yourself. Bring a friend and rotate with them. Class descriptions are below: BarreOne™ is a fun and funky strength, flexibility, and balance workout. Graceful but intense, BarreOne combines great music with a ballet aesthetic to fully tone and balance the body. BANG Power Dance™ is an urban-inspired dance/fitness class. A fusion of hip hop, world dance, boxing, aerobics and bodyweight training – this class will take your workout to a whole new level! Zumba® - Fusing Latin and world rhythms, Zumba® mixes lower- and higher-intensity moves into an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5074 Northwest Sport & Health 4001 Brandywine St NW Washington DC 20016 Kelly Makimaa kelly@gotrdc.org



Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Metro Tap Roots

Dance Place

The third annual Metro Tap Roots celebrates the DC metropolitan area’s rich history of tap dancing with a premiere in collaboration with poet Nikki Giovanni. Directed by Baakari Wilder and Michael Anthony Williams, The Grasshopper’s Song revisits a classic Aesop Fable with a new twist!

Event Information


Wednesday, October 4, 2017 8:00 PM Wednesday, October 4, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York Metro Tap Roots http://www.danceplace.org/performances/metro-tap-roots/ The third annual Metro Tap Roots celebrates the DC metropolitan area’s rich history of tap dancing with a premiere in collaboration with poet Nikki Giovanni. Directed by Baakari Wilder and Michael Anthony Williams, The Grasshopper’s Song revisits a classic Aesop Fable with a new twist! Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5056 Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Thursday, October 5, 2017

New Volunteer Training: Representing At-Risk Children as a Guardian Ad Litem  

DC Volunteer Lawyers Project

As a court-appointed guardian ad litem, you will advocate for the best interests of children at serious risk of harm in a disputed custody case. This training will prepare you to serve as a voice in court for children facing dangers such as violence in the home. The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project provides training, in-court supervision, malpractice insurance, and more to make sure our volunteers are well-prepared to be a voice for children in court.

Event Information


  • When: Thursday, October 5, 2017 (9:30 AM - 2:30 PM)
  • Where: Pillsbury, 1200 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036   map
  • Volunteer Info: Learning about volunteer opportunities!
  • Contact: Emilia Plater-Zyberk, (202) 885-5542
  • For more information: click here
Thursday, October 5, 2017 9:30 AM Thursday, October 5, 2017 2:30 PM America/New_York New Volunteer Training: Representing At-Risk Children as a Guardian Ad Litem http://www.dcvlp.org/calendar As a court-appointed guardian ad litem, you will advocate for the best interests of children at serious risk of harm in a disputed custody case. This training will prepare you to serve as a voice in court for children facing dangers such as violence in the home. The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project provides training, in-court supervision, malpractice insurance, and more to make sure our volunteers are well-prepared to be a voice for children in court. Volunteers? Learning about volunteer opportunities! From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5072 Pillsbury 1200 17th St NW Washington DC 20036 Jackie Love-Baker jlovebaker@dcvlp.org



Metro Tap Roots

Dance Place

The third annual Metro Tap Roots celebrates the DC metropolitan area’s rich history of tap dancing with a premiere in collaboration with poet Nikki Giovanni. Directed by Baakari Wilder and Michael Anthony Williams, The Grasshopper’s Song revisits a classic Aesop Fable with a new twist!

Event Information


Thursday, October 5, 2017 4:00 PM Thursday, October 5, 2017 4:00 PM America/New_York Metro Tap Roots http://www.danceplace.org/performances/metro-tap-roots/ The third annual Metro Tap Roots celebrates the DC metropolitan area’s rich history of tap dancing with a premiere in collaboration with poet Nikki Giovanni. Directed by Baakari Wilder and Michael Anthony Williams, The Grasshopper’s Song revisits a classic Aesop Fable with a new twist! Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5057 Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Saturday, October 7, 2017

Roy Assaf Dance

Dance Place

Israeli choreographer Roy Assaf brings his award-winning repertory to DC, straight from their engagements at Jacob’s Pillow and American Dance Festival.

Six Years Later shows a meeting between two mysterious figures, their pasts unknown and their story told through evocative undulations. We can understand the dancers’ past only by what they show us now. In this quiet meeting, their gestures flicker before our eyes, confirming or shattering our assumptions.

In a trio infused with meaning and insight, The Hill challenges three men to find the softer side of masculinity and fraternity. As they summit an enormous challenge, they find that all they have left is each other.

Event Information


  • When: Saturday, October 7, 2017 (8:00 PM)
  • Where: Dance Place, 3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017   map
  • Fee: $15 - $30
  • Contact: Amanda, (202) 269-1601
  • For more information: click here
Saturday, October 7, 2017 8:00 PM Saturday, October 7, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York Roy Assaf Dance http://www.danceplace.org/performances/roy-assaf-dance/ Israeli choreographer Roy Assaf brings his award-winning repertory to DC, straight from their engagements at Jacob’s Pillow and American Dance Festival.

Six Years Later shows a meeting between two mysterious figures, their pasts unknown and their story told through evocative undulations. We can understand the dancers’ past only by what they show us now. In this quiet meeting, their gestures flicker before our eyes, confirming or shattering our assumptions.

In a trio infused with meaning and insight, The Hill challenges three men to find the softer side of masculinity and fraternity. As they summit an enormous challenge, they find that all they have left is each other. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5050
Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org




Sunday, October 8, 2017

Roy Assaf Dance

Dance Place

Israeli choreographer Roy Assaf brings his award-winning repertory to DC, straight from their engagements at Jacob’s Pillow and American Dance Festival.

Six Years Later shows a meeting between two mysterious figures, their pasts unknown and their story told through evocative undulations. We can understand the dancers’ past only by what they show us now. In this quiet meeting, their gestures flicker before our eyes, confirming or shattering our assumptions.

In a trio infused with meaning and insight, The Hill challenges three men to find the softer side of masculinity and fraternity. As they summit an enormous challenge, they find that all they have left is each other.

Event Information


  • When: Sunday, October 8, 2017 (7:00 PM)
  • Where: Dance Place, 3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017   map
  • Fee: $15 -$30
  • Contact: Amanda, (202) 269-1601
  • For more information: click here
Sunday, October 8, 2017 7:00 PM Sunday, October 8, 2017 7:00 PM America/New_York Roy Assaf Dance http://www.danceplace.org/performances/roy-assaf-dance/ Israeli choreographer Roy Assaf brings his award-winning repertory to DC, straight from their engagements at Jacob’s Pillow and American Dance Festival.

Six Years Later shows a meeting between two mysterious figures, their pasts unknown and their story told through evocative undulations. We can understand the dancers’ past only by what they show us now. In this quiet meeting, their gestures flicker before our eyes, confirming or shattering our assumptions.

In a trio infused with meaning and insight, The Hill challenges three men to find the softer side of masculinity and fraternity. As they summit an enormous challenge, they find that all they have left is each other. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5051
Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org




Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Career Connections  

Computer CORE

Career Connections is a workshop available to all job seekers, recruiters and guests to share job leads, hear about new positions, and exchange resume advice.

Event Information


  • When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
  • Where: Computer CORE Headquaters, 5881 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041   map
  • Volunteer Info: HR professionals and recruiters can share job leads and openings, while volunteers could help with resume building.
  • Contact: Quincy White , (703) 931-7346 ext 104
  • For more information: click here
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:00 PM Wednesday, October 11, 2017 7:00 PM America/New_York Career Connections javascript:alert(\'Sorry, no further information.\'); Career Connections is a workshop available to all job seekers, recruiters and guests to share job leads, hear about new positions, and exchange resume advice. Volunteers? HR professionals and recruiters can share job leads and openings, while volunteers could help with resume building. From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5037 Computer CORE Headquaters 5881 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041 Quincy White quincy@computercore.org



Saturday, October 14, 2017

Fall Frenzy  

DC SCORES

The Fall Frenzy, held each October, is one of the premier events of the DC SCORES fall season and brings together the elementary school program as well as family, community members, volunteers, longtime supporters of the program and others. More than 800 students representing DC SCORES’ elementary public and public charter schools compete in a round-robin soccer tournament and rotate between other activities such as face painting; fitness booths; relay races; a creative expression table and more. Over 1,000 people annually attend the Fall Frenzy at Trinity University.

Event Information


  • When: Saturday, October 14, 2017 (7:30 AM - 3:00 PM)
  • Where: Trinity Washington University (athletic fields) , 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017   map
  • Volunteer Info: Volunteer opportunities include working at activity booths, refereeing soccer games, distributing lunch, and set-up/clean-up of the event.
  • Contact: Lindsey Sharp, (202) 393-6999 ext 310
  • For more information: click here
Saturday, October 14, 2017 7:30 AM Saturday, October 14, 2017 3:00 PM America/New_York Fall Frenzy http://bit.ly/FallFrenzy2017 The Fall Frenzy, held each October, is one of the premier events of the DC SCORES fall season and brings together the elementary school program as well as family, community members, volunteers, longtime supporters of the program and others. More than 800 students representing DC SCORES’ elementary public and public charter schools compete in a round-robin soccer tournament and rotate between other activities such as face painting; fitness booths; relay races; a creative expression table and more. Over 1,000 people annually attend the Fall Frenzy at Trinity University. Volunteers? Volunteer opportunities include working at activity booths, refereeing soccer games, distributing lunch, and set-up/clean-up of the event. From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5075 Trinity Washington University (athletic fields) 125 Michigan Ave. NE Washington DC 20017 Jake Lloyd jlloyd@americascores.org



Houston Gala

Tahirih Justice Center

Join the Tahirih Justice Center at our 6th Annual Houston Gala! This year marks a number of exciting milestones for Tahirih, including eight wonderful years in Houston and 20 successful years as a national organization, protecting more than 22,000 courageous women and girls from around the world.

Event Information


Saturday, October 14, 2017 6:30 PM Saturday, October 14, 2017 6:30 PM America/New_York Houston Gala http://www.tahirih.org/get-involved/events/houston-gala/ Join the Tahirih Justice Center at our 6th Annual Houston Gala! This year marks a number of exciting milestones for Tahirih, including eight wonderful years in Houston and 20 successful years as a national organization, protecting more than 22,000 courageous women and girls from around the world. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5067 Hotel Zaza 5701 Main Street Houston TX 77005 Sara Amin saraa@tahirih.org



Thursday, October 19, 2017

New Volunteer Training: Litigating Family Law Cases for Domestic Violence Victims  

DC Volunteer Lawyers Project

Help domestic violence victims find long-term safety and rebuild their lives, while gaining experience with a full range of litigation skills—including discovery, motion writing, negotiation, and trial advocacy. The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project provides training, in-court supervision, malpractice insurance, and more to make sure our volunteers are well-prepared to be a voice for victims in court.

Event Information


  • When: Thursday, October 19, 2017 (10:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
  • Where: Fried Frank, 801 17th St NW, #600 , Washington, DC 20006   map
  • Volunteer Info: Learning about volunteer opportunities to represent victims and children!
  • Contact: Emilia Plater-Zyberk, (202) 885-5542
  • For more information: click here
Thursday, October 19, 2017 10:00 AM Thursday, October 19, 2017 2:30 PM America/New_York New Volunteer Training: Litigating Family Law Cases for Domestic Violence Victims http://www.dcvlp.org/calendar Help domestic violence victims find long-term safety and rebuild their lives, while gaining experience with a full range of litigation skills—including discovery, motion writing, negotiation, and trial advocacy. The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project provides training, in-court supervision, malpractice insurance, and more to make sure our volunteers are well-prepared to be a voice for victims in court. Volunteers? Learning about volunteer opportunities to represent victims and children! From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5071 Fried Frank 801 17th St NW, #600 Washington DC 20006 Jackie Love-Baker jlovebaker@dcvlp.org



The Spirit of Georgetown

Georgetown Ministry Center

The Spirit of Georgetown Benefit is a community effort that raises a great share of funding for Georgetown Ministry Center’s annual operating budget – staffing, programs, services and materials. It is also a time to recognize those who have made notable contributions of time, talents and leadership to GMC’s work leading people experiencing homelessness towards stability and housing. This year’s Spirit will be hosted by author, journalist and long-time Washingtonian, Sally Quinn, and will honor Mayor Muriel Bowser for her leadership on issues of homelessness. Don't miss out on this epic annual event -- become a sponsor or purchase your tickets today!

Event Information


Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:30 PM Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:30 PM America/New_York The Spirit of Georgetown https://donate.georgetownministrycenter.org/washington/events/2017-spirit-georgetown/e142334 The Spirit of Georgetown Benefit is a community effort that raises a great share of funding for Georgetown Ministry Center’s annual operating budget – staffing, programs, services and materials. It is also a time to recognize those who have made notable contributions of time, talents and leadership to GMC’s work leading people experiencing homelessness towards stability and housing. This year’s Spirit will be hosted by author, journalist and long-time Washingtonian, Sally Quinn, and will honor Mayor Muriel Bowser for her leadership on issues of homelessness. Don\'t miss out on this epic annual event -- become a sponsor or purchase your tickets today! Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5078 Home of Sally Quinn 3014 N Street, NW Washington DC 20007 Carolyn Landes carolyn@gmcgt.org



Saturday, October 21, 2017

MOMENTUM Gala

Dance Place

Celebrate Dance Place’s next stage at our annual Gala and see Dance Place like you’ve never seen it before!

Explore Dance Place’s arts campus with immersive art installations that merge performance, theater design and technology. Choose your own adventure as you journey through sensory exhibitions that envelop guests in an arts fun-house experience. Discover dancers hidden throughout the spaces, navigate a coliseum of tires, decipher optical illusions and more.

Plus, special guest performance by new Executive Artistic Director Christopher K. Morgan in our theater.

Enjoy tasty libations, bid on our silent auction and end the night with our signature DP dance party.

Event Information


Saturday, October 21, 2017 7:00 PM Saturday, October 21, 2017 7:00 PM America/New_York MOMENTUM Gala http://www.danceplace.org/performances/momentum-season-gala/ Celebrate Dance Place’s next stage at our annual Gala and see Dance Place like you’ve never seen it before!

Explore Dance Place’s arts campus with immersive art installations that merge performance, theater design and technology. Choose your own adventure as you journey through sensory exhibitions that envelop guests in an arts fun-house experience. Discover dancers hidden throughout the spaces, navigate a coliseum of tires, decipher optical illusions and more.

Plus, special guest performance by new Executive Artistic Director Christopher K. Morgan in our theater.

Enjoy tasty libations, bid on our silent auction and end the night with our signature DP dance party. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5052
Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org




Saturday, October 28, 2017

LMnO3

Dance Place

New York City-based trio LMnO3 shifts identities in a kaleidoscopic pageant of status and femininity. B.A.N.G.S.: Made in America uses hard rap, body percussion and a game show to repurpose how we unapologetically wear our own “Beauty, Age, Number, Goodness and Size.” Donning velvet evening wear, rip-stop jumpsuits, snack-filled purses and sensible bathing suits, the dancers explore what they are – and aren’t – qualified to do. Serious play and creative instincts rule as the trio obsesses over the ideas behind B.A.N.G.S., a mnemonic acronym frequently used by French-language learners turned into a handy feminist to-dismantle list.

Event Information


Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:00 PM Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York LMnO3 http://www.danceplace.org/performances/lmno3/ New York City-based trio LMnO3 shifts identities in a kaleidoscopic pageant of status and femininity. B.A.N.G.S.: Made in America uses hard rap, body percussion and a game show to repurpose how we unapologetically wear our own “Beauty, Age, Number, Goodness and Size.” Donning velvet evening wear, rip-stop jumpsuits, snack-filled purses and sensible bathing suits, the dancers explore what they are – and aren’t – qualified to do. Serious play and creative instincts rule as the trio obsesses over the ideas behind B.A.N.G.S., a mnemonic acronym frequently used by French-language learners turned into a handy feminist to-dismantle list. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5053 Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Sunday, October 29, 2017

LMnO3

Dance Place

New York City-based trio LMnO3 shifts identities in a kaleidoscopic pageant of status and femininity. B.A.N.G.S.: Made in America uses hard rap, body percussion and a game show to repurpose how we unapologetically wear our own “Beauty, Age, Number, Goodness and Size.” Donning velvet evening wear, rip-stop jumpsuits, snack-filled purses and sensible bathing suits, the dancers explore what they are – and aren’t – qualified to do. Serious play and creative instincts rule as the trio obsesses over the ideas behind B.A.N.G.S., a mnemonic acronym frequently used by French-language learners turned into a handy feminist to-dismantle list.

Event Information


Sunday, October 29, 2017 7:00 PM Sunday, October 29, 2017 7:00 PM America/New_York LMnO3 http://www.danceplace.org/performances/lmno3/ New York City-based trio LMnO3 shifts identities in a kaleidoscopic pageant of status and femininity. B.A.N.G.S.: Made in America uses hard rap, body percussion and a game show to repurpose how we unapologetically wear our own “Beauty, Age, Number, Goodness and Size.” Donning velvet evening wear, rip-stop jumpsuits, snack-filled purses and sensible bathing suits, the dancers explore what they are – and aren’t – qualified to do. Serious play and creative instincts rule as the trio obsesses over the ideas behind B.A.N.G.S., a mnemonic acronym frequently used by French-language learners turned into a handy feminist to-dismantle list. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5054 Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Joy of Motion's Mixed Movement

Dance Place

Joy of Motion Dance Center brings you Mixed Movement: Entertainment in Motion, a series that mixes dance together with live music, poetry and theater. Join us for a humorous and eclectic night out that’s both thought-provoking and entertaining.

Event Information


  • When: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 (8:00 PM)
  • Where: Dance Place, 3225 8th St NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017   map
  • Fee: $15 -$30
  • Contact: Amanda Blythe, (202) 691-1601
  • For more information: click here
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 8:00 PM Wednesday, November 1, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York Joy of Motion\'s Mixed Movement http://www.danceplace.org/performances/joy-of-motions-mixed-movement/ Joy of Motion Dance Center brings you Mixed Movement: Entertainment in Motion, a series that mixes dance together with live music, poetry and theater. Join us for a humorous and eclectic night out that’s both thought-provoking and entertaining. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5055 Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington District of Columbia 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Saturday, November 4, 2017

Friendship Walks  

Friendship Place

Friendship Walks is a 1.5 mile fun and peaceful walk around the National Mall focused on ending homelessness in the Washington D.C. region. All proceeds benefit Friendship Place, a nonprofit organization that offers the most effective model for addressing homelessness, with innovative programs that empower participants to rebuild their lives, find homes, get jobs, and reconnect with friends, family, and the community, permanently! Registering for the walk is easy. And you can either walk with us or create your own team by inviting your friends, family, and coworkers. Together, we're going take one big step (several, actually) to ending homelessness in the DC region.

Event Information


  • When: Saturday, November 4, 2017 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
  • Where: National Mall - Lincoln Memorial , 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, DC 20037   map
  • Fee: $30 for adults, $10 students, free for children under 6
  • Volunteer Info: Helping with registration and guiding participants.
  • Contact: Zack Tobler, (202) 503-2969
  • For more information: click here
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 AM Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:30 AM America/New_York Friendship Walks http://support.friendshipwalks.org/site/TR/Events/General?pg=entry&fr_id=1080 Friendship Walks is a 1.5 mile fun and peaceful walk around the National Mall focused on ending homelessness in the Washington D.C. region. All proceeds benefit Friendship Place, a nonprofit organization that offers the most effective model for addressing homelessness, with innovative programs that empower participants to rebuild their lives, find homes, get jobs, and reconnect with friends, family, and the community, permanently! Registering for the walk is easy. And you can either walk with us or create your own team by inviting your friends, family, and coworkers. Together, we\'re going take one big step (several, actually) to ending homelessness in the DC region. Volunteers? Helping with registration and guiding participants. From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=4977 National Mall - Lincoln Memorial 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW Washington DC 20037 Yimka Odebode yodebode@friendshipplace.org



Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Career Connections  

Computer CORE

Career Connections is a workshop available to all job seekers, recruiters and guests to share job leads, hear about new positions, and exchange resume advice.

Event Information


  • When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
  • Where: Computer CORE Headquaters, 5881 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041   map
  • Volunteer Info: HR professionals and recruiters can share job leads and openings, while volunteers could help with resume building.
  • Contact: Quincy White , (703) 931-7346 ext 104
  • For more information: click here
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 6:00 PM Wednesday, November 8, 2017 7:00 PM America/New_York Career Connections javascript:alert(\'Sorry, no further information.\'); Career Connections is a workshop available to all job seekers, recruiters and guests to share job leads, hear about new positions, and exchange resume advice. Volunteers? HR professionals and recruiters can share job leads and openings, while volunteers could help with resume building. From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5038 Computer CORE Headquaters 5881 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041 Quincy White quincy@computercore.org



Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Poetry Slam! (night 1)  

DC SCORES

The DC SCORES Poetry Slam! is the largest youth slam in Washington, DC, and the culminating event of the DC SCORES fall season. The two-night event showcases original works of poetry written by over 2,000 students representing District of Columbia public and public charter schools in seven of the city’s eight wards. In a competitive format, each school takes the stage for five minutes to perform group and individual poems in front of capacity crowds. The DC SCORES Poetry Slam! funnels the energy and creativity of youth into self-expression as a means of improving their literacy rates and raising their self-esteem. The event has been featured in The Washington Post &n Capital Community News, and participants have read their poems on NBC-4.

Event Information


  • When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Where: Columbia Heights Education Campus (auditorium), 3101 16th St. NW, Washington, DC 20010   map
  • Volunteer Info: Volunteers are needed for setup, breakdown, ushering special guests, and more.
  • Contact: Lindsey Sharp, (202) 393-6999 ext 310
  • For more information: click here
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:00 PM Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York Poetry Slam! (night 1) https://www.dcscores.org/ The DC SCORES Poetry Slam! is the largest youth slam in Washington, DC, and the culminating event of the DC SCORES fall season. The two-night event showcases original works of poetry written by over 2,000 students representing District of Columbia public and public charter schools in seven of the city’s eight wards. In a competitive format, each school takes the stage for five minutes to perform group and individual poems in front of capacity crowds. The DC SCORES Poetry Slam! funnels the energy and creativity of youth into self-expression as a means of improving their literacy rates and raising their self-esteem. The event has been featured in The Washington Post &n Capital Community News, and participants have read their poems on NBC-4. Volunteers? Volunteers are needed for setup, breakdown, ushering special guests, and more. From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5076 Columbia Heights Education Campus (auditorium) 3101 16th St. NW Washington DC 20010 Jake Lloyd jlloyd@americascores.org



Thursday, November 16, 2017

Poetry Slam! (night 2)  

DC SCORES

The DC SCORES Poetry Slam! is the largest youth slam in Washington, DC, and the culminating event of the DC SCORES fall season. The two-night event showcases original works of poetry written by over 2,000 students representing District of Columbia public and public charter schools in seven of the city’s eight wards. In a competitive format, each school takes the stage for five minutes to perform group and individual poems in front of capacity crowds. The DC SCORES Poetry Slam! funnels the energy and creativity of youth into self-expression as a means of improving their literacy rates and raising their self-esteem. The event has been featured in The Washington Post & Capital Community News, and participants have read their poems on NBC-4.

Event Information


  • When: Thursday, November 16, 2017 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Where: H.D. Woodson High School, 540 55th St. NE, Washington, DC 20019   map
  • Volunteer Info: Volunteers are needed for setup, breakdown, ushering special guests, and more.
  • Contact: Lindsey Sharp, (202) 393-6999 ext 310
  • For more information: click here
Thursday, November 16, 2017 5:00 PM Thursday, November 16, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York Poetry Slam! (night 2) https://www.dcscores.org/ The DC SCORES Poetry Slam! is the largest youth slam in Washington, DC, and the culminating event of the DC SCORES fall season. The two-night event showcases original works of poetry written by over 2,000 students representing District of Columbia public and public charter schools in seven of the city’s eight wards. In a competitive format, each school takes the stage for five minutes to perform group and individual poems in front of capacity crowds. The DC SCORES Poetry Slam! funnels the energy and creativity of youth into self-expression as a means of improving their literacy rates and raising their self-esteem. The event has been featured in The Washington Post & Capital Community News, and participants have read their poems on NBC-4. Volunteers? Volunteers are needed for setup, breakdown, ushering special guests, and more. From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5077 H.D. Woodson High School 540 55th St. NE Washington DC 20019 Jake Lloyd jlloyd@americascores.org



Saturday, November 18, 2017

What's Going On

Dance Place

Returning home after a sold-out nationwide tour, What’s Going On is Dance Place’s critically acclaimed producing debut that “offers the sweetest solace possible: people coming together” (The Washington Post). Artistic Director Vincent E. Thomas looks through the lens of Marvin Gaye’s transcendent music and finds a reflection of the world today. Taking inspiration from 1971’s inimitable What’s Going On, Marvin Gaye’s insights into life, love and social justice are given fresh perspectives with choreography by Vincent E. Thomas, Ralph Glenmore and Sylvia Soumah.

This evening-length work features Modern, Jazz and West African dance. What’s Going On seeks to provoke thoughtfulness and spark conversations to ignite change in each community it touches.

Event Information


Saturday, November 18, 2017 8:00 PM Saturday, November 18, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York What\'s Going On http://www.danceplace.org/performances/whats-going-on-1/ Returning home after a sold-out nationwide tour, What’s Going On is Dance Place’s critically acclaimed producing debut that “offers the sweetest solace possible: people coming together” (The Washington Post). Artistic Director Vincent E. Thomas looks through the lens of Marvin Gaye’s transcendent music and finds a reflection of the world today. Taking inspiration from 1971’s inimitable What’s Going On, Marvin Gaye’s insights into life, love and social justice are given fresh perspectives with choreography by Vincent E. Thomas, Ralph Glenmore and Sylvia Soumah.

This evening-length work features Modern, Jazz and West African dance. What’s Going On seeks to provoke thoughtfulness and spark conversations to ignite change in each community it touches. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5058
Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org




Sunday, November 19, 2017

What's Going On

Dance Place

Returning home after a sold-out nationwide tour, What’s Going On is Dance Place’s critically acclaimed producing debut that “offers the sweetest solace possible: people coming together” (The Washington Post). Artistic Director Vincent E. Thomas looks through the lens of Marvin Gaye’s transcendent music and finds a reflection of the world today. Taking inspiration from 1971’s inimitable What’s Going On, Marvin Gaye’s insights into life, love and social justice are given fresh perspectives with choreography by Vincent E. Thomas, Ralph Glenmore and Sylvia Soumah.

This evening-length work features Modern, Jazz and West African dance. What’s Going On seeks to provoke thoughtfulness and spark conversations to ignite change in each community it touches.

Event Information


Sunday, November 19, 2017 4:00 PM Sunday, November 19, 2017 4:00 PM America/New_York What\'s Going On http://www.danceplace.org/performances/whats-going-on-1/ Returning home after a sold-out nationwide tour, What’s Going On is Dance Place’s critically acclaimed producing debut that “offers the sweetest solace possible: people coming together” (The Washington Post). Artistic Director Vincent E. Thomas looks through the lens of Marvin Gaye’s transcendent music and finds a reflection of the world today. Taking inspiration from 1971’s inimitable What’s Going On, Marvin Gaye’s insights into life, love and social justice are given fresh perspectives with choreography by Vincent E. Thomas, Ralph Glenmore and Sylvia Soumah.

This evening-length work features Modern, Jazz and West African dance. What’s Going On seeks to provoke thoughtfulness and spark conversations to ignite change in each community it touches. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5059
Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org




Saturday, December 2, 2017

The DC Contemporary Dance Theatre / El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea

Dance Place

Founded in 1984 by Artistic Director Miya Hisaka, The DC Contemporary Dance Theatre / El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea builds DC’s rich foundation of multicultural repertory dance by providing quality programs as well as performance and training opportunities for outstanding young talent. The company’s work has spanned two continents and three decades, dedicated to excellence in concert dance and diverse, internationally recognized choreography.

Event Information


Saturday, December 2, 2017 8:00 PM Saturday, December 2, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York The DC Contemporary Dance Theatre / El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea http://www.danceplace.org/performances/the-dc-contemporary-dance-theatreel-teatro-de-danza-contemporanea/ Founded in 1984 by Artistic Director Miya Hisaka, The DC Contemporary Dance Theatre / El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea builds DC’s rich foundation of multicultural repertory dance by providing quality programs as well as performance and training opportunities for outstanding young talent. The company’s work has spanned two continents and three decades, dedicated to excellence in concert dance and diverse, internationally recognized choreography. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5060 Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Sunday, December 3, 2017

The DC Contemporary Dance Theatre / El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea

Dance Place

Founded in 1984 by Artistic Director Miya Hisaka, The DC Contemporary Dance Theatre / El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea builds DC’s rich foundation of multicultural repertory dance by providing quality programs as well as performance and training opportunities for outstanding young talent. The company’s work has spanned two continents and three decades, dedicated to excellence in concert dance and diverse, internationally recognized choreography.

Event Information


Sunday, December 3, 2017 7:00 PM Sunday, December 3, 2017 7:00 PM America/New_York The DC Contemporary Dance Theatre / El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea http://www.danceplace.org/performances/the-dc-contemporary-dance-theatreel-teatro-de-danza-contemporanea/ Founded in 1984 by Artistic Director Miya Hisaka, The DC Contemporary Dance Theatre / El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea builds DC’s rich foundation of multicultural repertory dance by providing quality programs as well as performance and training opportunities for outstanding young talent. The company’s work has spanned two continents and three decades, dedicated to excellence in concert dance and diverse, internationally recognized choreography. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5061 Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Fieldwork for Mixed Disciplines Showing

Dance Place

This works-in-progress showing for all artistic disciplines culminates the Fieldwork artist workshop, a forum for artists to share developing works and exchange feedback peer to peer. A signature program of The Field, Fieldwork has provided objective, non-directorial feedback across the United State and Europe for more than 30 years.

Event Information


Tuesday, December 5, 2017 7:00 PM Tuesday, December 5, 2017 7:00 PM America/New_York Fieldwork for Mixed Disciplines Showing http://www.danceplace.org/performances/fieldwork-for-mixed-disciplines-showing/ This works-in-progress showing for all artistic disciplines culminates the Fieldwork artist workshop, a forum for artists to share developing works and exchange feedback peer to peer. A signature program of The Field, Fieldwork has provided objective, non-directorial feedback across the United State and Europe for more than 30 years. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5062 Dance Place 3225 8th St NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Saturday, December 9, 2017

Dissonance Dance Theatre

Dance Place

Under the Artistic Direction of Shawn Short, Dissonance Dance Theatre was named “one of the 11 small-but-mighty dance companies outside of LA and NYC” by Dance Spirit Magazine. Since its inception in 2007, Dissonance’s repertoire evokes emotional experiences in audiences with a blend of ballet and modern styles.

Event Information


Saturday, December 9, 2017 8:00 PM Saturday, December 9, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York Dissonance Dance Theatre http://www.danceplace.org/performances/dissonance-dance-theatre/ Under the Artistic Direction of Shawn Short, Dissonance Dance Theatre was named “one of the 11 small-but-mighty dance companies outside of LA and NYC” by Dance Spirit Magazine. Since its inception in 2007, Dissonance’s repertoire evokes emotional experiences in audiences with a blend of ballet and modern styles. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5063 Dance Place 3225 8th Street NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Sunday, December 10, 2017

Dissonance Dance Theatre

Dance Place

Under the Artistic Direction of Shawn Short, Dissonance Dance Theatre was named “one of the 11 small-but-mighty dance companies outside of LA and NYC” by Dance Spirit Magazine. Since its inception in 2007, Dissonance’s repertoire evokes emotional experiences in audiences with a blend of ballet and modern styles.

Event Information


Sunday, December 10, 2017 4:00 PM Sunday, December 10, 2017 4:00 PM America/New_York Dissonance Dance Theatre http://www.danceplace.org/performances/dissonance-dance-theatre/ Under the Artistic Direction of Shawn Short, Dissonance Dance Theatre was named “one of the 11 small-but-mighty dance companies outside of LA and NYC” by Dance Spirit Magazine. Since its inception in 2007, Dissonance’s repertoire evokes emotional experiences in audiences with a blend of ballet and modern styles. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5064 Dance Place 3225 8th Street NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Career Connections  

Computer CORE

Career Connections is a workshop available to all job seekers, recruiters and guests to share job leads, hear about new positions, and exchange resume advice.

Event Information


  • When: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
  • Where: Computer CORE Headquaters, 5881 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041   map
  • Volunteer Info: HR professionals and recruiters can share job leads and openings, while volunteers could help with resume building.
  • Contact: Quincy White , (703) 931-7346 ext 104
  • For more information: click here
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 6:00 PM Wednesday, December 13, 2017 7:00 PM America/New_York Career Connections javascript:alert(\'Sorry, no further information.\'); Career Connections is a workshop available to all job seekers, recruiters and guests to share job leads, hear about new positions, and exchange resume advice. Volunteers? HR professionals and recruiters can share job leads and openings, while volunteers could help with resume building. From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5039 Computer CORE Headquaters 5881 Leesburg Pike Falls Church VA 22041 Quincy White quincy@computercore.org



Saturday, December 16, 2017

Kwanzaa Celebration

Dance Place

Join us this holiday season for Dance Place’s annual Kwanzaa Celebration, under the direction of Sylvia Soumah. Gather family and friends to join Coyaba Academy, Coyaba Dance Theater and special guests to celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa.

Event Information


  • When: Saturday, December 16, 2017 (8:00 PM)
  • Where: Dance Place, 3225 8th Street NE, Washington, DC 20017   map
  • Fee: $15 - $30
  • Contact: Amanda Blythe, (202) 269-1600
  • For more information: click here
Saturday, December 16, 2017 8:00 PM Saturday, December 16, 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York Kwanzaa Celebration http://www.danceplace.org/performances/kwanzaa-celebration/ Join us this holiday season for Dance Place’s annual Kwanzaa Celebration, under the direction of Sylvia Soumah. Gather family and friends to join Coyaba Academy, Coyaba Dance Theater and special guests to celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5065 Dance Place 3225 8th Street NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org



Sunday, December 17, 2017

Kwanzaa Celebration

Dance Place

Join us this holiday season for Dance Place’s annual Kwanzaa Celebration, under the direction of Sylvia Soumah. Gather family and friends to join Coyaba Academy, Coyaba Dance Theater and special guests to celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa.

Event Information


Sunday, December 17, 2017 4:00 PM Sunday, December 17, 2017 4:00 PM America/New_York Kwanzaa Celebration http://www.danceplace.org/performances/kwanzaa-celebration/ Join us this holiday season for Dance Place’s annual Kwanzaa Celebration, under the direction of Sylvia Soumah. Gather family and friends to join Coyaba Academy, Coyaba Dance Theater and special guests to celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Volunteers? From: http://cfp-dc.org/cfpdc/2017-all-events.php?id=5066 Dance Place 3225 8th Street NE Washington DC 20017 Madeline Gorman marketing@danceplace.org