Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Adults' Weekend Guide: Nov. 16th-19th

Recognize these folks? Neighbors abound! 
Paint Branch Creek performs this Friday & Saturday - Deets below!
Check out these awesome weekend events and have some fun before family arrives for Thanksgiving!  ;) Weekend lineup includes live music performance by local celebs Paint Branch Creek, J Pope and the HearNOW at the Listening Room, Hyattsville's Heroes Bowl, an Essential Oils Workshop, PGCPS High School Honor Concert & more! But before get to planning, do me a solid and read this:

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THURSDAY

Join for our artist talks in our gallery! Featuring Laura Asher, Jun Lee, Maeve McCool and Matthew T. McLaughlin. 
When: 6:30-8:30pm 
Where: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville 
Cost: Free!

The Critique: With George Hemphill
Catch The Critique, our Monthly series having a fantastic and honest discussion of the works of artists, led by an area arts professional.
When: 6:30-9pm
Where: Otis Street Arts Project, Mt. Rainier
Cost: Free!

FRIDAY

Handmade Holiday Ornament Workshop
Make paper ornaments with bits of old books, bitty snowglobes out of salt shakers, diorama ornaments with tiny figurines and lots of glitter-- or anything else you'd like to create! Tons of vintage material available and technique will be suggested to help you realize your festive vision!
When: 4-8pm
Where: Tanglewood Works, 5132 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville
Cost: $25

termiNATION
termiNATION is an in-process movement-based solo work investigating life and death through the lens of a pregnant war widow. Inspired by an adolescence and early adulthood steeped in the events of post-9/11 and the recent inauguration of Donald Trump, this piece explores the role women have to play as we carry this new era of politics to term.
When: 7-9pm
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $5-25, Pay What You Wish (purchase tickets here)

Songs from Paint Branch Creek
Paint Branch Creek, an acoustic musical collaboration (featuring many neighbors!) rooted firmly in Americana plays this weekend! Cheer on our neighbors and buds with this big unveiling of their new tunes! Original songs sung by local favorites Eric Maring, Allison Hughes, Greg Heelan, Patrick Lynch and Arun Ivatury with lyrics by Eric Olson.
When: 7:30pm (doors at 7pm)
Where: Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd, College Park
Cost: Free, donations welcome!

J Pope and the HearNOW at the Listening Room
Check out J Pope at the HearNow - a hip-hop/alt-Soul/funk group from Baltimore. Known for their high energy performances and intense, rigorous compositions! Read about my awesome time checking out a show at Brentwood Arts Exchange!
When: 8pm
Where: Brentwood Arts Exchange
Cost: $15

SATURDAY

College Park ParkRun
Head out on for a weekly, free, 5K, timed run. Afterwards, enjoy a post parkrun coffee in The Board & Brew, 8150 Baltimore Ave, College Park. All ages welcome!
When: Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Where: Paint Branch Trail, 4289 Metzerott Road, College Park
Admission: Free but please register before your first run.

Workshop: Essential Oils & Winter Wellness
The long months of cold winter weather can really wear our systems down. Come learn our tips for naturally maintaining winter wellness and supporting your immune system. Take home your own DIY goodies to use for the whole family! Cooling Chest Rub, Sinus Whiffer/Roller, Soak it Away Soothing Bath Salt
When: 2:30-3:30pm
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $15

Third Saturday Reading with Sid Gold

This month's readers features two Baltimore writers, journalist, music critic and poet Jordannah Elizabeth and the ever-hip, somewhat surreal poet and fictioneer Justin Sanders. In addition, our third reader is the well-known Takoma Park figure Mary Hatem. Followed by open reading hosted by Sid Gold of the Washington Writer's Guild. Always a grand time. Light refreshments available.
When: 2pm
Where: Robert Harper Books, 6216 Rhode Island Ave, Riverdale Park
Cost: Free

Heroes Bowl VII
Head to this fun football game where the Hyattsville Police Officers will face off against the Volunteer Fire Department! We went last year and had a fun time. Great way to be with and to support our local community. Bring your own seating and, if can, a new, unwrapped toy to donate for the Sonny Frazier Toy Drive, benefiting children in our community who would otherwise not receive gifts at the holidays.
When: 3pm
Where: Magruder Park, 3911 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Cloth Talk: Intersectional Feminism - A Conversation on Identity
We're diving into the new images of Black feminism and dissecting what it really means to be pro-woman!
When: 5-8pm
Where: Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center, North Brentwood

The 2017 Pop Off
Join this celebration of budding DMV talent both in fashion and music! Pop Up shops debuting brand new clothing from local designers. Afterwards, keep the vibes going with live musical performances and a DJ set!
When: 6-8pm: Pop Up Boutiques; 8-12pm: Live Music Set
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $10 entry

ARTgineering::Electronic Music Concert
As part of ARTgineering Otis Street Arts Project is honored to present these electronic music and sound artist. Audio Mace (Chris Wikman and Al Baldwin), TL0741 (Patrick Gillis), Dave Vosh, Tom Davis and Geoff Wilt. 
When: 6-9pm
Where: Otis Street Arts Project, Mt. Rainier
Cost: Free!

Songs from Paint Branch Creek
Paint Branch Creek, an acoustic musical collaboration (featuring many neighbors!) rooted firmly in Americana plays this weekend! Original songs sung by local favorites Eric Maring, Allison Hughes, Greg Heelan, Patrick Lynch and Arun Ivatury with lyrics by Eric Olson.
When: 7:30pm (doors at 7pm)
Where: Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd, College Park
Cost: Free, donations welcome!

Skating Like I've Got Nothin' to Lose
Check out this night of skate photography, film and deck art created by the artists of today’s skate community in the PG County/DC Area. Pabst Blue Ribbon will be joining the fun, so come out and enjoy some PBR! You won't want to miss this night of DJs, skaters, beers, and lots of talented artwork from leaders within the skate community!
When: 8-11pm
Where: Studio SoHy & Vigilante Coffee, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

SUNDAY

42nd Annual Edward M. Felegy High School Honor Concert
An evening of the finest musicians from Prince George's County Public Schools. This evening's concert will feature the High School Honor Orchestra, High School Honor Band and the High School Honor Chorus.
When: 1pm
Where: The Clarice, Dekelbuom Concert Hall
Cost: Free!

Missed these November Posts?  Now's your chance to catch up! 


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Event information is subject to change or weather cancellation.



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