Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Adults' Weekend Guide: March 29th-April 1st

David Amoroso's Un Poco De Todo Amoroso opens this Friday at Green Owl Design!

DC Punk Archive Library Show, Opening Reception for David Amoroso's amazing art, Cabaret Noir, Black Speculative Arts Movement & more - all this weekend!  Happy Passover & Happy Easter! 
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THURSDAY 

Free Herbal Check-Ins with Colleen
Meet Clinical Herbalist Colleen Zuntag to chat about herbs and receive a free, 5 minute check-in on how herbs may help some of your most important health concerns.
When: 1-4pm
Where: Smile Herb Shop, 4908 Berwyn Rd, College Park
Cost: Free!

Riverdale Park Farmers Market
One of my fave farmers markets! They're adding both Alaskawiled Seafoods adn Tag Team Kitchen to the lineup for tomorrow. We love strolling around the Riverdale Park Farmers Market, buying some fresh, local produce, grabbing a bite from one of the vendors and then heading to Town Center Market for a tasty beverage.
When: 3-7pm
Where: 6204 Rhode Island Avenue, Riverdale Park, MD
Cost: No entry fee.

Rene Marie
Guided and tempered by powerful life lessons and rooted in jazz traditions laid down by Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, and other leading ladies of past generations, GRAMMY-nominated René Marie borrows various elements of folk, R&B and even classical and country to create a captivating style uniquely her own.
When: 7-8:30pm
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, 7416 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: $25

Dance Dance Party Party!
Dance Dance Party Party is a women-only freestyle exercise dance session! Come in your exercise clothes. Burn anywhere from 200-400 calories Dance your heart out to an eclectic mix of music for an hour straight. Make new friends, leave refreshed!
When: 7-8pm
Where: Community Forklift Resource Room, 4671 Tanglewood Dr, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

DC Punk Archive Library Show: Ultra Beauty + Meche Korrect
(Not Route One but enough of y'all dig punk rock so sharing!) The DC Punk Archive celebrates women in music this March with a live show featuring Ultra Beauty and Meche Korrect!
When: 6-8:30pm
Where: Dorothy Height/Benning Library, 3935 Benning Rd NE, Washington DC
Cost: Free!

FRIDAY - Happy Passover! Chag Sameach!

Final Friday - Women's History Month
Stop by Studio SoHy to check ou the female-made HER STORY art installation - and meet the artists!
When: 6-8pm
Where: Studio SoHy, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Opening Reception: In Poco de Todo Amoroso
David Amoroso shows his admiration for Latin culture through his artwork. His artistic passion is divided between painting, photography, and block and screen prints. Stop by for the opening; light refreshments will be served.
When: 6-10pm
Where: Green Owl Design, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Cabaret Noir
Happenstance Theater presents the Cabaret Noir: A Film Noir inspired theatrical montage. This series of dark, comic vignettes reveals Femmes Fatales and fedoras, trench coats and torch songs, intrigue, suspense and shadows.
When: 8pm
Where: Joe's Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $23

SATURDAY 

Yoga at the Old Parish House
When: 8:30am: Beginners (suitable for all levels); 9:45am: Gentle Yoga (for those with injuries or other limitations)
Where: Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd, College Park
Cost: Free!

Black Speculative Arts Movement 2018 
Black Speculative Arts Movement, aka BSAM, is an annual Afrofuturism, black comics, independent film, and arts convention held at multiple colleges and universities throughout the United States and abroad. See site for full schedule. When: 10am-5pm
Where: Gateway Media Arts Lab, 3311 Rhode Island Ave, Mt. Rainier
Cost: $5  

Saturday Social Ride
This week we'll be heading down to Shortcake Bakery in Hyattsville via the NE Anacostia Trail, no drop, delicious pastries! About 12 miles RT. Bring lock, cash/cc. Helmets required.
When: 10am-12pm
Where: Proteus Bicycles, 9217 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: Free!

Make & Take: A Papermaking Event
Make and take your own Invasive Paper with Meg Heeres (PAAC Keyholder Resident) with plants harvested from the Anacostia Watershed. Open to all ages and abilities!
When: 11:30am-2:30pm
Where: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, 4318 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville
Cost: Free!

Artist Talk with David Marquart and Brennan Cox
David will share his thoughts on his time as Gateway's Artist-in-Residence, his ongoing body of work, and what's next for the artist. This is David's end of residency artist talk. Brennan will share his thoughts on SWEET WITH ROT, his current solo exhibition in the 39th Street Gallery.
When: 1-3pm
Where: Gateway Arts Center, 3901 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood
Cost: Free!

Double Dance
March goes out like a dancer! A double dance at Ballroom Blum. Afternoon contras and squares from 2-5 pm. Potluck from 5:30 to 7. Evening contras and squares from 7:30 to 10:30. Music by Tempest, caller Bob Isaacs! 
When: 2-10:30pm
Where: Ballroom Blum, 8300 Osage Terrace, Adelphi
Cost: Suggested donation of $10/person

Samba Dance with Zezeh
When: 3-4:30pm
Where: Espaco Cultural Samba Trovao, 4318 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville
Cost: $15


SUNDAY - Happy Easter! 


When: 5pm 
Where: Maryland Performing Arts Academy, 3018 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville 
Cost: $15 


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