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    3x3+ = Local Experimental Female Filmmakers Who Rock!

    * Sunday July 23, 2017, 3 pm - 5 pm, Free Admission * Old Greenbelt Theatre, 129 Centerway Greenbelt, MD Heritage Film Festival, in partnership with The Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council, brings a new program of outstanding films by internationally recognized female filmmakers who create experimental films.

    The three filmmakers, Pat Doyen, A. Moon, and Rebecca Reynolds, will present their award winning experimental films in a free Sunday afternoon screening at The Old Greenbelt Theatre. This event is the first in a series of local events presented by the Largo based Heritage Film Festival in partnership with the Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council. Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to a local food pantry.

    These three filmmakers fine-toned their creative skills not only with advanced degrees in media, but also, through their national and international exhibitions, and their work with other filmmakers and creative organizations. This two hour program was curated by award winning filmmaker O.F. Makarah, the founder and Executive Director of the 12-year old Heritage Film Festival.

    Attendees will have a chance to see very interesting experimental work, and to engage with the filmmakers in discussions about the stories and techniques used in their films. A "Meet the Filmmakers" reception follows the screenings and Q & A. For further information, photos, and interviews, contact O.F. Makarah at (240.374.1405) heritagefilmvideo@yahoo.com.

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    FAME & The Hon. Derrick Leon Davis Present 3rd Annual Songwriting Workshop

    Featuring National Recording Artist Eric Roberson... FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2017 at 9:00am

    Do you know a young person with musical and literary potential? Middle and high school songwriters are invited to bring their instruments and a lunch to join Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Eric Roberson and members of his multi-talented band for a fun-filled day of music making!

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    JAPA Summer Intensive II: July 17-August 12, 2017

    PG Parks Presents: JAPA (Junior Academy of the Performing Arts) Summer Intensive II: July 17-August 12, 2017. Performances: August 11, August 12

    CALLING ALL THEATER KIDS!! The Junior Academy of the Performing Arts (JAPA) introduces musical theater to students who have a talent and curiosity for the performing arts and strengthens the knowledge and skill level of students already interested in pursuing theatre as a profession.

    Through the disciplines of singing, acting and dance, the students will grow in their confidence, team-building, problem-solving, as well as artistic knowledge and skills. In an intimate setting, they will discover the very best of themselves and be encouraged to share their stories in their own unique way.

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    The Ally Theater Company's play "Think Before You Holla": July 15 - 23

    July 15th - 23rd... The Ally Theater Company's thought provoking play, "Think Before You Holla" is coming to Joe's Movement Emporium in Mt. Rainier! Generated from true stories via interviews and social media, Think Before You Holla is a devised piece that examines the patriarchal roots of gender-based street harassment and its overall influence on women’s psyches. It’s time to reclaim our space.

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    Shakespeare In The Park: July 11 - 23

    July 11th-23rd Shakespeare In The Park: As You Like It All the world's a stage!" Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information call 301 446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544 or visit arts.pgparks.com.

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Mission

An independent non-profit organization designated by the Prince George’s County government to coordinate financial support and advocacy for the arts and humanities through grants, programming and creative partnerships among business, education, government and residents.


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Vision

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council (PGAHC) seeks to create a world-class cultural environment where diverse high quality arts and humanities programs are available for all Prince George’’s County residents and visitors.


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Values

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council promotes artistic achievement and creative expression in all its forms. PGAHC supports life-long learning through the arts and humanities, particularly in arts education to young people.


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OUR CREATIVITY IS NOT PASSIVE BUT PURPOSED FOR TRANSFORMATION….


Rhonda Dallas

Executive Director - Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council

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1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 460
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
United States.
p. 301 772 8943
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