JAZZ FUNK & GO-GO JAM
A CELEBRATION OF THE MUSIC OF WASHINGTON, D.C.!
Join us October 21-23, 2022 as we light up Germantown with the best of the area artists including Christylez Bacon, Push Play featuring Pam Ward and D. Floyd, MC Jazztet, Crush Funk Brass Band, Sugar Bear & E.U., Robert Person & Allyn Johnson, and the band that backed father of Go-go, The Chuck Brown Band. Call 301-528-2260 or visit www.blackrockcenter.org for more information.
***Please note that Christylez Bacon, Professor Alvin Trask and the MC Jazztet, and Crush Funk Brass Band have been postponed. Please call 301-528-2260.****
4/16/23, 12:30 AM
“Dancing Ophelia” features dance works inspired by the women of Shakespeare’s plays. “Incantations”, based on the three witches of Macbeth, is danced to the the eerily powerful vocals of Iva Bittova. Desdemona and Ophelia are featured, with movement expressing their unique and tragic predicaments. Other dances include “NchiCa”, a duet of warlike intensity with movement that is alternately combative and mournful; and “Divenire”, a dance of becoming.
The Ramdance Movement
4/16/23, 9:30 PM
The Ramdance Movement, An independent modern contemporary dance collective based in Washington, DC started in 2020 by Founder/Artistic Director Ronnique Antoinette. The Ramdance Movement is to create dance that addresses social norms, history and culture. To provide artists with the opportunity to perform as well as create choreography, utilize movement, while also connecting both dancer and audience in a meaningful experience. With choreographer Ronnique Antoinette’s artistic vision, The Ramdance Movement mission is to bring people together in dynamic, collective movement experiences that affect personal growth and social change.
Jane Franklin Dance
4/16/23, 9:00 PM
A diverse cast of artists reveal a fresh take on physical storytelling. Isolated stories communicate through the universality of common experience. Works by Robert J. Priore, Jane Franklin, Ryan Carlough, Robert Rubama, Kevin White and Andie deVaulx for Forty+ Project traverse political fault lines, resonate with place, and comfort with intimacy and optimism.
(Appropriate for all ages.)