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Washington Performing Arts’ Mars Urban Arts Initiative, in partnership with Councilmember David Grosso, will host POLITICS & ART: A Jam Session at the Wilson Building for the second year. Come and network with elected officials, local musicians, dancers, visual artists and other performance artists. If you are a performer, we invite you to bring your instrument to help us celebrate D.C.’s unique performing arts culture!
Come to Hearing Room 120 to see arts education performers including: D.C. Jazz Festival’s Jazzin’ at Sitar Ensemble, The Ballou STAY Players (presented by Molotov Theatre Group), D.C. Youth Orchestra, Dance Place Step Team (presented by Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie), Eaton Elementary School (Washington Performing Arts'' Capital Strings Ensemble), SETLC Recreation Wish List “Blacks in Wax,” Young Playwrights’ Theater, Split This Rock, Davis Dance Center (presented by Councilmember Brandon T. Todd), and Sitar Center Visual Artists.
POLITICS & ART will include performances by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, Kokayi, Sara Curtin, Nag Champa, and many others.
Come celebrate D.C.’s arts scene and its intersections with political life!
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(Due to the Wilson Building’s security, please bring your I.D. to the event for check-in purposes.)
Co-sponsored by the Offices of Chairman Phil Mendelson, Councilmember Jack Evans, Councilmember Anita Bonds, Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, Councilmember Mary M. Cheh, Councilmember Brandon T. Todd, Councilmember Charles Allen, Councilmember Yvette Alexander, Councilmember Elissa Silverman, Councilmember Vincent Orange, Councilmember LaRuby May, and Councilmember Brianne Nadeau.
The Washington Performing Arts’ Mars Urban Arts Initiative is generously supported by Jacqueline Badger Mars and Mars, Incorporated. Politics & Art is generously supported by Ben’s Chili Bowl, Taylor Gourmet, 7DrumLessons, Giant, Harris Teeter, Mindful Restaurant Group, Astro Doughnuts, D.C. Office of Cable TV, Film, Entertainment, and Music and Link Strategic Partners.
Programmatic Partners include: Art Whino/Blind Whino, Ward 8 Arts and Culture Council, D.C. Music Download, and Listen Local First (Funk Parade/Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival)