1333 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002 - District of Columbia County
New Film Tackles Teen Mental Illness
Step Afrika! 2018 Holiday Step Show @Atlas Performing Arts Center
"The Agitators": A Historic Friendship
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'Bringing fierce guitar playing and swing to gospel music that would become a rhythmic precursor to rock and roll, Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a pioneer of mid-20th-century music with a huge influence on Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrix and Ray Charles. Set in the showroom of a funeral home, in 1946 Mississippi, Marie and Rosetta chronicles the unlikely first rehearsal between Rosetta and the prim young, Marie Knight. In this musical celebration of two extraordinary black women, they put their heads together to see if the potential protégée could summon the stuff to allow for a professional partnership that might topple the male stranglehold suppressing Rosetta\'s career. Delve into the roots of rock at D.C.\'s…
'Washington, DC native Akua Allrich returns to the Atlas Performing Arts Center with a tribute to two powerhouse singers, Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba. This talented Howard University graduate is making a name for herself in the US and beyond with a musical style that draws from blues, soul, jazz and pan-African music. Allrich leads a sizzling hot band in renditions of beloved songs made famous by Simone and Makeba. Check out this evening of classic hits performed by today\'s finest vocal talent, followed by a post-show panel discussion, \"The Role of Black Women, Arts and Activism,\" an exploration and discussion on the influence and leadership of Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba.
'Holed up in the basement of a Toby Jug Museum on a deserted American Main Street, a conspiracy-theorist YouTuber awaits a visit from the FBI. Hell-bent on explaining his theory about the \"original\" 13th Amendment and bringing about justice, Milcolm Negley presents his prized possession into evidence -- and when you\'re holding the last American hammer, everything looks like a nail. Elizabeth Futral, Timothy Mix and Briana Elyse Hunter will star in this new short opera, the topical UrbanArias season opener, at DC\'s Atlas Performing Arts Center.
'Winner of the first Academy Award for Best Picture, \"Wings\" follows the adventures of two American aviators in World War I France. Starring Clara Bow and Buddy Rogers, with a striking cameo by a young Gary Cooper, \"Wings\" features dramatic aerial dogfight sequences actually filmed in the air. Don\'t miss this screening at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.
'Director Jean Epstein combines two Poe tales in the creepy 1928 silent film \"The Fall of the House of Usher\". Eccentric aristocrat Roderick Usher obsessively paints a portrait of his wife, Madeline, who sits so long as to waste away. Presumed dead, Madeline is buried in the Usher family crypt, but the story does not end there. Included on Roger Ebert\'s \"Great Movies\" list, this landmark film is chock-full of unforgettable images that you need to see on the big screen at Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, D.C.
'\"Holden On\" is based on a true story set in the 1990\'s, portraying the complex landscape of mental illness and suicide in teens. This film at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington, D.C. offers insight to prevention, and opens the door to conversation about this difficult but critical community concern.
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1365 H St NE