February 2020 - Special Events & Concerts

Words Out Loud: A Spoken Word Series

Friday, February 7, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Presenter: Words Out Loud

Recommended Ages: All ages welcome

Location: Room 302, North Arcade Building

Admission: Free

Contact Phone: 240-899-6514

 

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to host Words Out Loud, a monthly spoken word series! 

 

Meetings typically take place the first Friday of each month and feature readings by accomplished authors, followed by literary trivia and an open mic session.

 

Room 302 is in the North Arcade building. Enter to the right of the neon POPCORN sign across from the Carousel and take the stairs or elevator to the third floor.

 

Gary Stein’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Poet Lore, Folio, The Sow’s Ear, The Asheville Poetry Review, Atlanta Review, Gargoyle, and numerous other journals and anthologies. His chapbook, Between Worlds (Finishing Line Press, 2014), was a finalist in the publisher’s annual national competition. Gary’s work has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He holds an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, served three years as Book Review Editor of Poet Lore, and co-edited the poetry anthology: Cabin Fever (The Word Works, 2004). Gary has taught Creative Writing in colleges and high schools, and he currently practices law in the D.C. metropolitan area where he and his wife have raised two sons.
 
Jay Hall Carpenter has been a professional artist for over 40 years, beginning as a sculptorfor the Washington National Cathedral, and winning numerous national awards for his work. His first poetry collection, Dark and Light, Poetry (2012), was followed by 101 Limericks, Inappropriate For All Occasions (2017). His next collection, Model Home, is due out in the spring. He has written poetry, plays, musicals, and children’s books throughout his career and now sculpts and writes in Silver Spring, MD.

 

Free Workshop: Creative Students and the College Application Process

Saturday, February 8, 1:30pm

Arcade 304

Presenter: ARTriculate and the Glen Echo Park Partnership

Location: Arcade 304

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

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For students interested in performing or visual arts and digital media, start thinking about your college admissions now!

 

This FREE workshop is for students who want to integrate their creative interests when they search for their "best fit" colleges. Learn about different college admissions pathways and determine where experts might help reduce the stress and set your student up for success.

 

We'll discuss:

• Careers for creatives in visual arts, performing arts and digital media

• How to find your “best fit” colleges

• The difference between a BFA and a BA, a College of Art and Design/Conservatory and a Traditional Liberal Arts College/University

• Timelines for extracurricular activities during all four high school years and summers

• The application timeline from college visits to application submission to acceptance

• How to write a fantastic college application essay

• Recent news related to college admissions

 

RSVP (not necessary but preferred)  

 

More info and for questions: Florence@ARTriculate.com

ARTriculate.com

 

 

 

Free Workshop: Creative Students and the College Application Process

Sunday, February 23, 4:30pm

Arcade 301

Presenter: ARTriculate and the Glen Echo Park Partnership

Location: Arcade 304

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

______________________________________________

For students interested in performing or visual arts and digital media, start thinking about your college admissions now!

 

This FREE workshop is for students who want to integrate their creative interests when they search for their "best fit" colleges. Learn about different college admissions pathways and determine where experts might help reduce the stress and set your student up for success.

 

We'll discuss:

• Careers for creatives in visual arts, performing arts and digital media

• How to find your “best fit” colleges

• The difference between a BFA and a BA, a College of Art and Design/Conservatory and a Traditional Liberal Arts College/University

• Timelines for extracurricular activities during all four high school years and summers

• The application timeline from college visits to application submission to acceptance

• How to write a fantastic college application essay

• Recent news related to college admissions

 

RSVP (not necessary but preferred)  

 

More info and for questions: Florence@ARTriculate.com

ARTriculate.com