Crying From the Streets at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Sep 27

Crying From the Streets at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Sep 27

The Milt Matthews Foundation presents:
Crying From The Streets – The Play

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

CRYING FROM THE STREETS is a true story about men and women living on the streets of Washington, D.C.

With a cast consisting of mostly homeless and formerly homeless people, watch their stories unfold from a life of drugs, alcohol, prostitution, and crime to becoming Praise Leaders, Ministers, Outreach Coordinators, Psalmists and more.

The Play is FREE to the Public. Bring your guest(s) and witness why many people were motivated and inspired to join the fight to end homelessness.

Tickets: Free or by donation. Click here.

2for2Boobs: Shades of Pink at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Sep 25

2for2Boobs: Shades of Pink at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Sep 25

2for2Boobs: Shades of Pink, Our Voices… Our Stories

Wednesday, September 25th at 6:00 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Join us for a gathering of women’s voices celebrating their faith, strength and their will to survive, overcome and thrive in the face of breast cancer. Women will share their stories through spoken word, poetry, dance and more.

The event starts at 6:00 pm with reception/red carpet and production will start at 7 pm.

There will be a Q&A panel discussion after the presentation featuring Dr. Regina Hampton, President Doctors Community Hospital & Founder Breast Care for Washington, Dr Laray Imani Price, PHD – Psychologist, Cancer Survivorship Care, Women’s Inner Fitness & Wellness Ctr. and a notable genetic testing and nutrition health experts.

Partial funds to benefit the ‘MobileMammo’ program: “D.C. has the highest breast cancer mortality rate in the nation, but a new mobile mammography program seeks to change that.”

Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Click here.

Be Steadwell: A Letter to my Ex at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Sep 19-22

Be Steadwell: A Letter to my Ex at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Sep 19-22

A Letter to my Ex
A musical by Be Steadwell

Thursday, September 19th at 8 pm
Friday, September 20th at 8 pm
Saturday, September 21st at 8 pm
Sunday, September 22nd at 4 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

In A Letter to My Ex, the musical, Composer and vocalist Be Steadwell tells stories of love, loss, and intimacy. Following the 2018 release of her album “Queer Love Songs”, Steadwell brings her album to life through theater and performance. A Letter to My Ex is a collage of music, movement, and film, narrating one character’s journey through the ups and downs of love.

The piece is presented through a series of letters to an ex. Each letter coupled with a song. Each moment, a reflection on the process of grieving the loss of love and learning to move on. A letter to my ex explores self-love, addiction, twerking, sex, life, and death through the lens of a heartbroken queer black woman.

Tickets: Early bird (limited): $17, Adults: $28, Students/Seniors/Veterans/Teachers: $23. Click here.

Ally Theatre Company’s The War Boys at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 10-31

Ally Theatre Company’s The War Boys at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 10-31

The War Boys
By Naomi Wallace
Directed by Matt Ripa

Saturday, August 10th at 2 pm
Saturday, August 10th at 8 pm
Sunday, August 11th at 4 pm
Thursday, August 15th at 8 pm
Friday, August 16th at 8 pm
Saturday, August 17th at 2 pm
Saturday, August 17th at 8 pm
Sunday, August 18th at 4 pm
Monday, August 19th at 8pm (Industry Night)
Thursday, August 22nd at 8 pm
Friday, August 23rd at 8 pm
Saturday, August 24th at 2 pm
Saturday, August 24th at 8pm
Sunday, August 25th at 4 pm
Thursday, August 29th at 8 pm
Friday, August 30th at 8 pm
Saturday, August 31st at 2 pm
Saturday, August 31st at 8 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

In their spare time three vigilantes, childhood friends, enjoy patrolling the U.S./Mexican border. But these youths soon learn that even the most guarded borders are permeable. When the lines between fantasy and reality become dangerously blurred, these young men are forced to decide what it means to be an American, and who has the right to belong.

Content warning: This play contains adult content including acts of violence, guns, partial nudity, simulated sexual activity/assault, simulated masturbation, racist, xenophobic, homophobic and misogynist language. Ally recommends this for ages 16 and up.

Tickets: Adults: $25, Students/Seniors/Veterans/Teachers: $15. Click here.

VF Dance Theater: Ansia at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 3

VF Dance Theater: Ansia at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 3

VF Dance Theater: Ansia
Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Throughout innovative choreography, aerial work and theater, VF Dance Theater is excited to show its new work about how memories—even the hard ones—can keep the ones we love alive. Based on a true story, the show raises awareness for Breast cancer using the arts. However it is not about Death, but It’s about how a strong spirit can never really be extinguished. It’s about a family coping, healing, and moving forward. In conjunction with a book that was written with the show “Balou the Comforter” the company hopes to offer HOPE and healing to those battling with cancer and their loved ones.

Tickets: $25. Click here.