Mosaics And Music: Make Peace The News – Sunday, June 2

Mosaics and Music: Make Peace the News – Sunday, June 2

  • May 22, 2019

Sunday, June 2nd3:00 to 5:00 pmDawson's Market in Rockville Town Square225 North Washington Street Please join Artivate and the Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation to "Make Peace the News" at Mosaics & Music! This event will feature the unveiling of a community mosaic mural panel created at the 2018 Peace Day with Artivate ceramic artist Carien Quiroga, which is pictured in progress above. Also featured will be a performance by Artivate teaching artist Wytold, as well as spoken word performances celebrating…

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Wells Fargo Cultural Excellence Grant Supports Programming At Title I Schools

Wells Fargo Cultural Excellence Grant Supports Programming at Title I Schools

  • April 23, 2019

Artivate is pleased to announce new funding available to Title I schools through a generous Cultural Excellence Grant from Wells Fargo. Qualifying schools in Washington, D.C. and select counties in Maryland (Montgomery County, Prince George's) and Virginia (Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church, Fairfax) will receive funding as a 50/50 match of program fees for a performance program taking place now through November 30, 2019 (travel fee additional; some restrictions apply). Funding will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis to schools…

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Dom Flemons – The American Songster On National Public Radio

Dom Flemons – The American Songster on National Public Radio

  • January 11, 2019

Dom Flemons: The American Songster (photo by Timothy Duffy) Last weekend on NPR's "All Things Considered," GRAMMY Award winner Dom Flemons was interviewed about his new album, Black Cowboys: "Flemons presents a new image of the American cowboy - one that isn't exclusively white... Many songs will be new to most listeners, but a handful, like Flemon's rendition of 'Home on the Range,' are instantly recognizable." Ryan Heinsius , NPR Black Cowboys has been nominated for a 2019 GRAMMY Award for Best Folk Album…

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