Sunday, October 18, @ 1 pm


Are you AWARE!? Join Poet Laureate of Alexandria, VA, KaNikki Jakarta with your RSVP. Now in our 4th Year partnership with KaNikki, this event brings family and friends together in recognition of Awareness on October 18th at 1 pm EST Live on Zoom.


10 spectacular presenters bring awareness through poetry and story-telling focusing on their selected topics. There will be a short open mic portion.


Presenters: Analysis, Asha Watson, C. Thomas, Catrice Greer, DJ Tao, Elise Cleva, Laura Di Franco, Seth Washington, William Washington, Zeina Azzam


RSVP to KaNikki at Great Publishing Company for this free and family friendly event

Speak Your Truth | Black Lives Matter

An Athenaeum Online Exhibition Focusing on Social Justice

Opening October 1, 2020

The Athenaeum believes art has the power to transcend boundaries to elevate voices, artistic expressions, and opportunities for active engagement accessible to all. We continuously celebrate the creativity of our diverse population in the DMV region and have launched an online digital gallery for Black Lives Matter. This exhibition features visual art and poetry that aims to represent the depth and diversity of the DMV and beyond with reflections on the activities associated with BLM. 

See the full exhibition HERE

Classes on Hold

Ballroom Dance Class  

Hosted by Gary Stephans & Margit Paulding

$30 per person, $55 per couple

Renowned, international ballroom dance instructor, Gary Stephans, promises the most fun you'll ever have learning or improving your Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, Merengue, Rumba, Cha-Cha and Samba. Discover little techniques that will help you become a relaxed and confident social dancer in these small, personalized dance classes. Beginners and experienced dancers welcomed - no partner needed.


Two hours of dance lessons, practice dancing and refreshments from 7pm to 9pm. More information at Art of Ballroom Dance. Email: or call 703-505-5998. 

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Alexandria, VA  22314   703-548-0035

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