Building Bridges Across the River (@THEARC)

Building Bridges Across the River (BBAR) was incorporated in 1997 by WC Smith, a leading DC area property management and development company serving the metropolitan area for the last 45 years. BBAR seeks to improve the quality of life for children and adults who reside east of the Anacostia River by providing leadership, management and fiscal oversight of the Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC). Through a collaboration of partner organizations, THEARC provides access to quality educational, health, cultural, recreation and social service programs. Envisioning a community where the best services in the arts, education, health and recreation are available to everyone in equal measure, it is the goal of BBAR for THEARC to be the best option for residents of communities east of the Anacostia River. Access to these services creates vibrant communities. BBAR’s nonprofit partners at THEARC include Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington: FBR Branch; Children’s Health Project of DC; ArtReach at THEARC (formerly Corcoran ArtReach); Covenant House Washington; Levine Music; The Washington Ballet; Trinity University DC and the Washington School for Girls. THEARC West Partners include: Appletree Institute, Bishop Walker School for Boys, David Lynch Foundation, and The Phillips Collection.

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These events will be available in the Winter Lottery opening on December 3rd 

Black History Celebration Series: Collage Dance Collective
Presented by: Building Bridges Across the River (THEARC)

Black History Celebration is THEARC Theater programming presentations celebrating the great legacy of the African and African American diaspora highlighted through film, music, theatrical arts, and dance. 2018 featured performances include the renowned dance Collage Dance Collective RISE 2019 performance workshop and KanKouran West African Dance Company. 
Date: 2/7/19
Times: 10:30 AM and 1:00 PM
Length of Event: 45 - 60 minutes
Location: THEARC Theatre, 1901 Mississippi Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
Discipline: Dance
Curriculum Connections: History/Geography
Grades: 6th-8th
Ticket capacity: 300 per performance (Please limit request to approximately 50 students per school, if possible so we can reach as many schools as possible.)

 for Collage Dance Collective: Black History Celebration Series

Black History Celebration Series: KanKouran West African Dance Company
Presented by: Building Bridges Across the River (THEARC)

Black History Celebration is THEARC Theater programming presentations celebrating the great legacy of the African and African American diaspora highlighted through film, music, theatrical arts, and dance. 2018 featured performances include the renowned dance Collage Dance Collective RISE 2019 performance workshop and KanKouran West African Dance Company. 
Dates: 2/28/19
Time: 10:30 AM and 1:00 PM
Length of Event: 45 - 60 minutes
Location: THEARC Theatre, 1901 Mississippi Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
Discipline: Dance
Curriculum Connections: History/Geography
Grades: 2nd- 5th
Ticket capacity: 300 per performance (Please limit request to approximately 50 students per school, if possible so we can reach as many schools as possible.)

for KanKouran West African Dance Company: Black History Celebration Series

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Location: 923 F Street, NW, #303
Washington, DC 20004
P: 202.470.6467
info@dccollaborative.org

The DC Collaborative is a FY18 Service Organization grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.