Beyond The Stage 2012-2013 Season

All events are free and open to everyone except where noted otherwise. All events and times subject to change.  Please check this page for up-to-date announcements.

 JUNE

June 2
Sunday

9:45 pm
A Conversation with John and David Lowenfeld: The Lowenfeld Legacy
WATCH THE VIDEO
DCJCC, Theater


June 9
Sunday

5:15 pm
A Conversation with Julian Bond: Civil Right Activist and former NAACP chairman, with Tanya Bowers, Director for Diversity, Office of the President, National Trust for Historic Preservation
WATCH THE VIDEO
DCJCC, Theater

June 10
Monday
7:30 pm

Locally Grown Festival Reading: A Grand Design
by DW Gregory, MORE INFORMATION
DCJCC, Theater

June 12
Wednesday
9:45 pm

Post Show Discussion: The Art and Artists of Pre-War Vienna
With special guest:

Ori Z. Soltes teaches theology and art history at Georgetown University. He is the former Director and Curator of the B'nai B'rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum
DCJCC, Theater




June 14
Friday

2:15 pm
Post Show Reading of Stories from the Kitchen, pieces written by the guests of Miriam's Kitchen. DCJCC, Theater

June 16
Sunday

5:15 pm
Race and Representation: The African-American Artist in the World
Juanita Hardy, Executive Director of CulturalDC and co-founder of the Millennium Arts Salon
Jennifer Nelson, Theater Director, Playwright and Educator, former Producing Artistic Director of the African Continuum Theatre
Dr. Dianne Whitfield-Locke, Collector of African-American Art and owner of The Locke Collection
DCJCC, Theater


June 18
Tuesday

7:30 pm
Blacks and Jews: Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges
An Evening to Benefit Operation Understanding DC
With special guests:
  • Jim Loewen, historian and sociologist who taught at historically black Tougaloo College, the University of Vermont and now Catholic University.  He is the author of  Lies My Teacher Told Me.
  • Stephen Fischler, Co-Founder of Pacific Street Films who will share clips from the fascinating documentary From Swastika to Jim Crow.
  • Jacqueline E. Lawton, Playwright of The Hampton Years, named one of 30 of the nation’s leading black playwrights by Arena Stage’s American Voices New Play Institute.

    MORE INFORMATION

The Maret School





June 19
Wednesday

9:15 pm
Post Show Clergy-In-Conversation Discussion: The Hampton Years
Moderated by Rabbi Aaron Miller of Washington Hebrew Congregation
DCJCC, Theater


June 20
Thursday
9:45 pm
Post Show Conversation with the cast of The Hampton Years DCJCC, Theater

June 22
Saturday
10:15 pm
A Conversation with The Hampton Years Dramaturg Otis Cortez Ramsey-Zöe: The Creative Process DCJCC, Theater


June 23
Sunday
5:15 pm
Post Show Conversation: The Past, Present and Future of HBCUs
Sandra Jowers-Barber, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, History Program Coordinator, The University of the District of Columbia
Jim Loewen, American sociologist, historian, and author of Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Dr. Leslie Richards, Professor of Urban Affairs, Social Science & Social Work, The University of the District of Columbia

Gerald Allan Schwinn, former professor at Hampton University
DCJCC, Theater





June 24
Monday
7:30 pm

Locally Grown Festival Reading: People of the Book
by Renee Calarco, MORE INFORMATION
DCJCC, Theater

June 25
Tuesday
7:30 pm


Playwright’s Town Hall Meeting: Where Are We Now?
DCJCC, Theater




June 26
Wednesday
9:45 pm


A Conversation with Filmmaker Aviva Kempner and Artistic Director Ari Roth
DCJCC, Theater




June 30
Sunday
5:15 pm


Post Show Conversation: Blacks and Jews in the 1940s: From Swastika to Jim Crow
Stephanie Deutsch, author of You Need a Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South
Dr. Joyce Ladner, the first female president of Howard University and a participant in the documentary film “From Swastika to Jim Crow”
DCJCC, Theater



 

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