Joe’s Movement Emporium

Gateway CDC celebrates 20 years of arts-focused revitalization

December 21, 2017

BY ROSANNA WEAVER — “Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges through ART” was the theme of a gala held Nov. 9 to celebrate 20 years of the Gateway Community Development Corporation (Gateway CDC) and its role in creating arts-driven revitalization of the Route 1 Corridor. (The Gateway CDC works [read more]

Joe’s Movement Emporium celebrates 20 years

March 14, 2015

BY RYAN CARBO — For 20 years, the Mount. Rainier-based Joe’s Movement Emporium, an arts-focused nonprofit, has operated with the mantra that there should be no barrier to participate in the multicultural art of dance. And during this anniversary, there is much to celebrate. Maryland Citizens [read more]

Theater Tech Program helps prepare teens to enter workforce

January 21, 2015

BY SCARLETT SALEM — The programs offered through Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier usually promote education, production, and artist services with an emphasis on dance and movement. The Theater Tech Program (TTP), which began in 2008, has a slightly different goal. “TTP is a workforce [read more]

Placemaking grants awarded

March 15, 2014

BY JENNA HECKER — Two Hyattsville artists were among the 2014 grant recipients announced by Art Lives Here at Urban Eats Cafe on February 27. The 19 projects that received grants were selected from nearly 50 proposals, each coming from individuals that live, work or are connected in some way to [read more]

Doing wellness well: local event covers health issues

February 15, 2014

Since 1995 Joe’s Movement Emporium has been a home to all types of artists and innovative programming.  In this spirit, it hosted the annual Wellness Fair on January 26 in an effort to promote good health within the community.  The event featured yoga classes, demonstrations and lectures, [read more]

Local art shines in a former jewelry store

September 10, 2013

BY GRETCHEN BRODTMAN — Many of us wonder what’s next for some of the recently vacated spaces in our community, anticipating what is being built behind the paper in the windows.  Shoppers looking through the windows of the former home of Fleisher’s Jewelers, 3108 Queens Chapel Road, on [read more]
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