Tuesday, February 24, 2009

In recognition of Black History Month, the Bloomingdale Civic Association, and the Bates Area Civic Association cordially invite you to the
First Annual A-W-E Festival
a celebration of Artists Writers, and Entertainers.

St. George's Episcopal Church
160 U St NW
Saturday, February 28, 2009
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The afternoon program will include award winning photographer, Jason Miccolo Johnson, author, Natalie Hopkinson, artist, Sylvia Jackson, classical vocalist, Dimery Mowery, story-teller, Jennifer Ashburn, and musicians James McKinnery and Will Smith. Importantly, several of the participants in the program have roots in the surrounding community. St. George's was asked to partner with these indigenous community organizations on this project because of the welcoming spirit St. George's exhibits and the outreach it continues to extend to the residents of the neighborhood. --- Bloomimgdale and Bates Civic Association Presidents: Cassandra Costley, and James Berry, respectively.

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