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Dr. Julie King, St. Mary's College, on "Finding Leedstown: What Archaeology Reveals about this Remarkable Place"Event

Finding Leedstown

Join Dr. Julia King, professor and chair of anthropology at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, as she explores the significance of Leedstown.

April 14, 2024 | 2PM | Heathsville
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“Hope of Escape” Film Screening

In Hope of Escape, writer/director Amy Gerber of Reston, Virginia, brings to light a gripping true story.

April 27, 2024 | 1:30PM | Washington, DC
Participants write poetry and look at the cosmos at Fairfax County's Poetry Beneath the Stars. Photo courtesy of ArtsFairfax.Event

Fairfax Poet Laureate: Poetry Beneath the Stars

This reading lifts up a variety of voices and experiences to honor the rich legacy and contributions of poets and poetry in the queer community.

May 4, 2024 | 7:30PM – 8:30PM | Great Falls
Poetry Beneath the Stars pairs a telescope viewing and a poetry workshop. Photo courtesy of ArtsFairfax.Event

Fairfax Poet Laureate: Poetry Beneath the Stars

This reading lifts up a variety of voices and experiences to honor the rich legacy and contributions of poets and poetry in the queer community.

August 17, 2024 | 7:30PM – 8:30PM | Great Falls
County parkgoers respond to writing prompts at Poetry in the Parks. Photo courtesy of ArtsFairfax.Event

Fairfax Poet Laureate: Pride Month Poetry Reading

This reading lifts up a variety of voices and experiences to honor the rich legacy and contributions of poets and poetry in the queer community.

June 1, 2024 | 1PM – 2:30PM | Alexandria
Fairfax County Poet Laureate Danielle Badra addresses Poetry in the Parks guests. Photo courtesy of ArtsFairfax.Event

Fairfax Poet Laureate: National Poetry Month Poetry Reading

Come celebrate “Poetry in the Parks,” the Fairfax County Poet Laureate’s community engagement project!

April 27, 2024 | 1PM – 2:30PM | Alexandria
"Our Story" 2024 Photovoice in Psychology Student Research Exhibition April 15th, 4-6pm, Hampton University Student Center BallroomEvent

2024 Hampton University Photovoice Research Exhibition

“Our Story,” the 2024 Hampton University Photovoice Research Exhibition, will exhibit how Photovoice projects move beyond the classroom to make a lasting impact!

April 15, 2024 | 4PM – 6PM | Hampton
Community Workshop: Nature Writing & Print With Laura Jones, Kim O’Donnell, and Sarah Piper Yates Pollock. April 6th, 9:30am to 4pm.Event

Nature Writing & Print Making

Join Laura Jones, Kim O’Donnell, and Sarah Piper Yates Pollock for a workshop that will feature freewriting, editing into poetry, and printing a short work at the print shop, reflecting on our own story and the natural world.

April 6, 2024 | 9:30AM – 4PM | Pilot
Pictures Captured Together: Flying in Place IV (A highly pixelated image of a person of color leaping or "flying" on a blue background.)Event

Flying In Place IV

Flying in Place is a “playback” theatre voyage set to live music and featuring creative writings by incarcerated PVCC students.

April 19–21, 2024 | Charlottesville
The Delaney Center's Screen to Square Series presents..."Red Tails"Event

Screen to Square – “Red Tails”

The DeLaney Center will screen the 2012 film “Red Tails” and consider African American military involvement in the US on April 2 as part of its Screen to Square Film Series.

April 2, 2024 | 5PM – 8PM | Lexington
Actors Nathan M. Richardson and Charmaine Crowell-White costumed and posing as Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman.Event

Meet Frederick Douglass & Harriet Tubman

Join Nathan M. Richardson as Frederick Douglass and Charmaine Crowell-White as Harriet Tubman for a conversation about the meaning of American Democracy with these two iconic leaders of the 19th Century Abolitionist Movement.

April 27, 2024 | 10AM – 2PM | Exmore
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