We need your Stories! 1 MILE RADIUS PROJECT

1 MILE RADIUS PROJECT

E X P E R I E N C I N G    S P A C E   D I F F E R E N T L Y

ABOUT THE PROJECT

NextLOOK Artist, Orange Grove Dance will be exploring the unique spaces within a one-mile radius of Joe’s MovementEmporium. We are interested in how dance, film, and projection can conduct memory mapping of the less noticed, possibly forgotten parts of our seemingly familiar spaces. We want to zoom into and magnify the intimate nooks and over stepped crevices of the area.

CULMINATING PERFORMANCE APRIL 14. 

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Send videos, pictures, and stories of the spaces you love ornotice. What makes home? How do you move through it? Before and after photos of spaces and people are also great. What was it like then and how is it now?

orangegrovedance@gmail.com

tweet us @followtheorange #1mileradiusproject

JOIN THE PROJECT – RESOURCING COMMUNITY

Through sidewalk chats, interviews, movement, and filmcollaborations, we have set out to create art and dialogue which will memory map the collective and personal experiences of the neighborhood space. WE NEED YOU!

BE A PART OF THIS COMMUNITY CURATION! If you have a connection within the Joe’s/Mt. Rainier/Brentwood 1 mile radius, we want you involved. Contact Orange Grove Dance, Joe’s, or Brentwood Arts Exchange to schedule an interview, or share an idea ofhow you would like to be involved.

OUR QUESTIONS

  • What is your favorite place in the neighborhood?

  • How do you get there?

  • Why is that place special to you?

  • TELL US: orangegrovedance@gmail.com

This performance is part of the NextLOOK series. For more information click here.

Orange Grove Dance needs YOUR stories

1 MILE RADIUS (No Logo)Orange Grove Dance returns to Joe’s Movement Emporium with their newest project, 1 MILE RADIUS PROJECT-Experiencing Space Differently which will culminate with a performance piece on Friday, April 14th that will begin at 7 pm at Joe’s Movement Emporium, in Mount Rainier, MD move through the neighborhood, and end at Brentwood Arts Exchange in the Gateway Arts Center in Brentwood, MD.

 ABOUT THE PROJECT

NextLOOK Artist, Orange Grove Dance will be exploring the unique spaces within a one-mile radius of Joe’s Movement Emporium. We are interested in how dance, film, and projection can conduct memory mapping of the less noticed, possibly forgotten parts of our seemingly familiar spaces. We want to zoom into and magnify the intimate nooks and over stepped crevices of the area.

CULMINATING PERFORMANCE APRIL 14

Send videos, pictures, and stories of the spaces you love or notice. What makes home? How do you move through it?

Before and after photos of spaces and people are also great. What was it like then and how is it now?

EMAIL: orangegrovedance@gmail.com

tweet us @followtheorange #1mileradiusproject

JOIN THE PROJECT – RESOURCING COMMUNITY

Through sidewalk chats, interviews, movement, and film collaborations, we have set out to create art and dialogue which will memory map the collective and personal experiences of the neighborhood space. WE NEED YOU!

BE A PART OF THIS COMMUNITY CURATION! If you have a connection within the Joe’s/Mt. Ranier/Brentwood 1 mile radius, we want you involved. Contact Orange Grove Dance, Joe’s, or Brentwood Arts to schedule an interview, or share an idea of how you would like to be involved.

OUR QUESTIONS

What is your favorite place in the neighborhood?
How do you get there?
Why is that place special to you?

1MILERadius Flier Pics(1)
This project is made possible by:
Maryland State Arts Council
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
The Clarice
Joe’s Movement Emporium

Mount Rainier Little Free Library UPDATE

About this time last year, one of Joe’s dedicated yoga students, Kathy Shollenberger, set up an official Little Free Library # 2126 at the corner of 30th and Shepherd in Mount Rainier, MD.
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Below they share some of their favorite stories about the library:
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First was the neighbor who came after dark, clearly on purpose (no mere passer-by) because he was armed with a flashlight and several books to contribute.  There was the woman who shouted, “OMG, here’s the only Henning Mankell mystery I haven’t read!”  There was the brother and sister team of kids who knocked on the door to ask me if I could keep a look-out for a certain sort of book (can’t remember exactly what).  Someone told us that ours is the first LFL she’d ever frequented that had kids’ books.  Someone else put a notice about their lost turtle inside.  A book of states appeared, and I noticed that its young owner had drawn a chart on the inside front cover where he hoped that people borrowing the book would sign in and say where they were born and where they live now–a bit of neighborhood original research.
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IMG_0054However the Little Free Library needs a sponsor. The two previous Mount Rainier Little Free Libraries were built and donated by the Boy Scouts, but they  have not functioned well due to neglect. To help ensure library #2126 flourishes, Barry & Kathy check on the books daily, recycle those that are too old or tattered or out of date, note what’s come and gone, and add from their personal stock.
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The Mount Rainier couple has kept the library going with books from their own shelves, from Goodwill and from the Hyattsville Library used book store. And now they’re turning to you, the community, for help. Here’s what they need:
  • Picture Books
  • Early Readers
  • Young Adult Books
  • Adult Books: Fiction & Nonfiction
  • Graphic Novels
  • Comic Books
  • How-to’s
Please note books that are tattered and filthy are not attractive items to include in the library as well as books with outdated information.
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To donate a few books, visit Little Free Library # 2126 at the corner of 30th and Shepherd in Mount Rainier, MD. To donate a whole lotta books, email Kathy and she’ll let you know where to drop them.
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One last note from Kathy:
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If you don’t live in Mount Rainier and prefer to donate books to a LFL in your neighborhood, please do.  Or put up one of your own.  It is a wonderful community builder.

TELL US YOUR STORIES!

Did you come to Club Joe’s back Joe’s was still on 34th street?

Was your child a star of Summer Arts Camp?

Did you graduate from our Theatre Tech Program?

Have you ever rehearsed or created here?

Have you performed here?

Did Brooke Kidd, Joe’s Founder and Executive Director, help you be moved by the arts?

Then tell us about it!

Joe’s Movement Emporium has been in Mount Rainier, Maryland for 20 years now! In those 20 years, what were your Joe’s experiences!

Email us today at encore20more@gmail.com with your story and, if possible, photos and we may be able to feature you at our 20th Anniversary Gala!