Creative Life in the Gateway Arts District

First Friday June 7th at Busboys and Poets

First Friday: Busboys and Poets
5331 Baltimore Ave Hyattsville, MD 20781
5:30 – 7 pm
Free pita, hummus and fruit and one free drink per guest

Join us tomorrow at the Hyattsville Busboys and Poets location for an incredible First Friday line up of artists who will share with you about their Art Lives Here experiences and preview upcoming events!

Build a Better Block 2013

Better Block Photographer, Evan Wilder, has picked a few of his favorite photos from the evening. He will be talking to us about his experience photographing the event, and the story behind each photo. Check out Evan’s website HERE.


William McKindley-Ward will tell us through pictures and music about his experience behind the idea, creation and realization of Launch Pad Music. Read and article in the Gazette about Launch Pad HERE.

storytelling with saris

Storytelling with Saris creator Monica Jahn Bose will talk about her most recent Bus Stop Bangladesh event, the stories behind the saris and the project, and her upcoming events. Learn more about Storytelling with Saris HERE.


Melissa Princess Best-Nichols and Mervin Primeaux of Mouthpeace tells us about their upcoming show, TOO of a Kind, “an unlikely friendship that redefines family.” Buy Tickets HERE.


Jacob Howley from Contentment is Wealth will share with us a preview of their upcoming show of Irish folk music, both instrumental dance music and songs. Buy Tickets HERE.


About neenajoe

Joe’s Movement Emporium is a cultural arts hub that acts as a catalyst for creativity and economic opportunity for all through productions and programs in education, artist services and work readiness. Located in the town center of Mount Rainier, Maryland within the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District, the organization supports and promotes creative projects of local artists and community groups. For additional information on programs and events, please visit

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