Creative Life in the Gateway Arts District

Reminder & NEW announcements!! 2015 Southside Music & Skateboarding Series: THIS SATURDAY, July 18, starts at NOON

CrackWood Productions and the Brentwood Arts Exchange are thrilled to have

The Water Hole and Vigilante Coffee Company join us in the Mt. Rainier Skate Park

THIS Saturday, July 18th starting at NOON for the 2015 Southside Music & Skateboarding Competition


Mt. Rainier Skate Park = corner of Otis & Wells in Mt. Rainier, MD–across the street from Otis Street Art Projects & The Washington Glass School


  • Live music by Lee Blackwood & Graham starts at NOON
  • with DJ sets by Honest Lee, Rob One, & InnerLoop throughout
  • Skateboarding Competition, in partnership with UNITED-RSC
  • registration: noon until 12:40 pmFREE TO COMPETE
  • open skate all morning until 12:45 pm
  • competition: 12:45-4:00 pm
  • Emcee: Jimmy Pelletier!
  • Guest Judges: The DC Wheels!
  • competition categories TBA
  • competitors eat free
  • CASH PRIZES awarded at the end of the competition
  • AWESOME additional prizes supplied by our sponsors, ART UNDER PRESSURE and THE BOARD BUS;

SPECIAL THANKS to MAYOR MALINDA MILES and the CITY COUNCIL of Mt. Rainier for supporting our prizes!!

The Water Hole will have juices and coconuts for sale!! and

Vigilante Coffee Company will sell cold brew and tea!!;

Please support our event marketing by visiting our facebook event page, and click “Going” here 

really great Southside videos here (including our new documentary film trailer, supported by Art Lives Here and Gateway CDC!) and more about us here

ALL ARE WELCOME: come and shred, or bring your lunch and watch/listen/dance 

The Southside Music & Skateboarding Series is produced by CrackWood Productions in partnership with The Brentwood Arts Exchange and the UNITED-RSC (Recreational Skateboarders Club), with support from the Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission, The Maryland State Arts Council, Mayor Malinda Miles and the City Council of Mt. Rainier. Special thanks also to our private donors. 

CrackWood Productions:

J.J. McCracken, Artist & Co-Director, Red Dirt Studio, Mt. Rainier, MD

Marc Blackwood, Musician, Brentwood, MD


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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