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Atlas Performing Arts Center
at Linden Ct NE 1333 H St. NE Washington, DC 20002
202-399-7993
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The Atlas Performing Arts Center is relatively new to me, but I've enjoyed every event I've been to there. The adaptation of a classic movie theater for use as a center with several venues makes The Atlas an interesting and fun place worth a visit on its own.
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attended Mar 22 2013

Word Becomes Flesh was simply entertaining, masterful, eloquent in sharing the thoughts, feelings, and layers of Black Men in America. A great surprise for a couple just looking to see something different on a Friday Night.

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Website

http://atlasarts.org/events/2012/11/upcoming-performances/

Quotes & Highlights

“Joseph’s words can take an audience’s breath away, then coax out sighs, exclamations of approval, and finally draw them to their feet." —San Francisco Bay Guardian
“A searing, satisfying evening … ” —_Washington Post _
“This is the kind of event that can act as epiphany, as a life-changing event: not only for what it says, but how it says it.” —Cedar Rapids Gazette

Description

About the Artists:

Marc Bamuthi Joseph is not only an award-winning spoken word artist and dancer, he is one of America’s vital voices in performance, arts education, and artistic curation. Bamuthi graced the cover of Smithsonian Magazine after being named one of America’s Top Young Innovators in the Arts and Sciences. He is the artistic director of the 7-part HBO documentary Russell Simmons presents Brave New Voices and an inaugural recipient of the United States artists Rockefeller Fellowship, which annually recognizes 50 of the country’s “greatest living artists.” He is the 2011 Alpert Award winner in Theatre and in April 2012, he was one of the 21 artists to be named to the inaugural class of Doris Duke Artists. He currently serves as Director of Performing Arts at Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco.

The Living Word Project (LWP) is the resident theater company of Youth Speaks, committed to producing literary performance in the verse of our time. Though its methodology includes dance, music, and film, the company’s emphasis is spoken storytelling. LWP creates verse-based work that is spoken through the body, illustrated by visual and sonic scores, and in communication with the important social issues and movements of the immediate moment.

This show is co-presented in association with Theater Alliance.

About the Ticket Supplier: Atlas Performing Arts Center

The Atlas is home to a diverse group of outstanding resident arts organizations including theatre and dance companies, symphony orchestras, choral groups and arts education programs.