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Outdoor Movie Nights Conclude Thursday With Finding Dory

Photo courtesy of the Menkiti Group

The outdoor movies series in  Brookland sponsored by the Menkiti Group continues Thursday.  Unfortunately, this will be the last Brookland outdoor movie of  the summer, so be sure to be there! From the event page:

The Menkiti Group and DCTV proudly
present next month’s feature film:

Finding Dory
Thursday, August 17, 7:30pm

Bring your blankets, snacks, flashlights,
and bug spray – we provide popcorn,
bubbles, glow sticks, and the movie!
**Additional snacks and drinks will be available through present vendor**

Check out pictures taken from our last movie night at BrooklandMovieNight.com!

DCTV is located at Brooks Mansion, 901 Newton St. NE.

Brookland Outdoor Movie Night Returns Thursday With “Sing”

Photo courtesy of the Menkiti Group

The outdoor movies series in  Brookland sponsored by the Menkiti Group continues Thursday.  From the event page:

WHEN: Thursday, July 20th, 7:30pm
WHERE: Brooks Mansion, 901 Newton St. NE
Bring blankets and snacks. Movie starts at sundown!
FREE!

Movie Summary: “In a town with no humans, just animals, a koala named Buster Moon realizes he will soon lose his theater if he cannot turn his luck around. He comes up with a plan to host a singing competition, where the winner will receive $100,000. Will this be enough to return his theater to glory?”

This fun family film is sure to get you tapping your feet and singing along. Catch it all under the stars with your friends, family and neighbors in Brookland!

SAVE THE DATE for the final movie night this season:
Thursday, August 17th

Sponsored by The Menkiti Group and MG Residential, in partnership with DCTV.

Brookland Outdoor Movie Nights Kick Off Saturday With Moana

Photo courtesy of the Menkiti Group

The outdoor movies series in  Brookland sponsored by the Menkiti Group starts up again Saturday. From the event page:

Menkiti Group and DCTV are proud to present Moana for our first Brookland Movie Night Under the Stars of the season! Bring your friends, family and a blanket to this fun neighborhood event!

The event will begin at 7:30 pm and don’t forget your blankets or lawn chairs, any snacks or picnic items, some bug spray and flashlights. Also, save the date for the upcoming movie night dates: Thursday, July 20th and Thursday, August 17th. The movies will be shown at the DCTV campus at Brooks Mansion (901 Newton St NE).

 

DCTV Community Day Festival – Kids Games, Live Music, Food And More

One of Brookland’s neighborhood gems is the Public Access Corporation of DC (DCTV). DCTV is a membership-based, non-profit, public access television network which gives DC residents the opportunity to produce and broadcast their own cable tv shows. DCTV is hosting its annual Community Day Festival on August 22nd from 1:00pm – 6:00pm , and will be a free and open to the public event. From an email:

DCTV’s Community Day Festival is back! Our FREE outdoor celebration of everything D.C. with live music, local eats, and family fun is coming to you on Saturday, August 22 from 1 to 6pm! Join us for performances by Black Alley, violinist Chelsey Green, reggae band Stryker’s Posse, DJ Marc Nfinit and loads more. We’ll have games for kids, giveaways for adults and some fun surprises for everyone. Hosted by WPGC’s Guy Lambert, this year’s Community Day Festival is sure to get you in the groove. Grab your lawn chairs, bring your blankets and come together to #celebrateDC as one big neighborhood! Our historic Brooks Mansion campus is located right off of the Brookland/CUA red line metro. Just follow the music!

Check out the flyer below and the Eventbrite page for more info. DCTV is located at 901 Newton Street, NE.

DCTV 2015

DCTV’s Community Day Festival This Saturday – Fun, Free Events For All!

DCTV Community DayOne of Brookland’s neighborhood gems is the Public Access Corporation of DC (DCTV). DCTV is a membership-based, non-profit, public access television network which gives DC residents the opportunity to produce and broadcast their own cable tv shows. DCTV is hosting a Community Day Festival on June 21, which will be a free and open to the public event, featuring live music and comedy performances, delicious eats from local food trucks, games, and family entertainment. The event is part of their celebration to mark thier 25th anniversary.

DCTV’s historic Brooks Mansion campus at 901 Newton Street, NE will transform into festival grounds from 12pm-9pm to host vendors, face painters, a moon bounce, DJs and performances by The Chuck Brown Band, gospel dynamo Mike McCoy & Voices United, Comedian Timmy Hall, afrofunk band Chopteeth, violinist Chelsea Green, drummers from the Farafina Kan Youth Ensemble, youth cover band School of Rock, nu soul artist W. Ellington Felton and sounds by DJ Marc Nfinite. For more information check out the video below and for a complete schedule of performances, visit the DCTC Community Day page here or call (202) 526-7007.

Brookland’s DCTV Celebrates 25 Years With Celebration Hosted By Kojo Nnamdi Saturday

Brooks Mansion - Home of DCTV. Photo courtesy of Tyler Nelson's Flikr Stream.
Brooks Mansion – Home of DCTV. Photo courtesy of Brookland Avenue Blog.

One of Brookland’s quiet neighborhood gems is the Public Access Corporation of DC (DCTV). DCTV is a membership-based, non-profit, public access television network which gives DC residents the opportunity to produce and broadcast their own cable tv shows. Many thanks to Lauren Mansur for reaching out to us and sharing information about DCTV’s 25th Anniversary Illumination Celebration this Saturday, October 26th from 3:00 to 7:00 pm. DCTV is located at the Brooks Mansion, at 901 Newton St NE, next to the Brookland Metro. From the DCTV Press Release:

DCTV Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Illumination Celebration

The Public Access Corporation of DC (DCTV) marks its 25th anniversary with an Illumination Celebration
hosted by DCTV Board Chair Kojo Nnamdi, featuring an afternoon of live music, popular food trucks and an
awards ceremony and VIP reception for influential D.C. residents.

The anniversary kickoff will occur on Saturday, October 26th from 3pm-7pm at the Brooks Mansion near the
Brookland-CUA metro stop. The event is free and open to the public and media.

The event will include:
● Live music featuring Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Carolyn Malachi and jazz sensation, and
Sunny Sumter, Executive Director of DC Jazz Festival
● Award ceremony & VIP reception illuminating local heroes, including William Lightfoot lawyer and
politician, Kojo Nnamdi – WAMU, Maudine Cooper -Greater Washington Urban League, Denise
Rolark Barnes -Washington Informer, Marie Johns former Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Small
Business Association, Barbara Lang -D.C. Chamber of Commerce and Angela Franco – Hispanic
Chamber of Commerce
● Local Food Trucks, free popcorn and an opportunity to record a “happy anniversary” video that will air
on DCTV channels reaching more than 350,00 viewers

Community partners include: D.C. Jazz Festival, Cultural Tourism D.C., Dance Place, Office of Planning, UPO,
SpeakEasy D.C., Office of Partnerships and Grants, Washington Informer, Office of Latino Affairs, Humanities
Council, Leadership Greater Washington and Media Rise

DCTV’s University Video Contest winner will be announced during the event. This contest supports arts in the community. Students submitted positive videos on how D.C. shines and the winner receives a cash prize. The
winning video will be featured on DCTV throughout the anniversary year.

Join us as we kick off our 25th Anniversary and present DCTV’s first Illuminator Awards!