• John A. Wilson Building (map)
  • 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
  • Washington, DC, 20004
  • United States

Washington Performing Arts’ MARS Urban Arts Initiative, in partnership with Councilmember David Grosso, will host POLITICS & ART: A Jam Session at the Wilson Building for the third year. Network with elected officials, local musicians, dancers, visual artists, and other performance artists. Come celebrate D.C.’s arts scene and its intersections with political life!

POLITICS & ART: A Jam Session at the Wilson Building will feature performances by: Washington Performing Arts’ Capital Arts Student Showcase featuring students from Takoma Education Campus, Deal Middle School, and Stuart-Hobson Middle School; Araya and Moges Ethio-Jazz Duo; Huda & Kamyar;
The National Hand Dance Association; Loud Boyz; Tradiciones Bolivianas/Bolivian Traditions Cultural Society
; and many others.

If you are a performer, we invite you to bring your instrument to help us celebrate D.C.’s unique performing arts culture and join our Community Jam led by host, Dior Ashley Brown and The dAb Band!

Visit the Washington Performing Arts website to RSVP

Due to the Wilson Building’s security, please bring your I.D. to the event for check-in purposes.

The Washington Performing Arts’ Mars Urban Arts Initiative is generously supported by Jacqueline Badger Mars and Mars, Incorporated.