Psalm’s Salons are an online gathering space to highlight the work of creatives, signal-boost local and Black-owned businesses, kick back to live music, and promote a sense of community. Salons are hosted by director, educator, theatre-maker Psalmayene 24 with original music from DJ Nick tha 1da.

Events are free and streamed live on Studio Theatre's Facebook and YouTube pages.


July

Studio's series of digital dance parties with conversation continues on July 23 at 5 p.m. with actor Justin Weaks, Galvanize DC founders J.J. Johnson and Jefferson A. Russell, and Jjana Valentiner, executive producer of the Making Space to Breathe/Gathering to Grieve vigil.

Galvanize DC has been pivotal in creating space and a support network for Black theatre artists and administrators in Washington; together with Valentiner and other volunteers, Galvanize DC facilitated the Breathe/Grieve vigil for community members to come together in solidarity during a time of unrest.

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August

Psalm's final salon will stream on August 20 at 5 p.m. More information to come.

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past events

June's Salon featured Philadelphia-based playwright James Ijames. The Studio-commissioned artist was last in DC for a reading of his play-in-development, Good Bones, for the Studio R&D: Works in Process series. The two Black theatre artists discussed their careers, artistic inspirations, and the role of theatre during this moment of racial unrest.

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