News

Monday
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Introducing Halcyon Stage!

WASHINGTON, DC – January 9, 2017 – Halcyon Stage, a bold new performance series providing a platform that spotlights traditional arts with a twist, is set to launch this month.

Wednesday
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DC’s Halcyon Incubator won big on the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Millennials are doing some pretty cool things. This via the newly-released 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list — the annual celebration of young, smart, accomplished and famous (or some combination thereof) people.

Wednesday
10
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Why “Ugly” and Scrap Produce Actually Makes the Best Juice

Once the fresh-faced darling of the beverage industry, cold-pressed juice has arguably lost a bit of novelty.

Monday
10
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This DC Data Scientist is Using Open Data to Predict a City's Future

Open Data Nation is built around applying her skills to improving civic services with public data, a mission that earned her a spot in the latest cohort at D.C.'s Halcyon Incubator with other social entrepreneurs.

Friday
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Foodhini Startup Supports DC Immigrant Chefs

When Noobtsaa Philip Vang (GRD ’16) moved to Washington, D.C., from Minnesota for his MBA program at Georgetown in 2014, he found himself craving his mother’s home-cooked meals. But as a Hmong-American, Vang had trouble finding anything resembling his family’s cuisine in the District’s restaurants.

Thursday
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Whisonant makes tuition easy

One Longwood University alumna was inspired by her college experience to help others afford a higher education.

Tuesday
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Washington Ballet’s departing director Septime Webre named to S&R Foundation

Septime Webre, who on June 30 steps down as artistic director of the Washington Ballet, will join S&R Foundation as its artistic director, the arts foundation announced today.

Monday
5
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Halcyon Introduces 12 DC-Based Artists Selected for Pilot Studios Program at Historic Fillmore School in Georgetown

S&R Foundation today announced the 12 DC Artists selected for the pilot Studios Program at The Fillmore School. S&R is a Washington, DC-based non-profit that supports gifted individuals in the arts, sciences and social entrepreneurship.

Friday
4
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A Look at One Foundation's Plan to Use the Arts to "Create a New Neighborhood"

While recently expounding on how foundations can assist artists in rapidly gentrifying cities, we called attention to one obvious strategy, employed by the S&R Foundation in the Washington, D.C. region: buy a building and make it available to artists. 

Friday
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Halcyon House to offer free studio space for emerging D.C. artists

Recognizing the District’s need for studio space for artists, the S&R Foundation is offering local artists six months of free space in the Fillmore School in Georgetown.