Production and Consultation Services

With our network of professionals we create unforgettable experiences for clients. From lighting to sound production and more, an event planned by ARTSdpc® never leaves attenders unchanged. We are a visual and
performing Arts Management and Production Company, with a primary focus on the African-American Experience.

Selected Production and Consultation Services:

Artist Relations, Volunteer
The Annual Inaugural Peace Ball: Voices of Hope and Resistance at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC, Sponsored by BusBoys & Poets establishment.

Artist Relations Coordinator
DC Streetcar Art All Night – H Street Main Street NE, Washington, DC

Artist Relations Coordinator
Production Associate Team Member – JBV Productions
ALC-Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Jazz Issues Forum
Jazz Interview, Concert and Awards Show
Phoenix Gala Dinner

Installation Artist Relations for Januwa Moja
Queen of Spades / Crown of Thorns
Quilts and Social Fabric: Heritage and Improvisation Exhibit

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts – 551 South Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202

Special Event Consultant
The Praxis Project Visionary Leadership Tribute Celebration
For Makani Themba, Outgoing Executive Director
(The Next Generation)

Artist Relations Coordinator
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center
Generations Legacy Bands – Father and Son
Nasar Abadey & SUPERNOVA and the Kush Abadey Quartet
Flip Side Sessions

Drummer Nasar Abadey is a versatile, yet distinctive musician who’s band’s stylistic flexibility, really stands out as well as their masterful pacing, through which they thoroughly explore ideas, grooves, and moods with an entrancing sense of direction and organic evolution

Still in his early 20s, drummer Kush Abadey has been enjoying a fast–paced and eclectic career for years. Kush Abadey is a phenomenal young band leader, who’s group followed his father’s performance.

Artistic Production Curator Consultant
Januwa Moja and Uzikee Nelson Artist Exhibit
The James E. Lewis Museum of Art presented an exhibition entitled “Celebrating Our Common Heritage in the African Diaspora – Featuring the Art of Januwa Moja and Uzikee Nelson”. This exhibition featured the works of artist couple: Januwa Moja, wearable art designer and fashion icon, and her husband, globally renowned sculptor Uzikee Nelson. The exhibition featured a variety of expressions initiated through vibrant and artistic cultural exchange denoting the artist’s travels in the African Diaspora. Programming included an Afro-Cuban film festival, lecture referencing a fascinating story of escape to freedom, a panel discussion honoring Women’s History Month, culminating with a Family Fun Day Festival.

Executive Producer
The Washington Renaissance Orchestra, Lincoln Theatre Washington, DC – Performance

Executive Producer
Nasar Abadey SUPERNOVA Chamber Orchestra
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage – Performance

Executive Producer
“Jazz in the Civil Rights Movements”
Take 5!” Smithsonian American Art Museum Kogod Atrium – Washington, DC
In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Nasar Abadey and SUPERNOVA® perform jazz compositions inspired by the Civil Rights movement, including excerpts from Max Roach’s We Insist!—Freedom Now Suite, as well as works by John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, and Cal Massey.

Executive Producer
“GENERATIONS Legacy Bands – Father and Son Concert”

Intersections: An American Arts Festival
Atlas Performing Arts Center – Washington, DC
DC musical treasure, Drummer Nasar Abadey and his band SUPERNOVA®intersect their multi-dimensional and multi-directional Jazz with the sound of the future – KUSH, a band led by his multi-talented son. This celebration of inter-generational American music, builds a nexus between traditional jazz modalities from seasoned musicians with the young lions inserting today’s musical codes which point to future realities.

Executive Producer
“Music from the Threshold of Jazz to beyond Space and Time”

Celebrating Jazz as a National Treasure
Intersections: A New American Arts Festival
Atlas Performing Arts Center – Washington, DC

In a 90 minute presentation by Nasar Abadey and Supernova, a classic jazz ensemble; intersects with SYNCHRONICITY, an all-acoustic cast of strings and percussion; along with the voices of DIVINE ORDER, were featured in a concert of original compositions revealing surprising connections of musical styles, with Allyn Johnson as the Music Director,

Director of Membership
Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

1750 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852

The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival (MAFJ) is presented in the true spirit and intent of the former East Coast Jazz Festival (ECJF). Founded in 1992 by vocalist/vocal educator Ronnie Wells, for the next 15 years the ECJF was produced by and benefited The Fish Middleton Jazz Scholarship Fund, Inc. (FMJS). ECJF was originally created in honor of Elmore “Fish” Middleton, a Washington, DC jazz radio programmer, whose commitment to promoting jazz music and supporting emerging jazz artists became the guiding principle behind the festival.

Executive Producer
JAZZ Lives for Children Too!

A youth engagement activity
Featuring: GYROSCOPE
FREE Concert and Workshop
THEARC – 1901 Mississippi Ave., SE, Washington, DC

About The Arc DC: Through a collaboration of partner organizations, THEARC provides access to high quality educational, health, cultural, recreation, and social service programs. By providing these programs, THEARC and its partners aim to contribute to the revitalization of the community in southeastern Washington.