Dad and Daughter Bring Art & Culture to Congress Heights

A few weeks ago, the Congress Heights Art & Culture Center unveiled its newest exhibit “A Taste of Ethiopia.” Owner of the property businessman Phinis Jones and his daughter Keyona Jones-Lindsay wants to use the center as productive place for the often troubled community.

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The center offers yoga, sewing classes, natural soaps, jewelry and paint and sips.

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They opened back in August of 2015, and let me just say the center is lovely and the art work is inspiring. Something I learned on my trip was that art is a great way to build wealth, which I didn’t know, but more about that later.

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Jones, a real estate developer and local Washington philanthropist recently held a fundraiser for At-Large council member Vince Orange.

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