Friday, April 13, 2012

Weekend East City Event Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: April Super Saturday Edition

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Saturday March 14

52 O ST (11am to 5pm)
This might be your last chance to visit the studios and visit the working artists as the wrecking ball looms to make room for yet another development in Eckington.  For more information click here

Off Rhode Gallery (12pm to 3pm)
The Brookland Gallery will be hosting an exhibition of the work of the residents of St. Luke’s House now in its sixth year of service.  For more information click here

CHAW (11am to 1:30pm)
CHAW will be hosting ARTNow, a flashmob community arts festival of visual art and music on the corner of 7th and G Streets SE.  For more information click here.

Art Matters Gallery (4pm to 7pm)
Focusing on the spiritual side of the Occupy DC movement, Faith in Action is a photography exhibition that captures the movement’s call for social justice.  For more information click here.

Isabelle Carbonell. Still from "On our Side". Photo Courtesy LUMEN8Anacostia and ARCH Development Corporation.

LUMEN8Anacostia (Noon to Midnight)
Anacostia will come to life with a free festival of lights, music and art.  Over 100 performers, artists, curators and creative entrepreneurs will showcase their talents in several dozen pop-up spaces.  For more information, click here.

Sunday April 15

52 O ST (11am to 5pm)
The open house continues at 52 O the next day so nurse your LUMEN8 hangover and head over to see the countless artists who call the space home.

Park Café (5:30pm to 6:30pm)
Stu Searles presents Energetic Abstraction at Park Café.  Aptly names, Searles colorful, expressive abstract paintings always dazzle the viewer.  For more information click here.

Phil Hutinet is the Editor-in-Chief of East City Art.  You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook  or follow them on Twitter

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