Friday, August 10, 2012

Weekend East City Event Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Dog Days of Summer Edition

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Friday August 10

12th Street Gallery at the Artland Temporium Brookland (Starting at 6pm)
The 12th Street Gallery, part of the the Brookland Artland Temporium, presents Church Porch curated by Lisa Farrell.  The Brookland Artist multi-media group show centers around the theme of the church porch, the part of the church between the street and the sanctuary where commercial and secular activity takes place.  For more information, click here.

The 12th Street Gallery is located at 3500 12th Street NE

The Fridge (7pm to 11pm)
The Fridge presents Street Market, a group exhibition showcasing the work of local DC street artists which include Tim Conlon and Alicia Cosnahan.  The exhibition is part of the Fridge’s Fresh Produce August programming which includes theater and film screenings.  For more information, click here.

The Fridge is located in the Rear Alley behind 516 8th Street SE.

Saturday August 11

Art Enables (1pm to 4pm)
Art Enables hosts its annual summer show and sale with all artwork that is over one year old discounted at 50% .  This is a great occasion to meet the artists, enjoy some food and drink, and purchase something meaningful. Visit Art Enables website at

2204 Rhode Island Avenue NE

Porch Projects (4pm to 7pm)
The curators of the Capitol Hill “Domestic Exhibition Project” present Nineteen Ways to Look at Painting.  The group show focuses on DC’s “carefully nurtured painting practices” and has been installed over the course of several weeks.  For more information click here.

Email for the Capitol Hill address

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) (5pm to 7pm)
CHAW presents work photographer Kristoffer Tripplaar.  Better known as a photojournalist who captures images of presidential power, his exhibition at CHAW focuses on cast-off and left-over ideas that emanate from the seats of power.  For more information, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 Seventh Street SE

Note that East City Art’s annual summer sabbatical will take place August 20 through September 3 (Labor Day) and we will not be publishing during that two week period.  

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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