Weekend East City Event Round Up: Banquet of Art Edition
Friday April 26
Honfleur Gallery (6pm to 8pm)
You don’t have to fly to New Orleans for Jazz Fest, simply cross the Anacostia River this Friday! Honfleur will show a series of collages by John Lawson depicting Jazz greats. Lawson, who lost most of his work during Katrina, has also assembled a series of poems to pay homage to his subjects. Jazz trio Twins Jazz will perform during the event and a pop-up restaurant next door will serve chicken and waffles. For more information, click here.
Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Rd SE
The Gallery at Vivid Solutions (6pm to 8pm)
Upstairs from Honfleur Gallery, Antoine Sanfuentes’ Unsung Jazz, documents Washington, DC Jazz musicians who are relatively unknown outside of Washington. The exhibition gives the viewer insight into the rich, tradition of local jazz. For more information, click here.
Vivid Solutions has been temporary relocated to 1241 Good Hope Rd SE, second Floor
Art Lives Here- Better Block Project (6pm to 10pm)
Celebrate the beginning of Art Lives Here, an arts based initiative in the Gateway Arts District to showcase local talent and business. The event includes mural painting, music, food, art openings and children’s activities. For a complete list and schedule, click here.
The series of events take place in Mount Rainier MD, consult schedule for details
Saturday April 27
It’s hard to believe that it has already been four years since CHAW started its first student ceramic show at Eastern Market. This is the perfect opportunity to buy that early mother’s day gift. Note that the sale is both Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 4pm. For details, click here.
Eastern Market is located at 225 Seventh St SE
Brentwood Arts Exchange & 39th Street Gallery (Starting at 5pm)
Graduating BFA students from the Corcoran’s class of 2013 will show a series of works in a variety and medium. Several performances will take place beginning at 5:30pm and a short film will commence at 5pm sharp. For a full schedule and list of student artists, click here.
The Brentwood Arts Exchange & 39th St Gallery are located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave (route 1), Brentwood, MD
FLEX (7pm to 10pm)
For one night only, artists Michael Dax Iacavone, Jonathan Monaghan (who created a small sculpture of an eagle shown on the Colbert Report), Calder Brannock and Billie Friebele will present a group show of various media that is independently curated. Details listed here.
The pop up space is located at 1600 Maryland Ave NE