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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Fascist Hipsters Edition

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Work by LMNOPi on view at Hipster Fascism. Image courtesy of The Fridge

Thursday, June 18

Brookland Arts Walk Third Thursday

Cheryl D. Edwards’ Studio – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Post Avant-Garde/Conceptualism features the works of Olubanke King-Akerele, Charles M. Bergen, Cheryl D. Edwards, Donna-Marie R. Jones, and Sue Wribican. For more information, click here.

Cheryl Edwards’ Studio is located at 716 Monroe St. NE Studio #9.

Wild Hand Workspace – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Dana Jeri Maier’s works straddle the boundary between cartoon and fine art. There will be encore openings throughout the weekend. For details, click here.

Wild Hand Workspace is located at 716 Monroe St. NE Studio #8

Saturday, June 20 

Project Create Studio – 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Join Project Create to celebrate Juneteeth with art activities, games, and snacks. There will also be a screening of the film Life of a King. For more information, click here.

Project Create Studio is located at 2028 Marin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE.

The Fridge – 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Join The Fridge for the opening of Hipster Fascism, an art and performance exhibition curated by artist and activist Graham Boyle. The exhibition features work by ADAPT, Eames Armstrong, Gregg Deal, Ryan Florig, GAIA, LMNOPi, Falon Shackleford, Ashley Shey, Ra Nubi, and Shirin Towfiq. For more information, click here.

The Fridge is located at 516 ½ 8th St. SE.

Gallery NK– 6-8 p.m.
The gallery will host an exhibition of international artists titled Moonlight-1 featuring Isao Tomoda (Japan), Nihal Kececi (USA-Turkey), Steffen Faisst (Denmark), Tomas Dodd (USA), Nadia Arditti (USA) and Deniz Sagdic (Turkey).  Click here for details.

NK Gallery is located at 321 K Street NE (Rear Alley)

Tilling Phase – 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
According to Eric Hope Tilling Phase breathes new life into Gateway Arts District’s future home of Art Works Now. Teaching artist Amy Hughes Braden facilitated the group exhibition. For more information, click here.

Art Works Now’s future location is located at 4800 Rhode Island Ave., Hyattsville, MD.

Sunday, June 21

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Marva McIntosh invites visitors to her talk Jamaican Postcards: The Marva McIntosh Collection.  Samples of her collection of vintage and modern Jamaican postcards will be presented during the talk. For details, click here.

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

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