Monday, March 28, 2016
Local News Round Up: Arts $, Vinyl, Halal, & Murals
Mosaic theater Company of DC, which is based out of the Atlas Performing Arts Center (1333 H Street) has been awarded a million dollar grant ($250k a year for four years) by the Reva and David Logan Foundation. The Washington Post has more details. Mosaic is a new theater company with an experienced team, and a commitment to "making powerful, transformational, socially-relevant art."
Crooked Beat Records (currently of Adams Morgan) could be headed our way. In a Facebook post the owner indicated that the store would likely relocate soon, and mentioned H Street as a possible new home. Crooked Beat specializes in new and used hard to find and indie vinyl.
PoPville revealed that the NYC based Halal Guys are headed to 814 H Street.
Mister Cartoon (Mark Marchado) was recently in from LA and he painted a mural on the side of DTLR (902 H Street).
Trinidad based filmmaker Kasey Kirby made a documentary called The Nomadic Who? on DC broomball team the Nomadic Horde, and it premieres Tuesday, April 5th at 7:30pm at the E Street Cinema. Tickets are $15.