Weekend East City Event Round Up: Harmonicas Edition

See harmonicas in a completely new light at Gallery OonH this Friday. Artist Bob "Hof" Hoffman, the Harmonica Man will give a presentation at 8pm. Image credit: Amanda Hoffman.

See harmonicas in a completely new light at Gallery OonH this Friday. Artist Bob “Hof” Hoffman, the Harmonica Man will give a presentation at 8pm. Image credit: Amanda Hoffman.

Thursday, April 16

 

Cheryl D Edwards’ Studio – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

PRISM features the works of Cheryl Edwards, Lisa Farrell, Lisa Rosenstein, and Lynn Slyvester. The artists’ works are reminiscent of a dispersive prism’s reflection and splitting of light into components. For more information, click here.

Cheryl D Edwards’ Studio is located at 716 Monroe Street NE.

 

Capitol Skyline Hotel – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

WPA celebrates the launch of the 2015-2016 WPA Artist Directory published by East City Art Media LLC with a Happy Hour! Bring friends to the launch and purchase the definitive guide to DC-area contemporary artists. For details, click here.

Capitol Skyline Hotel located at 10 I (Eye) Street SW.

Friday, April 17

 

Gallery O on H – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Bob Hoffman, designer and collector of the world’s largest collection of handcrafted Harmonica Cases, showcases his works at Gallery O on H. Hoffman has commissioned artists from around the world to create his 500 designs. For more information, click here.

Gallery O on H is located at 1354 H Street NE.

 

Saturday, April 18

 

CHAW – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

What’s Poppin is CHAW’s spring exhibition juried by Mary Ellen Vehlow. The exhibition features fifteen artists representing a wide range of media. For more information, click here.

CHAW is located at 7th & G Streets SE.

Jess Oros is the Events 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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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Art is Risen Edition

"Work by Sondra Arkin at Long View Gallery's Network which opens this Thursday.  Image courtesy of the gallery. "

“Work by Sondra Arkin at Long View Gallery’s Network which opens this Thursday. Image courtesy of the gallery. “

Thursday, April 2

All We Art – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30p.m.

Join All We Art for a discussion featuring Luisa Elena Vidaurre, Andrea Pollan and Lisa Brown. Visitors to the Through Her Eyes discussion will hear about lessons learned and tips from their experience as gallery owners. For more details, click here. 

All We Art is located at 1666 33rd Street NW.  

Long View Gallery – 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Eve Stockton and Sondra N. Arkin both explore the interconnectivity of the world around them. In Networks, Stockton and Arkin attempt to understand this networking at the technological level through their art. For more information, click here.

Long View Gallery is located at 1234 Ninth Street NW.

Friday, April 3

ReCreative Spaces – 7 p.m. to midnight

ReCreative Spaces presents Black Life/White Light. This exhibition featured featuring white artists responding to the Black Lives Matter movement. For more information, click here.

ReCreative Spaces is located at 1613 Rhode Island Avenue NE.

Saturday, April 4

Wild Hand Workspace – 1 p.m.

Morgan Hungerford West with Starchild Studios DC presents a workshop on how to build one’s creative career. West will provide information on networking, branding, marketing your craft, and so much more. For details, click here.

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

The Fridge – 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Women in Color features all new works from DC-based artist Rose Jaffe. Through her work, Jaffe seeks to celebrate the emotions and dynamism of young women. For more information, click here.

The Fridge is located across the street from Matchbox Pizza on 8th Street SE.

 

Jess Oros is the Production Manager 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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Weekend East City Event Round Up: People’s Choice Edition

Pictured above, Rita Elner's Beautiful Thing is among the contenders for the People's Choice Awards.  Image courtesy of the artist.

Pictured above, Rita Elner’s Beautiful Thing is among the contenders for the People’s Choice Awards. Image courtesy of the artist.

Thursday, March 26

 

Gallery NK – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Photographer and filmmaker Chad Bartlett reveals his photographic prints from Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Visitors can explore the resilience seen in the people photographed. For more information, click here.

Gallery NK is located at 321 K Street NE.

 

Friday, March 27

 

Gallery Al-Quds – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The ongoing series, Exiles & nomads, features works that represent family and community through the use of a variety of materials. The artist uses ceramics, glass, and discarded wood to build sculptures and portraits. For details, click here.

The Jerusalem Fund Gallery Al-Quds is located at 2425 Virginia Avenue NW.

 

Anacostia Arts Center – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join Anacostia Arts Center for Eternal Spring an exhibition by Matt Hollis to celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Hollis’s works featured organic soft sculptures and bold colors. For more information, click here.

Anacostia Arts Center is located at 1231 Good Hope Road SE.

 

Joan Hisaoka Center – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Alchemical Vessels features the work of over 100 new artists selected by twenty curators. The exhibition and benefit will run through May 22, 2015. For details, click here.

The Joan Hisaoka Gallery is located at 1632 U Street NW.

 

Saturday, March 28

 

G Fine Art – 2 p.m.

Historian Aneta Georgievska-Shine and artist Maggie Michael will speak about the literary and musical connections to the Colored Ground Series. For more information, click here.

G Fine Art is located at 4718 14th Street NW.

 

Gallery plan b – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Freya Grand’s solo exhibition features the vast landscapes of Namibia and Botswana. Grand is working with the African Wildlife Foundation and a portion of all proceeds will go to AWF. For details, click here.

Gallery plan b is located 1530 14th Street NW.

 

Jess Oros is the Events Editor for 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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Weekend East City Event Round Up: EMULSION 2015 Edition

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EMULSION 2015  Sat., Mar. 21 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

This Saturday March 21, 2015 beginning at 7pm, experience EMULSION 2015, a showcase of the Washington-Baltimore Region’s hottest artists competing for a series of prizes.  Preview the artists and get more information here.

EMULSION is located at Gallery OonH, 1354 H Street NE

Friday, March 20

Honfleur – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Painter Larry Lairson presents his first solo exhibition, User Error, at Honfleur. Lairson uses a variety of media to create textural pieces that explore the painterly process. For more details about the exhibition, click here.

Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Road SE.

Vivid Solutions Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Confluence: Considering the Anacostia is a group exhibition of photography from local Anacostia artists. Artists featured in the exhibition are Becky Harlan, David Allen Harris, Krista Schlyer, and co-curator Bruce McNeil. For more information, click here.

Vivid Solutions Gallery is located at 1231 Good Hope Road, SE.

Saturday, March 21

Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Street Musicians: Faceless Melodies by Acquaetta Williams attempts to reach viewers through assembled pieces. She strives to build a form of intimacy between herself and the viewer. For more information, click here.

Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center is located at 10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD. 

39th Street Gallery – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Join the 39th Street Gallery and the Gateway Arts Center to celebrate their five-year anniversary. There will also be a photography exhibition opening of work by Stephen Honicki. For more details, click here.

The 39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD. 

Brentwood Arts Exchange – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Celebrate the five-year anniversary with the works of eighteen artists who have all previously shown art at Brentwood Arts Exchange over the past five years. For more information, click here.

Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood, MD.

Studio SoHy – 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Visit the newest studio pace in Hyattsville for the opening of Urban Canopy. This exhibition focuses on the interaction of nature and the urban environment. For more details, click here.

The event is located at Vigilante Coffee 4327 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville.

Green Owl Design – 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Modern View…what do you see? challenges viewers to find personal meaning in the works on exhibit. The artists want viewers to take a more in-depth look into the techniques behind the works and find the messages themselves. For more information, click here.

Green Owl Design is located at 4327-C Gallatin Street Hyattsville, MD.

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DISTILLED: A Moonshine & Craft Spirit Festival

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Wednesday, March 18 – 6PM – Eastern Market North Hall (225 7th St SE)

Whether you call it moonshine, white lightning, hooch, or white whiskey, Distilled will be an evening to celebrate moonshine, the infamous liquor sprung from the mountains, and other local craft spirits. This is event is 21+ only. The $45 ticket includes light bites and tastings of participating spirits, including tipples from Philadelphia Distilling, Black Draft Authentic Moonshine, Filibuster, Bloomery SweetShine, Don Ciccio & Figli, Catoctin Creek, Belmont Farm Distillery, and Sonoma County Distilling Co.

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IntellectuCOOL Presents: THE GREY AREA – Get 20% OFF Your Tickets

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Saturday, March 14th, 6pm.

There is no better showcasing of the arts than the wonderful series of events that IntellectuCOOL has blessed DC with. On March 14th they bring you “The Grey Area” – where they will be exploring life’s undefined spaces through visual art, conversation, monologues, poetry and dance. There will even be an after party kicking off at 10pm.

Get tickets here. Type in our special DC Style Is Real promo code COOLSTYLE and get 20% off your tickets.

Mousai House
411 New York Ave NE – Studio 3A
Washington, DC 20002

What you can expect: The best social experience you’ve ever had of course. IntellectuCOOL focuses on bringing people from all walks of life together in the same room to discuss real and relevant topics, with the hope of making cool connections. This event is designed to explore life’s grey areas. You can expect poetry, theatrical and dance performances; as well as a visual art presentation. All this will happen in one of the most unique spaces in DC– The Mousai House…And did we mention the after party doe?

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Punk not Dead Edition

Red by Mary D. Ott. Photo courtesy of Touchstone Gallery.

Red by Mary D. Ott. Photo courtesy of Touchstone Gallery.

Friday, March 6

Touchstone Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join Touchstone Gallery for the opening of two new exhibitions Sprout by Touchstone member artists and COLOR: Paintings by Mary D. Ott. These two exhibitions explore color and pattern through a variety of media. For details about the openings, click here.

Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave., NW.

 

Leica Gallery – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

In Suspect Device, Chris Suspect exhibits 20 black and white prints which, upon first glance, appear to be yet another DC Hardcore retrospective. However, Suspect has captured scenes from the last four years— 2011‐2015. For more information about the exhibition, click here.

Leica Store Gallery DC is located at 977 F St., NW.

 

ReCreative Spaces – 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

(Re)creation ­ An Artist’s Exploration is a group show built on the idea of recreation. Artists were invited to interpret the theme in any way they saw fit. Visitors are encouraged to explore this theme as they view the pieces. For details, click here.

ReCreative Spaces is located at 1613 Rhode Island Ave., NE.

 

Saturday, March 7

CHAL – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Join CHAL for the opening of Food for Thought juried by Bonny Wolf. Twenty­nine artists contributed work to this group exhibition with subjects ranging from vegetables to the artists’ concepts of the topic of food. For more information, click here.

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is located at 545 Seventh St., SE.

 

Jess Oros is the Production Manager 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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