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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Warmer Weather through Imagery Edition

Saturday February 1
The 39th Street Gallery (11am - 3pm)

Ever coveted thy neighbor’s art supply collection? Well now is your chance to riffle through it and grab what you want!  The late Manon Cleary’s entire collection of supplies, easels and equipment will be for sale at the 39th Street Gallery.  Proceeds benefit an upcoming exhibition in April at the Arts Club of Washington.  More information here. The 39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD (Upstairs)

Brentwood Arts Exchange (2-5pm)

A panel of local film professionals selected the experimental videos, documentaries and fiction pieces of 19 artists whose work was limited to a running time of ten minutes.   A cash prize will be awarded at the end of the viewing.  Forget the popcorn- Hyattsville Brewery Franklin’s will supply locally crafted beer and their famous chili!  Information on participating artists here. Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD (Downstairs)

Honfleur Gallery (2pm & 2:45pm)

At 2pm Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah will discuss Adrift, a photography exhibition of Moroccan and Turkish landscapes. Then, at 2:45pm, Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann & Michael B. Platt will discuss how both artists came to coproduce Common GroundInformation about the exhibitions here. Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Road SE

Corner Store Arts (6pm to 8pm)

If the landscapes of Morocco and Turkey don’t warm you up, go Cuban! For a $10 suggested donation, The Swantelier Cuban Journals or “Fiesta of Photography” buys you homemade tapas, Havana Street Music and handmade books from Matanzas, Cuba.  Details found here. Corner Store Arts is located at 900 South Carolina Avenue SE

Phil Hutinet is the Editor-in-Chief of East City Art.  You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook  by follow them on Twitteror click here to sign up for their newsletter.

Photo credit: Katherine Mann and Michael Platt.  Photo Courtesy Honfleur Gallery

Weekend East City Event Round Up: New Year’s Openings

Friday January 10

Honfleur Gallery (6pm to 9pm)
Common Ground explores the collaborative works of Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann and Michael B. Platt. The artists work together to combine their disparate visual languages and create a common space. The opening reception on Friday will be in conjuncture with The Gallery at Vivid Solutions. For details, click here.
Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope RD (Downstairs)

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions (6pm to 9pm)
The Gallery at Vivid Solutions opens an exhibit that utilize layered imagery to explore themes surrounding shared experience and identity. Adrift at The Gallery at Vivid Solutions showcases multiple in-camera exposure landscapes by Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah. For detail, click here.
The Gallery at Vivid Solutions is located at 1241 Good Hope RD (Upstairs).

Saturday January 11

Art Enables’ Off-Rhode Gallery (1pm to 4pm)
If you were unable to see the exhibit at Touchstone Gallery, now is your chance to see the works of Charles Meissner. There will be a reception for his solo show The 28th Century this Saturday. For details, click here.
Off-Rhode Gallery at Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave NE.

39th Street Gallery (5:30pm to 8pm)
After viewing the exhibit at Off-Rhode Gallery, stop by 39th Street Gallery and see the works of sculptor Kyle Bauer. Bauer exhibits his carefully constructed pieces at the opening of LATITUTDE this Saturday. For details, click here.
39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD (Upstairs)

Washington Glass School (6pm to 8pm)
While you’re out viewing the opening at 39th Street Gallery, be sure to stop by Washington Glass School and see the new collection of works by Audrey Wilson at her first solo show. The show will feature her mixed media sculptures that are a blend of created and altered elements. For details, click here.
Washington Glass School is located at 3700 Otis Street, Mount Rainier, MD.

Catalyst Projects (6pm to 9pm)
Wrap up the evening by checking out the new exhibition: Identimorph – Identity Portraits, which features the works of two artists, who transcend the visible and hint at the underlying psychology of the subjects. See the works of Sharon Shapiro and Jessika Dene Tarr this weekend at the opening reception. For details, click here.
Catalyst Projects is located Monroe Street Market in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC.

East City Art is now in Print! 
Get your free copy of the East City Art Quarterly Guide to the Visual Arts in the Winter editions of the Hill Rag or East of the River MonthliesPhil Hutinet is the Editor-in-Chief of East City Art.  You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook  by follow them on Twitter or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

Image Credit: Jessika Dene Tarr's work Melancholy Bliss I, 2013, gouache and ink. Courtesy of Catalyst Projects.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: 100,000 People Can’t be Wrong Edition

Friday September 20
DC Murals (3pm to 5pm)

DC Mural and Art4All present a lecture by artists on the significance of their public pieces at various locations around DC.  In addition, Caitlin Carroll will present  her recently completed documentary film on DC’s murals.  For more information click here. 
The Anacostia Library is located at 1800 Good Hope Road SE.

Mandarin Miracle (Begins at 8pm)

Part of the “Art Lives Here” project in the Gateway Arts District, Tim McLorain’s Mandarin Miracle  is a projected animation interpretation of Bela Bartok’s orchestral masterpiece at the Jewel Box, formerly the Fisher jewelry store.  The runtime for the film is 30 minutes.  For more information, click here.           
The Jewel Box is located at 108 Queens Chapel Road in Hyattsville, MD

Honfleur Gallery (6pm to 9pm)

Artists Garth Fry, Dan Gray and Peter Krsko collaborate for the first time on a site specific installation whereupon each sculptor examines a single medium- metal, paper and wood respectively.   For more information, click here.
Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope RD (Downstairs)

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions (6pm to 9pm)

After having benign tumors removed from her body, photographer Lauren Henkin turned her camera towards capturing images of plants species that manage to grow amongst the cracks and crevices of parking lots, buildings and other man-made structures.  However, unlike her tumors, she sees the unwanted urban flora as both “invasive and reclaiming.”  For more information, click here. 
The Gallery at Vivid Solutions is located at 1241 Good Hope RD (Upstairs)

Saturday September 21
H Street Festival (Noon to 7pm)

Ten blocks, eight stages, 250 vendors, 150 food stalls- and that’s just the beginning.  This 2013 H Street Festival promises to be “Epic” with over 100,000 people expected to attend.  This year’s visual arts line-up curated by Gallery O on H on the 1300 includes eight art cars (all local this year), ten local artists and the gallery’s very own stage on 14th Street.  For more information, click here.
The H Street Festival starts at 4th Street and ends at 14th Street NE

CONNERSMITH (6pm to 8pm)

CONNERSMITH presents two concurrent exhibitions- Festoon by Zoë Charlton and Faust in the City by Wilmer Wilson IV.  Both exhibitions confront racial stereotypes by superimposing the human body against a backdrop of socially accepted mores, the commodification of “the ideal lifestyle” and by juxtaposing wealthy DC neighborhoods with its poorest.  For more information, click here.
CONNERSMITH is located at 1358 Florida Avenue NE.

East City Art is now in Print! 

Get your free copy of the East City Art Quarterly Guide to the Visual Arts in the September editions of the Hill Rag or East of the River Monthlies.

Phil Hutinet is the Editor-in-Chief of East City Art.  You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook  by follow them on Twitteror click here to sign up for their newsletter.

Provided by East City Art. Photo Credit: The 2012 H Street Festival street performance. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.