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Funk Parade

The Funk Parade and festival is in its third year, and bigger and better than ever.  This year, I was one of the “official” photographers, which in theory allowed me closer access to some events, but didn’t really help much given the size of the joyous crowds.  It was a wonderful day of creativity and … Continue reading Funk Parade

Fine Lines Paint Jam

The Fine Lines Paint Jam took place yesterday on a 900-foot-long wall on Rhode Island Avenue.  This is the third annual event there, with the previous years’ work painted over before the event.  In addition to the mural painting, there was music, skateboarding, chess, and the drum group Batala performing.

Re-Ball

Had a great opportunity today to preview Re-Ball, the new exhibit at Dupont Underground (thanks to IGDC, the local Instagram group). The exhibit repurposes many of the thousands of balls that were used last summer in The Beach at the National Building Museum. The balls are glued together in small cubes, with velcro dots on … Continue reading Re-Ball

When January Feels Like September

Had a really great opportunity on Tuesday to see the first run-through of the upcoming play at Mosaic Theater, When January Feels Like September (May 19-June 12). The director, playwright, stage designer, costume designer, and sound engineer all gave presentations about their concepts for the performance, and then the cast did the first table read. … Continue reading When January Feels Like September