Thursday, July 14, 2011

PAST: FILM + ART: "Chocolate City Burning" screens at Busboys & Poets 14th & V along with Art Opening MON, August 15th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Free

Murals DC 2011 Presents a Screening of Chocolate City Burning and a gallery show
Monday, August 15th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Free, donations welcome
view more info on the facebook invite

Please join the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, The Department of Public Works, Busboys and Poets, and Words Beats & Life for an Art Double Feature:

From 6:00pm - 6:30pm, celebrate the arrival of new artwork by Jamila Okubo (a graduate from Words Beats & Life's Urban Arts Academy, and Arts Apprentice in Murals DC 2011 who is headed to Pratt University this fall), along with the art of Ayo Okunseinde and Violetta Markelou.

Afterwards, enjoy a screening of the documentary film, "Chocolate City Burning: The Untold Story of Dot-Com" - chronicling one of the most prominent crews to emerge from Washington DC's graffiti-boom of the 1990's - by local filmmaker and photojournalist Apoxy One. A conversation with the director, will follow. View the official trailer.

Donations appreciated as this is also a fundraiser for "The Redline D.C. Project"

14th & V St, NW
Metro: U St

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