Thursday, October 27, 2011

PAST: ARTS FESTIVAL: LUMEN8Anacostia - An All Day Arts Celebration in Historic Anacostia this SAT, April 14th from 12:00pm - Midnight, Live Music, Visual Art, Dance, and more! Free

LUMEN8Anacostia - an all day arts event!
Saturday, April 14th
Noon - Midnight

Over 100 visual artists, dancers, performers, curators and arts entrepreneurs will participate in this historic event. Just about half of the participants are either from Anacostia or from Ward 8.  Check out the event map here. See a list of  performers, spaces and participants on the post on East City Art.  Follow them on twitter @lumen8anacostia and at Lumen8Anacostia on facebook.

Select Performance highlights include:

Cargo Bay Stage
12:00pm - 6:00pm

12:15pm- 1:00pm THEARC performance
1:00pm -1:45pm Melvin Deal

The Big Chair
1:00pm  - 1:30pm Batala Washington

Main Stage 
12:00pm - Midnight
7:00pm - 8:00pm Christylez Bacon

Party Behind the Big Chair
8:00pm Tamika Love Jones

Why the name LUMEN8Anacostia?
LUMEN = a Measure of Light (one candle = one lumen) 8 = Ward 8
Anacostia = East of the River’s historic Uniontown neighborhood
LUMEN + 8 + Anacostia = a noon to midnight festival of light, art, music and fun! 

Various Venues throughout Anacostia including the
Old Police Warehouse
2235 Shannon St, SE
Metro: Anacostia or take the new Circulator bus from Eastern Market to Anacostia

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