Friday, May 4, 2012

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Four More Fab, Free and low-cost events this SAT, May 4th!

Highlights post for Saturday, May 4th - Please click through for more info!

Saturday, May 4th
Opening Party for International Show curated by Astrotwitch …with love and care, at The Fridge
7:00pm - 11:00pm
All ages, Free
On view Saturday, May 4th - Sunday, May 26th
This international group show, curated by DC-based artist Astrotwitch, features seven artists - from places as far as Sao Paulo and Berlin - known for creating hand-painted posters to put up on the street. Artists: N.O Bonzo and Circle Face (Portland, OR); MAR! (Los Angeles, CA); Galo (Sao Paulo, Brazil); Alaniz (Berlin, Germany); and DECOY and Astrotwitch (DC). Read more here.
The Fridge
516 1/2 8th St SE
Metro: Eastern Market, turn right onto 8th and walk down about a block and a half, left into alley right after you pass Belga Cafe, across from matchbox 

Grand Opening of Black Whiskey present "Cult Fiction" an Installation by Cheyenne Seeley & Zach Storm in cooperation with Transformer
7:00pm - 9:00pm
All ages, Free
On view Saturday, May 4th - Sunday, July 28th
*After Party at Black Whiskey
9:00pm - 2:00am
$10 (see note below)
Black Whiskey Grand Opening & Cult Fiction Debut (event will be at Black Whiskey, 1410 14th Street, NW) Snacks provided by Black Whiskey Carvery & Kushi, with additional bites by the Kushi-Moto Food Truck. Featuring DJ Kid Congo Powers & DJ Ian Svenonius/Name Names. Transformer is collaborating with their new Logan Circle neighbor Black Whiskey, a restaurant and mixed-use art space by chef-owner Darren Norris of Kushi Izakaya & Sushi Restaurant. As part of Black Whiskey’s grand opening, Transformer presents Cult Fiction, a large-scale mixed media installation by artists Cheyenne Seeley and Zach Storm." Learn more about the Cult Fiction artists on the invite here! "Following the launch of Cult Fiction, the celebration at Black Whiskey will continue from 9:00pm-2:00am, $10/person, with more great music (read more on the invite here). *Those who RSVP via Transformer's Facebook invite and attend the Cult Fiction opening between 7pm-9pm can be hand stamped at the door to attend the rest of the Black Whiskey Grand Opening celebration for free!
Black Whiskey
1410 14th St. NW - at P St
Metro: McPherson Sq or Q St and take the Circulator bus along 14th St to RI Ave/ P St or walk

8:00pm- 10:00pm
All ages, by donation, $10 suggested
"Cristian's new "semi-acoustic trio" consisting of Nylon String Guitar, Electric Bass, and Drums joins Carnatic percussionist Akshay Anantapadmanabhan, a rising young star and educator in the Carnatic field who has collaborated with Hindustani, Latin jazz, rock and Brazilian musicians in unique showcases of South Indian percussion. The music will consist mostly of original compositions by Cristian, plus a couple of compositions by Akshay arranged for this particular instrumentation. Electric bass virtuoso Tj Turqman adds a very special color to this ensemble with his very rhythmic and guitaristic way of playing.Graham Doby's tasteful drumming adds an even deeper dimension with his interesting textures and control of dynamics."

3222 11th St NW 
Metro: Columbia Heights, north on 14th, right on Kenyon, left on 11th, next to Wonderland Ballroom

9:00pm - 12:00am
All ages, by donation, sliding scale from $5-$50, at the door.
RSVP Requested on facebook invite here
Dance the night away and celebrate 50 years of working for peace and justice. DJs, drinks and great company! View our interactive timeline of the past 50 years and record the moment in our photo booth.
DJs for the party of the (half) century will be DJ C.Rush and Coach, DJs from the popular dance party She.Rex and part of Girls Rock! DC.
St. Stephen's Church (auditorium)
1525 Newton St NW - at 16th St basically
Metro: Columbia Heights or take the S2 or S4 bus along 16th St right to Newton in front of the church

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