Wednesday, August 24, 2011

PAST: Pop up event "Submerge DC" continues in Shaw! All weekend - THURS, Sept 22nd - SUN, Sept 25th, Free!

No Kings Collective is at it again with a four-day flash exhibit entitled Submerge DC
Thursday, September 22nd - Sunday, September 25th
as part of DC's first Art Nuit Blanche

Submerge partners with Art All Night DC to present Nuit Blanche! Nuit Blanche is an annual all-night or night-time arts festival. This will be the first one in DC and it will take place this Saturday night! A portion of proceeds from art sales will go to the Shaw Main Street to help keep Nuit Blanche an annual event in the District.

Check out the Submerge DC site and the facebook invite for more info

Some highlights...

Thursday, September 22nd
  • Art on view - mural, installation, and 2-D works
  • Baltimore funnyman and part time superhero Desi Alexander AKA Purple Yamz
  • DJ’s Tom Lim, Stereofaith, and Jerome Baker
  • 'Post-Modern’ Philipino inspired cuisine brought to you by Chef Tom Constantino and Erik Anderson of their project Tarsier.

Friday, September 23rd

Lots of music it looks like, art will be on view as well
  • Shaolin Jazz : the 37th Chamber project
  • DC Indie favorite Tabi Bonney
  • DJ Phil Riehl

Saturday, September 24th

Culinary, Fashion, Art, and Music into a memorable evening experience. A Nuit Blanche will typically have museums, private and public art galleries, and other cultural institutions open and free of charge, with the centre of the city itself being turned into a de facto art gallery, providing space for art installations, performances (music, film, dance, performance art), themed social gatherings, and other activities. Proceeds from libations and art sales go to benefit Dreams For Kids.

Sunday, September 25th

Note: There is a note in the invite that Sunday is not free but I couldn't find any info about the cover or the hours for today online.

The heArt, a self described monthly presentation of the cultural arts including but not limited to Music, Fashion, Poetry and Art. This showcase will be a treat to both the ears and eyes, with a full line up of live music, art, fashion, and more.

Submerge events will be in Shaw at a
temporary space located at
1005 7th St, NW (at New York Ave, between K & L - map)
Metro: Mt Vernon Sq - Convention Center or Gallery Pl - Chinatown or take the Circulator bus

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