Wednesday, August 24, 2011

PAST: Lineup of events at The Warehouse Theatre with the Humanities Council, part of "Art All Night" SAT, Sept 24th 7:00pm - 3:00am, Free

Here's a listing of events at one of the venues participating in Art All Night: Nuit Blanche DC
Humanities Council events at The Warehouse Theatre
Saturday, September 24th
7:00pm - 3:00am

Celebrate the arts and humanities with the Humanities Council at the Warehouse Theatre!

Lineup for the night:

Photography + Artist Presentation

Thomas Sayers Ellis will present photos from (UN) Lock it: The Percussive People in the Go-Go Pocket, his current exhibition at The Gallery at Vivid Solutions. He will intermingle stories of his personal experiences with Go-Go with an introduction to the themes of his exhibition.

Hand Dancing Demo

If Not For Grace, an affiliate of the National Hand Dance Association, will hold a lecture, performance, and participatory demonstration of Hand Dance – Washington, DC’s official dance.

Humanitini Panel

The Humanities Council will host “From Clubs to Pubs” a special Art All Night edition of our popular Humanitini program. Panelists will discuss the changing nature of how nocturnal Washingtonians consume culture. The event will be moderated by Amy Saidman of Speakeasy and is set to include Kate Michael, from K Street Kate; DC Scene-Man Mood Bacho; DJ Adrian Loving and; Cultural Promoter/DC Socialite/Pinkline Project Founder and Chief Contrarian, Philippa Hughes!

Spoken Word - Poetry Slam

The Humanities Council, in partnership with the National Underground Spokenword Poetry Awards, will host a poetry slam in which poets will compete for a $200 prize. An open-mic will be available after the slam for poets not competing.

Performance by Christylez

Christylez Bacon, a Washingtonian, Progressive Hip-Hop Artist, and Grammy Nominee in 2010 will perform.

The Warehouse Theatre
645 New York Ave, NW
Metro: Mt Vernon Sq - Convention Center, you can also walk up 7th St from Gallery Pl - Chinatown, just a few more blocks

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