"Art Beat" with Sabri Ben-Achour - Weekend Events, August 13-15, 2010
(August 13) BETHESDA ART WALK
Bethesda invites you to peruse its galleries at greater length tonight during the monthly Bethesda Art Walk. Photography, sculpture, and mixed media are on display past closing time in ten galleries throughout downtown Bethesda from 6 to 9.
(August 14-15) POP-UP ART
D.C.’s also getting in on ambulatory art appreciation. Saturday and Sunday you can stroll through the Arts on N Street Pop-Up Art Market. Vacant business spaces between 7th and 9th Street at the Convention Center are plastered with the works of some of the District’s freshest talent.
(August 13-15) TEMPORIUM
And there’s more vacant space-turned-creativity incubator in Northeast Washington this weekend as DC designers show of their wares at Temporium on H Street. The R.L. Christian Innovation Center will be transformed into a fashion boutique through Sunday.
(August 14) THE COLOR[ED]S ARE TALKING AGAIN
40 local Latino student-artists spent their summer toiling away at Gala Hispanic Theatre in Columbia Heights. They tackle identity, race, legacy, and legality in The Color[ed]s Are Talking Again, an evening of poetry, scenes, song and music, Saturday night at 7:30.
(August 14) CULTURE SHOCK
And prepare to be shocked at Carter Barron Amphitheater in D.C.’s Rock Creek Park Saturday night at 7:30. Culture Shock is a hip hop dance concert featuring professional and amateur teams from all over the East Coast and even Germany. It’s free.