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Come paint a mural with us for Union Station this Sunday. The theme is DC as our playground, a place where we love to live, work and play. The leading artist of this workshop will be Kevin “Jazi” Irvin. Everyone is encouraged to come and contribute to this massive collage.

Sunday, May 23 from 2pm to 4pm at The Freezer, 633 E Street SE (rear alley). We will be painting on primed paper using variety of media. Wear working clothes. Recommended donation but noone is turned away. All supplies provided.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: NEW ARTS MARKET IN EDGEWOOD DC

Edgewood Arts Market
There is a new art market sprouting in the Edgewood Neighborhood in Northeast DC. It is the home to our “From Edgewood to the Edge of the World” mural. The neighborhood is changing daily. When you walk down my street, you see that residents are planting more flowers, fixing up their porches, new folks and businesses moving into empty houses. And now with the new trail that connects the place with the rest of the city for the bikers and pedestrians, more and more people visit the neighborhood from the surrounding areas. On June 5th, there will be an official trail opening event, so there will be a lot of people in the area. Take advantage of it to market your artwork!

The Details:
Name: Edgewood Arts Market
Original, handcrafted, locally produced arts and good, and antiques
Dates: The market grand opening is on June 5th, 10am – 6pm. (Also an opening day of the Metropolitan Branch Trail)
Contacts: Omowale Sia omowalesia@hotmail.com and Quest Skinner questskinner@gmail.com
Cost: $25 for a single space (10 x 18 feet), $80 if you sign up for four Saturdays
Tents provided on June 5th on first-come first-serve basis until supplies last.
Sign up soon to reserve the best spot!
Schedule: Area opens at 8:30 for set up. All vehicles must be removed by 9:45 (can be parked in the adjacent parking lot).

CALL FOR ART: BENEFIT FOR DREAMS FOR KIDS

Monument Music & Arts Festival, Affinity Lab, & Dreams for Kids DC present
POP UP @ U STREET in Affinity Lab, 920 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Deadline: July 5, 2010 – Monument Music & Arts Festival, The Affinity Lab & DFK invite artists to submit work for an exhibition and auction of art to be held July 15th at the Affinity Lab on U Street. Free Food, Free Beer, Live Music, and high-class art. This is an international call and is open to all working in wide variety of media, including ceramics, glass, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture to exhibit and sell.

For detailed information and application, please contact Jackie Cantwell at JCantwell@dreamsforkids.org

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