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Art Therapy Prescription for a healthier, happier YOU!

Philippa P.B. HughesBy Philippa P.B. Hughes on Nov 14, 2012 | Add a Comment Add a Comment (4325)

Art Therapy Prescription for a healthier, happier YOU!

Time to trade in your weekly therapy session for some local arts and culture events happening this weekend. Here at Pink Line HQ, we know that attending arts and culture events can improve your physical and mental health so we've specially selected weekend picks that are sure to get you out of the box, or should we say out of the cubicle, and feeling healthier and happier in no time.

Warning: The Pink Line Team can only help you so much without a full analysis of your condition. For more art therapy, please self medicate by checking out our calendar!

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

Nov 12, 2012 (All day) - Dec 9, 2012 (All day)

Following a hit run at the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart is embarking on an international tour to share its dream-like journey of self discovery, magical moments, devilish encounters and wittily wild karaoke....

'Once Upon a Time in Almería' -- Artist Talk and Closing Reception

Nov 14, 2012, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Wednesday November 14, 6:30 - 8:30PM Artist Talk at 7:00PM In conjunction with Fotoweek DC Photographer Mark Parascandola will discuss the legacy of filmmaking in Almería and the ideas and stories behind the photographs on exhibit. Accompanied by...

Stories on Stage - Episode Two - Dystopian Men

Nov 14, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Stories on Stage, Presented by Barrelhouse Magazine Episode Two: Dystopian Men--Relationships and Fatherhood in the Age of Zombies and Pharmaceuticals Stories on Stage, a new series that features actors reading selections from recent editions of...

When Lightning Strikes: Vol. 3

Nov 15, 2012, 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Thursday, November 15, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM The Fridge 516 ½ 8th Street SE (Rear Alley) Washington, DC 20003 Get inspired! About 400 people a year are struck by lightning, could one of them be you? Increase your chances of getting a jolt of...

Future of Music Summit 2012

Nov 15, 2012, 9:00am - Nov 17, 2012, 6:00pm

Change is inevitable; just ask a musician. For more than a decade, creative expression and disruptive innovation have existed in an uneasy symbiosis that continues to push boundaries. In 2012, issues at the intersection of music, technology and...

Man 1, Bank 0

Nov 16, 2012, 8:00pm

"One of the funniest, most fascinating and fastest moving solo plays to hit New York in many a season. Ninety minutes of nonstop laughter, it's also an edge of your seat adventure loaded with unbelievable real-life surprises," -

March Fourth Marching Band

Nov 14, 2012, 9:00pm

With a rallying cry of “JOY NOW!” MarchFourth Marching Band (known as M4 by its growing legion of fans) throws itself and the audience into a swirling volcano of high-energy music and spectacle. What began as a Fat Tuesday party on March 4, 2003 in...

Relax: Exchange Print Portfolio Show

Nov 16, 2012, 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Relax is an exchange print portfolio of alumni, faculty, and current graduate student's in Corcoran's Art and The Book program. The portfolio includes woodcut, linocut, silkscreen, lithography, etching, letterpress, and digital prints. Artists in...

SpeakeasyShorts Film Challenge

Nov 9, 2012, 7:00pm - Nov 16, 2012, 11:30pm

DC Shorts (the largest short film event on the East Coast) and SpeakeasyDC have teamed to create a unique film competition in which teams of filmmakers will be paired with local storytellers to create films based on their stories — and win cash...

Next: Spain

Nov 16, 2012, 8:00pm - Nov 17, 2012, 10:00pm

Company E Tickets priced $23, available at or (202) 785-9727 Co-presented with the Shakespeare Theatre Company 11/16 at 8pm 11/17 at 2pm 11/17 at 8pm

Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair

Nov 16, 2012 (All day) - Nov 18, 2012 (All day)

The 12th Biennial Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair and Conference will be held in the Downtown Silver Spring Civic Building from November 16-18, 2012 and we want to see you there. It will be an exciting weekend of events for curious lovers of books...

The Arts Gala Awards

Nov 17, 2012 (All day)

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council further demonstrates its commitment to high-level support for the arts, with the 2012 Arts Gala Awards on November 17th. The event will take place at the stunning new $71 million Fine and Performing...

Graham Caldwell, Linn Meyers, Marilyn Mahoney

Nov 17, 2012, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

G fine Art has the opportunity to exhibit one piece each from Graham Caldwell, Linn Meyers and Marilyn Mahoney. Each of the works is ambitious in concept and execution to the point where they are ‘known’ yet unfamiliar. All three artists have...

Afoot In Vienna

Nov 17, 2012, 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Join us for an international world premiere! A multi-media collaboration between Viennese composer/visual artist WOLFGANG SEIERL and BMD’s artistic director LUCY BOWEN McCAULEY in a study of movement “from the ground up.” Seierl filmed McCauley...

Kanchan Balsé and Rachel Mijares Fick

Oct 20, 2012 (All day) - Nov 18, 2012 (All day)

Kanchan Balsé brings her complex narrative paintings to the solo space and Rachel Mijares Fick installs a photo series (and a video premiere) to the project room. Opening reception: Saturday, October 20, 6-9pm Show dates: October 20-November 18,...


Nov 11, 2012 (All day) - Nov 18, 2012 (All day)

Melissa Krodman and Kelly Bond's experimental dance COLONY is back in DC for fallFringe! Sunday, November 11th @ 1pm Friday, November 16th @ 8:30pm Saturday, November 17th @ 10pm Sunday, November 18th @ 3 pm TICKETS:


Nov 17, 2012, 6:00pm - Nov 18, 2012, 2:00pm

"McGoddess." What do Santa, Big Macs & Jeffrey Dahmer have in common? They're clues in Vijai’s scavenger hunt for faith, hope & the meaning of life in America. Caught between her Marxist father, Born-Again Christian sister &...


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