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!
Wednesday, August 8
[Local Music] The Sweater Set, Luray, and Ms. Fridrich @ The Velvet Lounge, 7:30 pm
Check out The Sweater Set as they share an evening of song with local banjo/vocal artist Luray and piano powerhouse Ms. Fridrich.
Thursday, August 9
[Opening / Closing] Manifest: Armed @ Corcoran, 6 - 8 pm
Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Corcoran College of Art + Design’s Gallery 31 opens Manifest: Armed, featuring four artists who have considered aspects of modern weapons technology: how weapons are designed in the Internet era, how they are circulated and how they interface with information systems.
Friday, August 10
[Dance] Metro DC Dances/Contradiction Dance @ Carter Barron Ampitheatre, 7:30 pm
Please join us for this celebration of dance. We will perform excerpts from our most recent work, Objects of Hope.
[After Hours] The ART of Go-Go Happy Hour @ Bohemian Caverns, 5 - 8 pm
With “The ART of Go-Go” Happy Hour, Take Me Out to the GoGo Magazine is celebrating the diversity of artists who have been inspired by Washington DC’s indigenous music.
[Performance] ShawnMikael(s) @ Studio 1469, 8:30 - 10 pm
ShawnMikael(s) descends on Columbia Heights NW DC for three nights in July and August: July 20th, 27th and then again on August 10, 2012 at the cool friendly confines of Studio 1469, a brand new space that we’re hoping becomes a permanent fixture for improv here in DC, and for us in particular.
[Music] Jazz @ Comet Ping Pong, 10 pm
Diamond Terrifier, Anthony Pirog/Michael Coltun duo and Pilesar $10, 10pm and All Ages at Comet Ping Pong
[After Hours] Shark Week EP Release Party with the Blackberry Belles, Jeremy Teters, and DJ set by BROS @ Montserrat House, 10 PM
Shark Week has managed to record a three-song EP, and we're throwing a party to celebrate its release!
Saturday, August 11
[Opening / Closing] 19 Ways of Looking at a Painting @ Porch Projects, 4 - 7 pm
The Washington, D.C., area has long been a center of carefully nurtured painting practices. Through means as varied as photorealism and color field abstraction, and all methods in between, painters here explore the analytical potential of mark and color for understanding the world around us.
Sunday, August 12
[After Hours] Midsummer Night's Dream @ Nick's Riverside Grille, 7 pm - midnight
Art Soiree presents 3rd Annual Midsummer Night’s Dream at Washington Harbour, Georgetown Waterfront featuring FANTASY BODY PAINTING SHOW & LIVE PERFORMANCES
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