ART on 8TH
Dance Place continues series of free creative events throughout August
Art on 8th: Dance Place continues its series of free creative events throughout August, 2013
WHAT: Art on 8th NE August Calendar of Events
WHO: Dance Place in partnership with CulturalDC and Monroe Street Market
WHEN: Every Thurs – Sat during August 2013
WHERE: Various locations on 8th Street NE. Check the schedule for exact location of each event.
TICKETS: All events are free and open to the public.
For more information visit www.danceplace.org or call (202) 269-1600
Dance Place, in partnership with CulturalDC and Monroe Street Market, expands its indoor dance performance series with interdisciplinary arts events entitled Art on 8th, which includes events in the NE and NW quadrants of Washington, DC.
Art on 8th is designed to bring people of all ages, backgrounds and interests together to enjoy and experience interactive programs of music, dance and visual arts.
All events are free and open to the public. August events will take place on 8th Street NE on the Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market and Dance Place’s Studio 21 on the Arts Walk Monroe Street Market.
Art on 8th NE August Calendar
August 1 at 6:30pm: Dance Place Summer Camp performance preview
August 2 at 6:30pm: DC Casineros: Cuban Salsa
August 3 at 12:30pm: Arts and Crafts with Andrea Petty-Brown
August 8 at 5:30pm: Freddie Dunn: Solo Jazz Trumpet live
August 9 at 6:30pm: DC Casineros: Cuban Salsa
August 10 at 12:30pm: Arts and Crafts using recycled materials with Carla Perlo
August 15 at 6:30pm: Freddie Dunn Quartet: Live Jazz Quartet with renowned local trumpeter
August 16 at 5:30pm: Freddie Dunn and Carla Perlo: Live Jazz and participatory hooping
August 17 at 12:30pm: Arts and Crafts using recycled materials with Carla Perlo
August 22 at 6:30pm: Duende Quartet: Smooth Latin Jazz
August 23 at 6:30pm: DC Casineros: Cuban Salsa
August 24 at 12:30pm: Arts and Crafts using recycled materials with Carla Perlo
August 29 at 6:30pm: Vibe Collective: Afro-Cuban Improv Jazz
August 30 at 6:30pm: Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble: traditional percussive dance
August 31 at 12:30pm: Arts and Crafts using recycled materials with Carla Perlo
Art on 8th NE continues until October 26, 2013, featuring music on Thursday evenings, interactive dance concerts with dance sessions on Friday evenings and arts/crafts workshops on Saturdays.
Art on 8th NW continues on October 26, 2013, with activities supporting the forthcoming Dancing the Dream exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.
About the Art on 8th Program
The Art on 8th program is made possible by funding from the National Endowment for the Arts "Our Town" program, as well as partnerships with CulturalDC, Monroe Street Market development (Bozzuto Group/Abdo Development), the National Portrait Gallery and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.
Dance Place's Art on 8th program is part of the organization's Program Enhancement Fund, a 00,000 multi-year initiative to offer expanded free community arts and cultural programming. The Program Enhancement Fund is an integral aspect of Dance Place's Moving Forward campaign, which also includes renovations the Dance Place's facility and enhanced operational reserves.