Monday, May 5, 2008

Don't Forget...Artomatic Opening This Friday!

Don't forget! Over 700 artists and 300 performances will be at Artomatic 2008 and it's all starting this Friday at the Capitol Plaza I building (bad picture to the left) on 1st and M Streets, NE.

Highlights of opening weekend (from the NoMa BID press release) include:
*Unveiling of nine floors of 2-D and 3-D visual arts presentations by more than 700 local and regional artists.
*Flights of Fire--a fire dancing performance to be held outside at 9 p.m., Friday, May 9.
*"Electro-acoustic psychedelic world dance music" by Baltimore’s Telesma at 9 p.m., Friday, May 9.
*A Latin dance workshop with professional dance instructor Ibis Villegas, featuring salsa, merengue, samba, and other styles at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 10.
*Progressive rock by Guardians of Iridescence at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 10.
*"The Road to Success," performance art by Carolina Mayorga in the form of a new TV game show at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 10.
*New wave/indie rock by Plastiq Passion, an all-girl band from Union City, New Jersey at 11 p.m., Saturday, May 10.
*An expressive drawing workshop with Giliah Litwack at 1 p.m., Sunday, May 11.
*"In-your-face" jazz/jam music "with a touch of funk" by Bethesda, JD-based Bassment Breaks at 4 p.m., Sunday, May 11.
More information and the full schedule of events is at www.artomatic.org.

Scenic Artisan at the Bloomingdale blog and other neighborhood artists will be exhibiting so more reason to go!

4 comments:

Scenic Artisan said...

yay!

dcavocado said...

I will definitely come check your exhibit out and if shyness doesn't overcome me, will also introduce myself. :o)

IMGoph said...

it would be cool to get to finally meet both of you face-to-face. i'm going to make sure i stop by your booth, sean, and avacado, i'll have to find some way to be there when you are...

dcavocado said...

Imgoph: I'll probably be out Saturday late afternoon/evening. I think I already know what you look like so if I see ya, I'll introduce myself!