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LUMEN8Anacostia: Closing Day in Photos

 

Looking up MLK Avenue SE as the evening approaches. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

LUMEN8Anacostia came to a close on June 16 from 6pm to 11pm with live music, art and theatrical performances by the H Street Playhouse and the Theater Alliance.  The festival will return to historic Anacostia April 26 through April 28, 2013.

In the meantime, here are some highlights of closing festival:

Papurniture creator Dino Almaguer. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Diagrams for for future Paperniture creations. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

The evening begins with live music at Honfleur. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

"Anacostia in Fashion". Brian Evans' display never ceases to amazes visitors. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Artist Rachel Kerwin and Vivid Print Lab imaging guru Andrea Hope. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Barry Blackman, curator of the Anacostia Gallery and Boutique at the Anacostia Design Center. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Community Drop Cloth outside We Act Radio honoring the late Chuck Brown. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Inside Tendani's Art Place. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Theater comes to Anacostia! Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Actors rehersing their lines. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

A glass of red or white? Julia Robey Christian serves up refreshments to theater-goers. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Performance of 'Night Mother'. The LUMEN8 Theater was a joint production of The H Street Playhouse and the Theater Alliance. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Overall shot of the LUMEN8 Theater. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Outside Honfleur as the sun starts to set. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Scott Kratz informing visitors of what could be the "11th Street Art & Recreation Bridge". Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

June 16- the last day the Big Chair was lit! Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

Artist Tommie Adams and ARCH Development Corporation's Jeff Herrell in front of food truck row. Photo courtesy East City Art.

 

The party really revved up towards midnight! Photo courtesy East City Art.

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Phil Hutinet
Authored by: Phil Hutinet

Phil Hutinet, a third generation Capitol Hill resident, is the publisher of East City Art which he began in 2010 to document and promote the growing contemporary art movement in the eastern communities of Washington, DC. In 2012-2013, his consultancy work east of the river yielded the Anacostia Playhouse, Craig Kraft Studios, the Anacostia Arts Center and the 2012-2013 LUMEN8ANACOSTIA festivals. He currently produces EMULSION, East City Art's annual regional juried show. In 2015, he coordinated the Gateway Open Studio Tour and continues to consult on numerous regional art projects. Hutinet has been interviewed by or has made appearances on the BBC, Capital Community News, Washingtonian, Washington City Paper, The Washington Post, WOL Radio, WJLA ABC News Channel 7/Channel 8, WTOP and other local and national media.