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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Transformers Edition


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All Events are Saturday February 25, 2012


Art Enables (2pm to 4pm)

Art Enables celebrates its tenth anniversary this Saturday.   In ten years, the organization grew from its humble origins as a single classroom to running two art galleries in Woodridge NE.   For additional information click here.

Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Avenue, NE


DC Glass Works (3:30pm to 8pm)

Have you ever wanted to blow glass or see how glass is made?  This is your chance.  DC Glassworks is having an open house this Saturday.  Bring the children as it is a family friendly event.  As always, the hosts will provide a generous array of food and refreshments.  For more information click here.

DC GlassWorks is located at 5366 46th Avenue, Hyattsville, MD


Porch Projects (4pm to 7pm- remembrance speech at 5pm)

The Capitol Hill “domestic exhibition space” has garnered a lot of media attention this week  see here and here.  Their current exhibition Megatron is Dead brings together the work of local artists Sam Scharf, Bonner Sale and Zach Wills for a combination performance-installation piece not to be missed.   For more information, including information on how to schedule an appointment to attend this event, please click here


The Fridge (5pm to 9pm)

The Fridge is showcasing the work of children who attend Albus Cabus led classes at the Perry Center in Eckington.  The theme of the exhibition is Warhol’s iconic works reinterpreted through the eyes of  burgeoning young artists.  All proceeds from the sales go to purchasing art supplies for the Perry Center.  For more information, click here.

The Fridge is located in the Rear Alley behind 516 8th Street SE







Phil Hutinet
Authored by: Phil Hutinet

Phil Hutinet, a third generation Capitol Hill resident, is the publisher of East City Art, DC's Visual Arts publication, which he began in 2010. 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. In 2015, he coordinated the Gateway Open Studio Tour. He currently produces EMULSION, East City Art's biennial regional juried show and oversees the ECA Foundation's Critical Arts Writing and Research Program. 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.