Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Temporium Super Saturday Edition


Resident artist Stephan Laplanche's studio in the lower level of the Anacostia Design Center will be open during the LUMEN8Anacostia Festival Finale. Photo Copyright East City Art

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DMV International Film Festival

The DMV International Festival at the Brentwood Arts Exchange will show a series of Arthouse films by international and local producers.  Tickets are $10.  Of note are the following films:

  • Friday, June 15th 5pm – 7:30pm
    Featured Film: Film Screening of ‘Tin Man” (Dublin, Ireland)
  • Saturday, June 16th 11am – 4:30pm
    Featured Event: “The Actors’ Intensive” Workshop with Winsome Sinclair
  • Sunday, June 17th 6:00pm – 7:30pm
    Featured Film: Film Screening of “Chocolate City” and “Charlie Casanova”

For addition information including instruction on how to purchase tickets, click here.

Brentwood Arts Exchange @ Gateway Arts Center  is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD


Saturday June 16



LUMEN8Anacostia Festival Finale (6pm to 11pm)

The four month Anacostia temporium festival of light, music and art comes to a close the Saturday.  The event features a star-studded line up of local talent.  The schedule is as follows:


  • H Street Playhouse and The Theater Alliance
  • Southeast Trinity & Verbal Gymnastics at Honfleur Gallery
  • The DJ Eskimo Show at Vivid Solutions Gallery
  • A Chuck Brown Tribute at We Act Radio 1918 MLK Ave
  • Stephan Laplanche Open Studio
  • Temporiums, food trucks and live music


For more information including about this event including event locations and times, click here.



Art in the Alley (6pm to 10pm)

Building on the successes of last fall’s first Art in the Alley event, the residents of Trinidad, will host a display of artwork in the alley behind the 1200 block of Morse Street NE. Works will include visual and performance art as well as music and libations.  For more information click here.


Art in the Alley is located between the 1200 blocks of Florida Ave and Morse St NE




Artland Temporium Brookland (6:30pm to 9:30pm)

One of four DC Office of Planning and Artplace America grants awarded to improve commercial areas with dormant commercial storefronts, Artland promises to continue in the tradition of LUMEN8Anacostia with its own local “Brooklandian” flavor.  Of note is the 12th Street Gallery, a pop space organized by Danceplace that will pay homage to Hispanic culture via a group show of mixed media visual art.  For more information click here.

The 12th Street Gallery is located at 3500 12th Street NE


Phil Hutinet is the Editor-in-Chief of East City Art.  You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook  or follow them on Twitter

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.