Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: The Curated Tweet Edition

Glassblowing demonstration.  Photo courtesy DC Glassworks.

Glassblowing demonstration. Photo courtesy DC Glassworks.


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DC Style is Real

East of the River Magazine (online)

Free In DC

Frozen Tropics

H Street Great Street

The Hill is Home

The Hill Rag (online)


Saturday September 7

DC Glassworks (4pm to 8pm)

Blow glass this Saturday!  DC Glassworks open houses feature food, drinks and glassblowing demonstrations.  Blow your own glass paperweight for a small fee.  For details, click here.

DC Glassworks is located at 5346 46th Avenue Hyattsville, MD

CHAW (5pm to 7pm)

Recent University of Alaska graduate Wesley Schaefer introduces “lower 48” audiences to the cultural phenomenon of dog-sleigh racing.  Comeback Chronicles documents the 2013 Iditarod, AK race billed as the “Last Great Race on Earth.” Schaefer’s photographic essay focuses on the bond between the racer and his sleigh dogs.  For details, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 Seventh Street SE

artdc gallery (7pm to 10pm)

Do you tweet art?  artdc gallery launched the #WeTweetArt campaign over the summer where a virtual exhibition emerged through a series of curated tweets.  In #WeTweetArt, the virtualized materializes as the tweeted artworks from various artists find a brick and mortar home in the gallery.   For details, click here.

artdc Gallery is located at 5710 Baltimore Avenue Hyattsville, MD

East City Art is now in Print! 

Get your copy of the East City Art Quarterly Guide to the Visual Arts in the September editions of the Hill Rag or East of the River Magazines.





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.