Weekend East City Event Round Up: DC Go-Go Edition

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Photo by Thomas Sayers Ellis. Courtesy the Gallery at Vivid Solutions

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Friday August 5


Honfleur Gallery (7pm to 9pm)

Honfleur will be hosting the Fifth Annual East of the River Festival with six local Ward 8 artists selected by a panel of jurors.  Upstairs, artists Mei Mei Chang, Honfleur’s summer resident artist presents 61 which pushes the boundaries of paper and canvas onto the gallery’s walls.

Honfleur Gallery


1241 Good Hope RD SE

Metro: Anacostia (Greeen Line)

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions (6pm to 8pm)

The East of the River Festival spills over into the Gallery at Vivid Solutions with Thomas Sayers Ellis’ (Un)Lock It: the Percussive People in the Go-Go Pocket with a photographic retrospective on DC’s autochthonous and iconic musical movement- Go-Go.

Vivid Solutions


2208 MLK Jr. Ave SE

Metro: Anacostia (Greeen Line)



Saturday August 6



The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) (5-7pm)

CHAW Presents an Exhibition by Artist Laura Vernon-Russell.  The exhibit features a series of silver gelatin prints that focuses on nature and the intricacies, mysteries and energies of the Earth. For more on the exhibition, click here.


Capitol Hill Arts Workshop


545 7th Street SE

Metro: Eastern Market (Blue and Orange Lines)




Conner Contemporary Art and the Rubell Family Foundation (6pm to 8pm)

The Rubell Family and Conner Contemporary Art Present “Experimental Video (6) : Slippery Slope” Curated by Janet Biggs.  This is your chance to view a series of six experimental videos on the cutting edge of emerging art.  It is also your opportunity to preview the space at the Capitol Skyline Hotel which will be hosting the (e)merge Art Fair September 22-25.

Capitol Skyline Hotel


10 Eye Street SW

Metro : Navy Yard (Green Line)