Weekend East City Event Round Up: November 5 Edition

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Friday November 5

The Center for Green Urbanism and Authentic Contemporary Art will host “Art, Wine and Conversation” at the Tubman-Mahan gallery Friday November 5 from 6pm to 8pm.  In case you missed it, this is your chance to see ReCREATE, a juried group show whose participants made work from recycled materials.  The Center for Green Urbanism is located at 3938 Benning Road NE, Washington DC

Saturday November 6

Anacostia Fotoweek kicks-off this Saturday at 7pm at Blank Space SE and Big Chair Coffee & Grill.  See the works of Melani N. Douglass at Blank Space and a group show at Big Chair Coffee. Blank Space is located at 1922 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue SE, Washington DC and Big Chair Coffee is located at 2122 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington DC.

Across the River, the Capitol Hill Art League presents an all media exhibit juried by the Washington Post’s Gene Weingarten.  The opening reception runs from 5pm to 7pm. Weingarten will speak at the reception.  The CHAL gallery is located at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop 545 7th Street, SE, Washington DC.

Over on H Street, CITY Gallery opens Geoff Ault’s “Running with Scissors” Ault’s digitally manipulated photographs seek to defy conventional wisdom by going against the grain of traditional photography.  CITY Gallery is located at 804 H ST NE, second floor, Washington DC

A few blocks away, do not miss Industry Gallery’s opening of “din-din” by Jerry Mischak.  Mischak’s work evokes memories of grand dinners by wrapping commonly used tableware in plastic tape.  Industry Gallery is located at 1358 Florida Avenue NE, second floor, Washington DC