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Art All Night 2018 Venues
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Art All Night Shaw 2019: Venues & Programming

#LoveShaw Parade
Begins at Howard University Parking lot, southwest corner of 7th and T Streets, NW

Begins with a performance by Batala Washington, DC female drum corps, 8:45-9:0 PM. Procession moves along west sidewalk of 1800 block of7th Street, NW to front of Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 7th Street, NW, for closing performance by Batala. Free glow-in-the-dark swag. Wear a costume of your choice reflecting the #ShawtasticJourney era, 1960s to 2000s, if you’re inspired. 8:45-9:30 PM.

Apple Carnegie Library
801 K Street, NW, West Grounds

Events DC invites Art All Night festival goers to join muralist Jay Coleman in creating a community mural, accompanied by beats by DJ Freeez from WKYS-FM. Pick up Art All Night Shaw festival guides with maps here. 7:00 PM-12:00 AM.

Beau Thai
1550 7th Street, NW, Suite A

To celebrate Beau Thai’s new mural, “Greetings from BEAUtifulTHAIland”, being painted this weekend by Elizabeth Graeber, visitors will be able to draw and color souvenir postcards and have them mailed, if they address them. All images will also be scanned and posted on an online gallery after the event. 7:00-11:00 PM.

Blagden Alley and DC Alley Museum
(enter through alley entrance at middle of west side of 1200 block of 9th Street, NW or south side of 900 block of N Street, NW)

Enjoy “Retro Lights,“ a new video projection inspired by the history of the alley and the neighborhood by internationally-acclaimed artistRobin Bell (of “Emoluments Welcome“ projected on Trump Hotels fame) and an accompanying laser projection inside 920 Blagden Alley, NW, visible through the building’s large windows. 7:00 PM-2:00 AM. See selected DC Alley Museum murals lit (8:00 PM-1:00 AM) and have your picture taken in front of the iconic rainbow “LOVE” mural by Lisa Marie Thalhammer, with photos emailed to you immediately. 7:30- 10:30 PM. See DC Alley museum founder Bill Warrel restoring his “A System of Politics and Art“ mural live, 7:00 PM-12:00 AM. See the Tai Yim Kung Fu lion dancers, 8:00-9:00PM; watch bubble artist Jennifer Shannon/Ellipsura Arts create giant soap bubbles, 9:00-9:30 PM; and see “hot” aerosol artist Maevin McKnight, 9:30-10 PM.

Calabash Tea House & Café
1849 7th Street, NW

Art by Musah Swallah. Music by DJ Amen Ra. 7:00-11:00 PM.

Compass Coffee
1535 7th Street, NW

Live painting by Tuesday Phelps. 7:00 PM-12:00 AM. Live music by More than a Drum, 9:00-9:30 PM.

Compass Coffee
1921 8th Street, NW, Suite 100

Photography by Maeve Bradley and Andres Cardenas, and music by vocalist Erika Strauss.

Compass Coffee
655 New York Avenue, NW (1023 7th Street, NW)

Live painting by Callie Ingwerson, with live music by Amal Handley and Mahogany Pearson.7:00 PM-12:00 AM.

625 T Street, NW

Enjoy a pre-festival tribute to legendary DC Jazz saxophonist Ron Holloway, featuring a resolution presented by DC Council members, a Congressional Record presentation by DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes-Norton, performance by Herbert Scott, and jam session with artists TBA. Presented by DC Legendary Musicians and WPFW. 5:00-7:00 PM. Enjoy live music by Hannah J and Micah Blackstone (7:00-7:30 PM). Watch a live demonstration of the art of wrestling presented by Capital Combat Championship Wrestling, 8:00-9:00 PM. Music by DJ TBA, 9:00-10:00 PM. Vogue battle presented La Maison featuring Rocky Garcon and Rinny West, 9:00 PM. OpenMic and performances hosted by Multi, 9:30-10:00 PM

DC Housing Finance Agency
815 Florida Avenue, NW

In the Lobby: Photography by Marvin Bowser and work by other artists TBA. 7:00 PM-2:00AM.

In the Auditorium: Team Rayceen presents a fabulous evening of entertainment hosted by Rayceen Pendarvis - High Priestess of Love, Queen of the Shameless Plug, Empress of Pride, and Goddess of DC; with DJ Green Caband DJ Suspence; featuring co-hosts Gina Brown, PoetRaeMonet, MsNightLyfe, Beverly"Miss Chocolate" White, Krylios; live music, comedy, poetry, and burlesque. The event concludes with Rayceen’s dance party at 1:00 AM, with music by DJ Suspence. 7:00 PM-2:00 AM.

In the Lobby: Photography by Marvin Bowser and work by other artists TBA.

7:00 PM Grits & Garri with Carolyn Malachi

7:45 PM Music by DJ Green Cab

8:00 PM SongRise (music)

8:30 PM Gina Brown (comedy)

8:40 PM Music by DJ Green Cab

9:00 PM C. Etta Powers (poetry)

9:20 PM Khadijah Moon (music)

9:30 PM Music by DJ Green Cab

10pm PM MsNightLyfe (poetry)

10:20 PM Starranko (music)

10:30 PM Music by DJ Green Cab

11:00 PM Beverly White (comedy)

11:25 PM Cecily (music)

11:40 PM Mone (burlesque)

11:45PM Music by DJ Green Cab

12:00AM PoetRaeMonet (poetry)

12:25AM Dance Off (Rayceen’s Dance Party preview)

12:35AM Private Tails (burlesque)

12:35AM Music by DJ Green Cab  

1:00 AM Rayceen’s Dance Party with Music by DJ Suspence

1:45 AM Soul Train Line

In the Lobby: Photography by Marvin Bowser and work by other artists TBA.7:00 PM-2:00 AM.

The Shop at Shaw, 1924 8th Street, NW

Paintings by RichshaadRyan. Hair and tattoo demos. DanceParty with DJ. Hours, TBA.

Dacha Beer Garden
1602 7th Street, NW

MarieCheek and Character Artists Group will draw caricatures of Art All Night Shaw participants. 7:00-10:00 PM.

Grand Cata
1550 7th Street, NW

Mixed media by Emon Surakitkoson, with complimentary wine tasting. 7:00-9:30 PM.

Lee's Flower & Card Shop
1026 U Street, NW

Watch a floral tablescape demonstration by Samantha Keymist and learn how to wow guests for a fabulous party. See and shop artisan goods by 10creatives including Cody Curry, Malondas Treasures, Toda Couture by Tracie Hinnant, Tete's Butter Co., and Love Stones by Jakki. 6:00 PM-2:00 AM.  DJ Juan, 8:00 PM-12:00 AM. Pick up Art All Night Shaw festival guides with maps here.

Lost & Found
1240 9th Street, NW

Music by DJ ProDubbs. 8:00 PM-12:00 AM.

810 O Street, NW

No Kings Collective, Hen House and JAB present Triptych, anArt All Night Shaw showcase of DC arts, music and culture. On display in this high-ceilinged vacant retail space will be the works of DC 2D and installation artists in a lively colorful display. Artists include Kate Campagna, Julia Chon, Xenia Gray, Emily Hoxworth Hager, Beth Hansen, Sarah Jamison, Francis X. Khuu, Jack Labadie, Jordan Labbe, Serli Lala, Lizzy Layne, Nate Mann, Lex Marie, Mas Paz, Miguel“M.i.G.” Martinez, Veronica Melendez, Cortney Mohring, Jamilla Okubo, and DanSalinas. DJs Jerome Baker & Baby Alcatraz will keep the party alive and caterers Please Bring Chips and Otabe DC will provide food and libations for art lovers and onlookers. 7:00 PM-3:00 AM.

Service Bar
928 U Street, NW

Exteriormural painting by Silent Monkey Golden Rabbit, 7:00-11:00 PM.

Shaw Art Market
Northeast corner of 7th & R Streets, NW (Outdoor Lot)

Pickup a printed copy of the festival guide and map at the Art All Night Shaw Welcome Center, 7:00 PM-2:00 AM. Live performances on the Art Market Stage: 7:00 PM—“What’s Going On” Marvin Gaye Tribute by Devaughn Mulitmedia Group artist, musician and producerBee Boisseau.  8:15 PM— Grammy nominated, progressive hiphop artist Christylez Bacon. 9:00 PM—Shanna Lim and Prosenjit Kundu begin an interactive mixed dance and clown performance that will travel to the HowardTheatre and back. 9:20 PM—Batala Washington, DC concludes the #LoveShaw parade here. 10:00 PM—Fire-laced dance performance by Pyroxotic. 10:30 PM—Fire and bubbles by JenniferShannon/Ellipsura Arts. 11:00 PM—Maevin McKnight uses aerosol and fire to create out-of-this-world paintings. Brush Battles, presented by VisuEL Society and Corinto Gallery: Watch or participate in a Brush Battle as painters compete for prizes and join in the fun, 7:00 - 11:30 PM—Drawesome Fun (Community Art Activity);8:00-9:00 PM—First Battle; 9:30-10:30 PM—Second Battle. 11:00-11:30 PM—Scrimmage.Share your feelings about what DC Statehood would mean to you with an interactive installation by Chris Pyrate, 7:00 PM-12:00 AM. Above the action: Watch projections of Robin Bell’s provocative light and projection art piece, “Retro Lines“; “#LoveShaw” and “Shaw Stories: The Wizard of Shaw” animation by CreativeJunkFood (Candice Taylor & Nabeeh Bilal); and a groovy 1960s LiquidLight Show.  Original and unique art by more than 30artists for sale, including something for every budget. Artists include ARSMedia Arts Group, Sydney Buffalow, Gabrielle Clark, Jen Dargan, J. Eaglin, ChloeGriffin, Daisa Harris, Eddie Harris, Marcia Holmes, Jada Imani M., Clearence James, Evan Johnson, SymphonyJohnson, Munch Joseph,Le'Chaun Linthicum, Maevin McKnight, Atsu Numadzi, Kennedy Recreation Center Seniors, Kennedy Ringgold, Cary Michael Robinson, Hatice Rosato, Heda Rose, Richshaad Ryan, Musah Swallah, Lisa Marie Thalhammer,

Luke Walter,David Williams, and Malendela Zulu (Zulu Soul). 7:00 PM-2:00 AM.

Shaw Community Center
1701 11th Street, NW

Shaw Community Center presents The Lee on 11th, re-imagining the historic Lincoln Temple as a full-service entertainment venue and community center in Shaw. Concerts throughout the evening and live album recording (8:30, 10:30 PM) will feature Jazz/Funk/Punk/Folk and Gogo artists including Juju House, Malik DOPEDrummer, Davey Yarborough, Shaw Bucket Band, youth from Washington Jazz Arts Institute and more.  Screening of the animated film short, “ShawStories: The Wizard of Shaw," will be moderated and accompanied by group discussions, in 15-minute intervals starting at 7:30 PM.  Youth art gallery. Fashion show featuring Make DC Chocolate & Cheryl Lofton Tailoring. DC history pop up exhibit. Concessions by DMV Black Restaurant Week. 7:00 PM-12:00 AM.

The Passenger
1539 7th Street, NW

Live music by ChargedCam36, 7:00-8:00 PM.

The Shop at Shaw
1924 8th Street, NW #145

Paintings by Richshaad Ryan. Dance Party with DJ.

Urban Athletic Club
804 N Street, NW

Paintings by Jen Dargan, Daisa Harris, and Eddie Harris/Studio 47DC. Paint and Chill: Set your inner Picasso free. Acrylic paints, brushes, and canvasses provided. 7:00 PM-1:00 AM.

Wanda’s on 7th Salon & Spa
1851 7th Street, NW

Paintings by Katherine Kailian. 7:00 PM-2:00 AM. Futuristic Black Bourgeoisie with designs by Justin Leonard and Imani Bey: Fashion exhibit with living mannequins and live music, 7:00-10:00 PM; Fashion show, 10:30 PM. Ms.Wanda’s Dance Party with DJ Candi Krush, 11:00 PM-2:00 AM.

Watha T. Daniel Library
1630 7th Street, NW

First Floor: Large abstract paintings by Rodney Herring. Face painting. Teen area. Adult Crafts: Make your own bookmark. Paint the Artist, as performance artist Shanna “Shae” Lim becomes a human canvas. 9:45-10:45 PM. Lower Level: Meeting Room—DIY acrylic and watercolor painting with Shiloh Coleman; Conference Room 1—Quilting demonstration,Times TBA. Second Floor: DC Public Library Punk Archive exhibit.  7:00-11:00 PM.