North Capitol Main Street

North Capitol Main Street’s Art All Night: Made in DC presents “A Different World”:

In “A different world” you’ll be surrounded by the muses of DC creatives. Find out what influences artists from kung-Fu to cocktails, from Vogue to Broadway, and much more. Our festival will divulge the inspiration shaping DCs social culture and the influencers making it happen! We will activate a melting pot of local artists focusing on DC’s past and present social landscape, through art, dance, film, music and installations. Unlike any other DC neighborhood, North Capitol boasts multiple outdoor experiences and installations to accompany activations in neighborhood businesses. Escape to a neighborhood like none other, join us for “A Different World.”

Events

Creative Grounds – 1822 North Capitol St. NW

TITLE OF EVENT:  A Green World

TIME: 7- 11 PM

 

Explore artwork on display by students from nearby schools Mundo Verde and McKinley Technology High School or participate in arts and crafts activities at the future home of “Creative Grounds DC” a new coffee bar, offering studio and exhibition space and art classes in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, DC. Bring your kids by for art activities and workshops offered by Creative Grounds DC and art teacher, Tasia Joseph.

 

ART ON DISPLAY:

Mundo Verde and McKinley Technology High School

1700 North Capitol St. NW – 1727 North Capitol St. NE

TITLE OF EVENT:  House of Cards

TIME: 7pm – midnight

 

The opening credits sequence of the hit TV series, House of Cards, features several prominent shots of the North Capitol neighborhood along North Capitol Street, between R Street and T Street. Let’s pause that shot, focus in on the image, and get a sense of what these streets north of the nation’s Capitol consist of. Catch a variety of street art and street performances from Youth Dance groups to funk musicians as well as live painting and mural art. If you’re hungry, neighborhood favorites, Jam Doung Style Cuisine and Pub and the People, will be open until late.

 

ART ON DISPLAY:

Live mural art at Pub and the People

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The Florida Ave. Lot – 1600 North Capitol St. NW

Sponsored by Capitol Petroleum

TITLE OF EVENT:  CAN I KICK IT?   &  #NorthCapontheMap Arts Market &  Welcome Center

TIME: 7 pm – 3 am

 

CAN I KICK IT? is a unique film event catered to the lovers of kung-fu flicks, music and

everything else in between. At each event we screen a select cult-classic martial arts film that is

scored live [scene-by-scene] by a DJ 2-Tone Jones who mixes elements of Funk, Soul, Hip-Hop,

Rock, Jazz and more! The DJ uses an array of techniques and sound bites to accentuate

different moments in the film ranging from aggressive fight scenes to subtle love scenes.

Beyond the film itself, there are other elements involved that truly make CAN I KICK IT? a fun,

interactive experience. Enjoy a variety of food trucks on hand with offerings that complement each film, giving away SHAOLIN JAZZ fortune cookies with quotes inside from notable martial arts films and musicians, and hosting a movie trivia with prizes to

giveaway towards the end of the event.

 

Alongside the movie event, explore local artists and vendors at the #NorthCapontheMap Arts Market. Support shopping small and walk amongst one of a kind artists and makers

 

Stop by the Welcome Center located just outside the Florida Lot’s Entrance for giveaways, to purchase your Art All Night T-shirt, Art of a Drink experience and retrieve all your event information!

The Truxton – 12 Florida Ave. NW

TITLE OF EVENT:  The Art of a Drink

TIME: 7 pm – 2 am

 

In the new commercial real estate property at Truxton Circle, The Art of a Drink experience provokes all of the elements that go into the cocktail culture of DC. Learn the mastery of creating signature cocktails while you enjoy tastings, sounds of live jazz, and visuals in this unique art gallery experience. Feel the artistic vibes of Black Broadway (today’s U street corridor). Purchase tickets at the Welcome Center. 21 + ID required.
ART ON DISPLAY:

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Bates Street Lot – 1518 North Capitol St. NW

Sponsored By Quiet Events

TITLE OF EVENT:   Silent Dance Party
TIME: 8pm  – 3am

 

Enter “A Different World” and dance the night away to the beat of your  own drum. Grab your glow sticks for a night full of grooving to your favorite jams under the stars. Thanks to Quiet Events we’re taking over the Bates Street Lot and turning it into a Quiet Clubbing nightclub! This unique corner spot, Bates St NW and North Capitol St NW, neighboring Fresh Cut Barbershop’s iconic mural by Michael Hammond, will have your 3 DJs spinning everything to make you sing, dance, and scream making onlookers wonder why everyone is having so much fun.

 

ART ON DISPLAY:

Installation TBA

Style Island – 111 Florida Ave. NW, corner of 1st Street and Florida Ave. NW

TITLE OF EVENT:  Temple of Vogue

TIME: 7pm – 11:30PM

 

You are invited to the “Temple of Vogue” An Artistic Style Experience! Fashion & Style Enthusiasts will gather on “Style Island” – located at the corners of First Street and Florida Avenue NW for an evening of Fashion, Music and Interactive Arts! Be prepared to view amazing street wear and high fashion designs by talented area designers and clothiers!

 

The “Temple of Vogue” An Artistic Style Experience will be produced and curated by ROE: The Agency, LLC –  a model, talent and marketing agency based in the greater Metropolitan area. ROE: The Agency is noted for their runway productions and fashion fused events up and down the coast. They have organized events and secured talent for curated projects with commercial fashion and lifestyle brands such as Macy’s, Lord & Taylor’s, G Star RAW, REEBOK, Fashion Bomb Daily, AUDI, Cadillac, Crown Royal, The Blue Flame Agency by Sean “Puffy” Combs and more.  Most recent, The Agency has become the title sponsor for Indie Fashion Week, a movement that supports the expansion of small businesses and fashion brands.

 

ART ON DISPLAY:

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OPEN AIR FASHION MARKET FEATURING:

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FASHION SHOW SCHEDULE:

(The following designers will be featured within the hour so don’t be fashionably late 🙂

 

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Bloomingdale Business District, 1800 Block of 1st St. NW

TITLE OF EVENT:  “Arts & Beats in Bloom”

TIME: 7pm – 12am

 

Along the sidewalks of Bloomingdale Business District catch a variety of street art and street performances from Youth Dance groups to the art of Improv. If you’re hungry, there are plenty of infamous neighborhood favorites, Boundary Stone, Crisp Kitchen & Bar, Red Hen, Aroi Thai, Tyber Creek, and more will be open until late. Be sure to pick up your program from the Welcome Center so you can follow the Bar Crawl Suggested Route and get to know our local  businesses while viewing the local artist galleries being showcased inside.

 

ART ON DISPLAY:

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PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

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NoMa Metro Entrance – The corner of 2nd St. and N St. NE


Sponsored by NoMa

TIME: 7 pm – midnight

 

Coming from another neighborhood? Take the Metro and hop off at the NOMA-Galludet U-New York Ave station and be greeted with an interactive light installation by the Foam Collective.

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