Thursday, December 04, 2008

Art Basel Miami Beach: 4 - 7 December 2008

Art Basel Miami Beach takes place 4 - 7 December 2008.

Art Basel Miami Beach is the most important art show in the United States, a cultural and social highlight for the Americas. As the sister event of Switzerland's Art Basel, the most prestigious art show worldwide for the past 39 years, Art Basel Miami Beach combines an international selection of top galleries with an exciting program of special exhibitions, parties and crossover events featuring music, film, architecture and design. Exhibition sites are located in the city's beautiful Art Deco District, within walking distance of the beach and many hotels.

Click image for Art Basel Miami Beach website.

Art Basel: The Stone Canvas Mix & Mingle - Saturday, 6 December 2008 to Benefit Care Resourse

Dana Ellyn: TONIGHT at Long View, SATURDAY Open Studio, TV interview and much more!

Join Dana Ellyn at Long View Gallery tonight for a Holiday Party and exhibit of works from some of the gallery's favorite artists. Dana be exhibiting two very new paintings inspired by the recent election of our new President and Vice President; "Won't You Be My Neighbor" and "Joe the V.P."

The gallery is supplying the drinks and snacks, you bring your holiday cheer!

Long View Gallery is located at 1302 9th Street, NW, (at 9th & N)Washington, DC. Telephone 202.232.4788.

Tonight's opening reception will take place for 6 until 9 pm.

Click image to read DANA ELLYN E-Newsletter dated Thursday, 4 December 2008 regarding tonight's opening reception as well as upcoming events and current news.

Experimental Readings TONIGHT at Transformer, 7-9pm - FREE

Join Transformer TONIGHT (Thursday, 4 December 2008) from 7 until 9 pm for an evening of readings by emerging poets and writers in conjunction with Nilay Lawson's exhibition "If You Didn't Know What This Was, Would You Know What This Is?".

TONIGHT's experimental writings and readings at Transformer will be lead by Transformer Advisory Council Member and Corcoran Professor Casey Smith, along with recent Corcoran grads Mike Terzano, Jenn DePalma, David Williams, and current Corcoran student Caitlin Lennon.

Click image to read Transformer E-Newsletter dated Thursday, 4 December 2008 regarding TONIGHT's event as well as upcoming events.

My "One Planet, Ours" (Cool Globes) Exhibit at US Botanic Garden featuring DJ Bryan Hughes "Zanzibar" Progressive Trance Mix

In the process of curating images for my 2009 New Year Greeting Cards project which may will feature images from my 2008 Public Art in Public Spaces collection this past week I finally put the final touches on my One Planet, Ours (Cool Globes) Exhibition - US Botanic Garden - WDC - 22 September 2008 video project by featuring San Francisco DJ Bryan Hughes' 2008 Progressive Trance mix, "Zanzibar" as background music.

In the process of a gradual shift from Flickr to Ipernity, here is my One Planet, Ours (Cool Globes) Exhibition - US Botanic Garden / WDC - 22 September 2008 album at Ipernity.

Click the image to view the video.

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Out For Equality: Commemorating Barack Obama and Joe Biden's Inauguration!

Click image to read National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Action Fund Important Message E-News dated Wednesday, 3 December 2008 regarding OUT FOR EQUALITY events being held at the Mayflower Hotel and Town Danceboutique on Tuesday, 20 January 2009 in commemoration of Barack Obama and Joe Biden’s Inauguration.

5 December 2008 First Friday at CAOS on F

Every FIRST FRIDAY, Caos on F the artist owned, artist operated collective at 923 F Street, NW, hosts an open studio event featuring Fine Art, Fine Furniture and Fine Friends.

Celebrating the holidays with the final month of the inagural show of the work of painters Michael Berman and Quint Marshall, ceramacist Joe Hicks and furniture by Matthew Falls and additional holiday gift items both in the gallery and at other select F Street locations ... the remainder of the month the gallery will be open to the public every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 2-8 pm and by special appointment.

Caos on F invites you to visit their downtown gallery this FIRST FRIDAY, 5 December 2008 from 5 until 8pm.

Click image for Caos on F E-Newsletter dated Wednesday, 3 December 2008.

DC Cowboys' Special Holiday Events

Click image to read DC Cowboys Dance Company E-Newsletter dated Wednesday, 3 December 2008.

Golden Triangle News | December 2008

Click image to read Golden Triangle BID E-Newsleter dated Wednesday, 3 December 2008.

ART BASEL International LUXE Lounge Experience - Friday, 5 December 2008 to Benefit Care Resource

Join LUXE Magazine, Moresque Living, Artwork Partners and Britto Art Showcase for the “International LUXE Lounge Experience”.

Boasting everything beautiful in South Florida , the LUXE lounge will include international tastes, libations and entertainment celebrating art and cultures from around the globe.

All Donations from the event will benefit Care Resource, South Florida ’s oldest and largest HIV/AIDS community health provider.

A Donation of $5 gets you Admission to the event & cocktails for the evening.

A Donation of $10 gets you into our VIP lounge, including cocktails, hors d’oeuvres & 1 raffle ticket.

Additional Raffle tickets will be available for $20 for an arm’s length.

Lounge furnishings and Entertainment provided by Berber Events.

Cocktails provided by Potions in Motion.

Friday, 6 December 2008
6 to 10pm
25 NE 39th Street
Miami Design District

Celebrate Prohibition Repeal w/ DJ KOSTAS at LIZARD LOUNGE / LIMA - Sunday, 7 December 2008


Click image for ATLAS Events E-News dated Wednesday, 3 December 2008.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

4th Annual Downtown Holiday Market Begins at 12 Noon on Friday, 5 December 2008

The much anticipated fourth-annual Downtown Holiday Market produced by the Downtown DC Business Improvement District in partnership with Diverse Markets Management is poised to return to Downtown DC, bringing a unique outdoor shopping experience to the heart of the center city. From Friday, December 5 through Tuesday, December 23, a festive atmosphere and live musical entertainment will enliven the charming marketplace.

Click image to read Diverse Markets Managements E-Newsletter dated Tuesday, 2 December 2008 for details.

Here is my 2006 Downtown Holiday Market webpage with a link at the top of the page to my 2005 photos, as well.

While most my 2007 Downtown Holiday Market photos may be found at Flickr, I've recently uploaded a few to the Downtown Holiday Market - Penn Quarter - WDC - 7 December 2007 album at my newly launched Ipernity site.

Here are some of the videos projects from the 2007 event:




Mid City Artists are a diverse and talented group of nearly 40 professional artists who have come together for the purpose of promoting their art, and the Dupont/Logan neighborhoods they call home.

This weekend on Saturday and Sunday, 6 - 7 December 2008, more than 20 Mid City Artists will participate in the FALL 2008 OPEN STUDIOS event.

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Corcoran December E-Newsletter!

Click image to read Corcorcan E-Newsletter dated Tuesday, 2 Dedcember 2008.

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Cyber Monday Special at National Building Museum Online - 1 December 2008

Click image to view National Building Museum ONLINE E-Newsletter dated 1 December 2008 featuring a CYBER MONDAY SPECIAL.

Robert T. Cole :: OPEN STUDIO :: DEC. 6 + 7

Next weekend, 6 - 7 December 2008, Robert T. Cole will be amongst the 20 or more artists that will participate in the Mid City Artists SIXTH ANNUAL FALL OPEN STUDIOS.

On display will be Robert's new spectacular sculpture of Bacchus, a commissioned work which will be moved to its permanent home, a privately owned vineyard, in Potomac, Maryland, soon after the OPEN STUDIO.

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World AIDS Day, 1 December 2008

The 1st of December, World AIDS Day, is the day when individuals and organisations from around the world come together to bring attention to the global AIDS epidemic. 2008 marks the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day. Whilst we have come a long ways since 1988, there is still much more to be done.

Click image to learn more about World AIDS Day 2008.

Here's a list of World AIDS Day 2008 events in Washington DC.

Here is my 2005 World AIDS Day Whitman Walker Clinic / WDC photoset.

JustCircuit LIVE streaming TODAY of White Party's Johnny Chisolm Muscle Beach Party With DJ's Wendy Hunt & Phil B

If you could not make it to this weekend's WHITE PARTY at South Beach, don't fret ...

From 1 until 8 pm TODAY, Sunday 30 November 2008 ... JustCircuit LIVE will stream Johnny Chisholm's POSEIDON MUSCLE BEACH PARTY featuring DJs Wendy Hunt and Phil B, followed by FIREWORKS!

Click image for details.

Artspace Washington DC Update

Dance Place and Artspace are partnering to create a $19 million arts campus in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Artspace will break ground on 41 affordable live/work units for artists and their families along with gallery and studio space.

Artspace is assisting Dance Place, Washington, D.C.'s most prolific presenter of modern dance, to build a new performance and rehearsal space, an education center and administrative space. A late 2009 groundbreaking is planned.

Click image to read Artspace Projects, Inc E-Newsletter dated Tuesday, 25 November 2008.

Eileen Ivers' "An Nollaig - An Irish Christmas" Tour & CD

Just like ornaments on a Christmas tree, the tunes on this Eileen Ivers' recording 'An Nollaig - An Irish Christmas' have been lovingly passed down through the generations.

'An Nollaig - An Irish Christmas' is a truly joyous Christmas collection composed equally of traditional carols, dance tunes and holiday classics.

Click here to read Eileen Ivers' An Nollaig - An Irish Christmas' Tour E-Newsletter dated Tuesday, 25 November 2008.

Click image to view my Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul at the 2006 Planet Arlington / World Music Festival at Iwo Jima Memorial Grounds in Arlington VA.

Times Square Alliance Newsletter - Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Click image to read Times Square Alliance E-Newsletter dated Tuesday, 25 November 2008.

ACKC Birthday Party + Holiday Show/Sale with the Clay Queen!

ACKC D.C. is celebrating its First Birthday with a huge party on 2 December 2008 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.

And ACKC Alexandria and Artfully Paper are joining the Clay Queen, aka Renee Altman, for a Holiday Show and Sale on Saturday and Sunday, 6 - 7 December 2008.

Click image for details and to read the entire ACKC E-News dated Friday, 28 November 2008.