Art All Night! DC’s Nuit Blanche

D.C. brought famous Parisian festival Nuit Blanche to the Shaw-Chinatown neighborhood for a night of art, music, cocktails... and PBR.

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D.C. brought famous Parisian festival Nuit Blanche for a night of art, music, cocktails -- and PBR -- at bars, parks and galleries around the Shaw-Chinatown area. Warehouse Theater (1021 7th St. N.W.) served as part bar, part art exhibit. Gallery by Elizabeth Garbitelli.
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Guests view graffiti art and avant-garde exhibits at Warehouse Theater.
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Street paintings on 7th Street
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A series by Raoul Middleman
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An installation littered with empty liquor bottles was, appropriately enough, placed near the bar.
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Going upstairs at the Warehouse Theater led to darkened rooms with more displays and little explanation. Visitors were free to move amongst the pieces with crowds both helping and hindering the experience.
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Delicious home-style food was served up by local chefs at several venues.
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Eric Ricks contemplates his current work.
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Walls of Warehouse Theater
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Songstress Allison Carney captivated an audience.
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Live mice scurried around in the attached cages in this exhibit featuring a pop art portrait of Rick Perry superimposed with lines of scripture
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Graffiti art on 7th Street
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Eric Ricks continued working in front of an audience.
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Graffiti art on 7th Street by Shane Pomajambo
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Pinkney Herbert's "Duet" (L) and Annette Polan's "Memory 3" (R) were part of the "Ten Years After 9/11" exhibit at Pepco's Edison Place Gallery (701 9th St. N.W.).
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Bill Dunlap's "Snake Breath" and Ann Glover's lunchbox and thermos piece
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An arrangement of objects by William Dunlap entitled "Repeat After Me, 'They Hate Our Freedoms!"
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Pepco's Edison Place Gallery
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