EVENTS: 2 art events in DC on Nov 12

Intersection Mixtape and Playback Your Story  in DC

Van Alen Institute and the DC Office of Planning are pleased to invite you to attend Intersection Mixtape and Playback Your Story, a series of public programs and interventions to unite communities through narrative, vibrations, and the built environment. Events include:

Intersection Mixtape
Site-specific artistic interventions by DC artists collective Furthermore that include mixtapes of local histories and multimedia explorations of neighborhood demographic shifts
COST: FREE
When: November 12, 2016 12:00 – 3:00 P.M.
Where: The lot on the corner of Bates and North Capitol Streets NW,
Mid City East
REGISTER: https://www.vanalen.org/events/intersection-mixtape/
Playback Your Story
Playback Theatre performances by John Johnson and company who specialize in improvisational play that involves a mix of theater and sign language. After conducting over twenty interviews in the neighborhood in September, John will highlight community narratives and stories through theatre.
COST: FREE
When: November 12, 2016 4:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Where: Olmsted Green, Gallaudet University
REGISTER:  https://www.vanalen.org/events/playback-your-story/
 

 

ABOUT THE COLLABORATORS

About Van Alen
At Van Alen Institute, we believe design can transform cities, landscapes, and regions to improve people’s lives. We collaborate with communities, scholars, policymakers, and professionals on local and global initiatives that rigorously investigate the most pressing social, cultural, and ecological challenges of tomorrow. Building on more than a century of experience, we develop cross-disciplinary research, provocative public programs, and inventive design competitions

http://www.vanalen.org
Twitter: @van_alen
Instagram: @van_alen
Facebook: /vanaleninstitute

About DC Office of Planning
Office of Planning’s mission is to guide development of the District of Columbia, including the preservation and revitalization of our distinctive neighborhoods, by informing decisions, advancing strategic goals, encouraging the highest quality outcomes, and engaging all communities. OP performs planning for neighborhoods, corridors, districts, historic preservation, public facilities, parks and open spaces, and individual sites. In addition, OP engages in urban design, land use, and historic preservation review. OP also conducts historic resources research and community visioning, and manages, analyzes, maps, and disseminates spatial and US Census data.

http://www.planning.dc.gov and http://www.dcculturalplan.org
Twitter:@OPinDC #CrossingtheStreet #creativeplacemaking
Instagram:op_indc
Facebook:/dcofficeofplanning

ABOUT CROSSING THE STREET

The Crossing the Street grant initiative is made possible through a grant from the Kresge Foundation. The initiative, taking place in select neighborhoods around the District that are experiencing rapid demographic and social change, aims is to create more locally sensitive public spaces that promote health, happiness, and neighborhood wellbeing by engaging in civic activities that capitalize on community assets.

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