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At DCPL's new maker space, motto is "if you build it, they will build it"

The investment proves that the library isn't just about books anymore; these tools give people new ways to interact with information, library associate Joseph Koivisto says.

Dance Place opens up Arts Park for proposals

Artists can submit their proposals for bike racks, bicycle repair station, seating, whirly gig (defined as “interactive, playable public sculpture with moveable parts”), and a sprinkler.

Shakespeare Theatre Company plans arts-oriented building on I Street SW

The STC is planning a building where actors and artists can live, with rehearsal space and a black-box theatre to boot.

Heurich House announces arts and humanities center in Dupont

The Heurich House Museum has opened an arts and humanities center in the historic carriage house, where artists, nonprofits and artisans can work.

HR-57 owner Tony Puesan dishes on his upcoming outdoor music venue behind Union Market

It’s a little delayed but it is coming.

Fashion incubator atop Macy's will create jobs, launch careers

The D.C. Fashion Foundation Incubator opens in June, welcoming eight designers--most from the DMV.

Nonprofit to turn Georgetown school into an arts incubator

The Fillmore School, most recently owned by George Washington University, which took it over from the Corcoran, has been purchased by the S&R Foundation. The nonprofit will turn it into an incubator for the arts.

Art exhibition showcases DC's Most Endangered Places

The exhibition by the Historical Society of Washington D.C., opening April 22, features 75 artworks depicting historic buildings appearing on the D.C. Preservation League’s list of “Most Endangered Places” in D.C.

The arts come to Rhode Island Ave NE with pop-up gallery

(Re)Creative Spaces is taking over a vacant building on Rhode Island Ave NE, with a "choose your own art adventure" coming in May.

Dance Place activating its alley with art and games

An alley between Dance Place and Brookland Artspace Lofts will become an arts park.

Animation studio moving to DC bringing 50 jobs to Capitol Riverfront

Pigmental Studios, which announced earlier this year it was relocating from Los Angeles to D.C., is in negotiations for space at the Boilermaker building in Capitol Riverfront/Navy Yard.

Vintage store officially opens near Union Market

Nomad Yard Collectiv aims to elevate vintage, help out local artists, artisans, and business owners, and make D.C. more stylish.

D.C. developer to revitalize chunk of Mt. Rainier

The Menkiti Group, responsible for many projects in and around Brookland, will restore three historic buildings just outside D.C. in Mt. Rainier, Maryland.

EatsPlace, four other Georgia Ave businesses to showcase public art

Five local businesses along Georgia Avenue in Park View and Pleasant Plains will display art to brighten up the streetscape and engage residents.

Blacksmith opens forge in Langdon

"Fontana's Forge," the passion project of a former WMATA project manager, opens Saturday and will offer blacksmithing demonstrations and classes, and sell furniture and home decor.
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