The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation will present the 5th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival along Baltimore Ave. (Route 1) and Jefferson St. on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. with key sponsors: Arts District Hyattsville, StreetSense, the City of Hyattsville, M-NCPPC, Palette at Arts District, East City Art, ATHA Inc./Maryland Milestones, and ShelfGenie of Maryland, to date. View full PDF here .
Over 50 visual and performing artists, educators, and craft vendors will gather and be featured along the neighborhood streets of Arts District Hyattsville – one of the D.C. area’s newest smart growth communities, showcasing the talented arts community in Hyattsville and the Gateway Arts District. The Arts District Hyattsville town center features anchors such as Busboys and Poets, a regional restaurant and performance venue, and Yes! Organic Market, a regional grocery selling healthful food, supplements and body care products. Enjoy local beer from Franklin’s Restaurant & Brewery and delicious food and drink by Arts District Hyattsville restaurants Busboys and Poets, Chipotle, Elevation Burger, Spice 6, Tara Thai and Yogi Castle.
For an exhibitors’ listing visit http://www.hyattsvillearts.com/exhibitors. We are thrilled to welcome performances organized by Riaz Zamanand stage management by Joe’s Movement Emporium & World Arts Focus. The afternoon will feature performances by musicians and dancers:Atomic Mosquitos, Cheick Hamala Diabate and Band, Ellen Cherry, Fujareh Band, Jayamangala, Matthew Mills, Olu and Red Carpet Gypsies
Guests can stroll Jefferson Street and its adjacent sidewalks along Route 1 to view and purchase original artwork by local Prince George’s County and D.C. area artists. Guests are invited to explore our corridor’s retailers, suppliers, and non-profits by car and on foot, visiting destinations such as new housing at Arts District Hyattsville in the form of rowhomes by Pulte, great apartments by Palette at Arts District, theMount Rainier Artists’ Lofts stores, Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center’s Administrative Office, as well asPGAAMCC’s Gallery 110 alongside the M-NCPPC Brentwood Arts Exchange, and the artist studios located within the Gateway Arts Center. Last year’s festival drew over 2,300 guests, we welcome you to mix and mingle at the 5th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival. -- http://www.hyattsvillearts.com