Alley-Oop Festival

— Blagden Alley —
located between 9th, 10th, M and N Streets, NW

Alley Oop-Fest, Day 1

Saturday, 7pm - 1am

The fun begins during Art All Night Shaw, DC’s free overnight arts festival, with live music, projections and street entertainers, as the DC Alley Museum's murals are illuminated at night for the first time.  

7:00 PM Matt Cohen/MT Rainier (solo guitar)
8:00 PM Danger Painters (rock quartet)
8:00 PM-1:00 AM Projection by Robin Bell
9:00 PM Andras Fekete/Boat Burning Guitar Orchestra 
10:00 PM-1:00 AM Luke Stewart (electric Jazz) at Nobody Media

Alley-Oop Fest, Day 2

Sunday, 1pm - 6pm

The fun continues, with live music, children's art activities, film screenings, a yoga class, a ribbon cutting celebrating five new murals, street entertainers, and much more! 

1:00 PM Lisa Marie Thalhammer Meditation Yoga
1:00-5:00 PM  Kids Art at Long View Gallery, led by Sydney Buffalow.
Interactive Art: “You are an Artist”—Paint with Acrylics and Watercolors. #loveshaw lips, anyone?
“Paint Your President!” Who is Your President? Trump? Obama: George Washington? Mom?
“Using your Hands”: Trace a handprint and let your imagination run wild! Plus exhibition of art created during Art All Night.
1:00 PM Broto Roy
1:30-2:30, 3:00-4:00  Children are engaged in screen printing of DC Alley Museum t-shirts and making buttons with images from DCAM murals at Long View Gallery, presented by Soul & Ink.
1:30 PM Film Screening: “Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC” (A documentary film by Scott Crawford) at Nobody Media
1:50 PM Music TBA
2:00 PM Bill Warrell Kid's Mural Draw On
2:15 PM Ancestral Duo (Jemal Moore & Luke Stewart)
2:30 PM Ribbon Cutting/Dedication of New Murals by Bill Warrell, Lisa Marie Thalhammer, Rose Jaffee, Billy Colbert, and Captain Izabella Sparrow and special invited guests.
2:50 PM Janel Leppin  Volcanic Ash
3:00 PM Film Screening: “The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan” (A documentary film by Joseph Pattisall, narrated by Henry Rollins) at Nobody Media
3:40 PM Music TBA
4:00 PM Christina Rios/Forces
4:00 PM Bill Warrell Kid's Mural Draw On
5:00 PM Nag Champa Art Ensemble

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The Alley-Oop Murals and Music Festival is presented by Shaw Main Streets in conjunction with the DC Alley Museum, with funding from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Muriel E. Bowser, Mayor, Douglas Development Corporation and other sponsors.