THURSDAY: For the Love of DC at Longview Gallery with DJ Tittsworth
by Winston "Stone" Ford
Facebook Event Page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=199699428473
Washington, DC – (December 7th, 2009): ReadysetDC, the “Creative Urban Enterprise” will hold its official launch party on December 10th, 2009 at the newly reopened Long View Gallery at 1234 9th Street NW. The theme and title “For the Love of DC” reflects the website’s mission to promote and spotlight the urban renaissance that’s happening here in the nation’s capital and coincides with ReadysetDC’s new site redesign. “For the Love of DC” also marks the beginning of the ReadysetDC creative agency; offering branding, web design, photography, video, writing, marketing and new media services.
“For the Love of DC” is an RSVP only affair and will feature several artist exhibitions as well as three ‘ive performances. There will be four photography exhibitions; Tracy Clayton, Lillian Cho, Paul Frederiksen and Vincent Gallegos, all DC-based photographers and contributors to ReadysetDC. Also included, will be the nationally recognized artists of “No Kings” Collective who will provide an original art installation coinciding with the event’s theme. “For the Love of DC” will feature DC music acts; DJ Tittsworth, Bullfight Academy featuring hip hop artist duo Henry Mills & DJ Fleg (AWR) and a special surprise rock band. The event will begin at 7pm with viewing of the art installation and photography. Performances will start at 7:30pm and run until midnight. Light fare and drinks will be available.
“For the Love of DC” will be an interactive experience, working with our sponsors, HP, Intel and Best Buy, to facilitate live testing of the HP ENVY. Event goers will have a chance to win a new Envy 15 Beats Limited Edition, which will be raffled off by DJ Tittsworth. Raffle tickets will be on sale at the event for $5 each. A majority of the proceeds will benefit Arts for the Aging, Inc. (AFTA) a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that provides visual, performing, literary and intergenerational arts outreach programs specially designed to improve the health and enhance the lives of seniors throughout the metro D.C. area. Marvin and Modern Liquors are alcohol sponsors.